This question was asked in (Board Delhi Term-II Set-I, II, III, 2017)
Who hosted ‘Vienna Congress’ in 1815? Analyse the main changes brought by the ‘Vienna Treaty.’
Austrian Chancellor Duke Metternich in 1815 hosted the Congress of Vienna and the main changes brought by the Treaty were
- The Bourbon dynasty which was disposed of its power came back in rule.
- Territories annexed under Napoleon were lost.
- To stop French expansion, states were set up.
- Important territories given to Prussia on its western frontiers, Austria was given control of Northern Italy.
- The German confederation o f 39 states was left untouched.
- Part of Poland given to Russia and portion of Saxony to Prussia .
- Setting up a new conservative order in Europe.
Use any 5 points and elaborate on them
Answer to be written in the exam
The aim of the Treaty of Vienna of 1815 was to undo the changes brought by Napoleon in Europe.
- The Bourbon Dynasty , which was once removed from power by Napoleon, rose to power again after his defeat and the formation of the Treaty of Vienna.
- To stop the expansion process of the French , several states were set up on the boundaries of France .
- Prussia gained new territories on its western front and Austria gained control over Northern Italy.
- The conservative order which was overthrown by Napoleon was again implemented in the society.
- The German confederation of 39 states was established by Napoleon was left untouched