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Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand (1754)

The prototype of the witty, cynical diplomat, Talleyrand is exalted by some as a savior of Europe and damned by others as an opportunist or traitor. Undisputed, however, is the Frenchman's impressive knack for political survival. He held high office from the ancien régime through the Revolution, Napoleon's rise and fall, the Restoration, and the July Monarchy. He scored his greatest diplomatic triumphs representing France at the Congress of Vienna. What was one of his worst diplomatic failures? More...
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People might say whatever they want about Charles-Maurice, but we have our own controversies. Shakira Isabel Mebarak Rapoll, Gerard Pique, James Joyce, Charlotte Auerbach and I are blessed to share this day in style. It's our birthday!

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muketah wrote:
People might say whatever they want about Charles-Maurice, but we have our own controversies. Shakira Isabel Mebarak Rapoll, Gerard Pique, James Joyce, Charlotte Auerbach and I are blessed to share this day in style. It's our birthday!


Happy Birthday, muketah!
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My guess is that Talleyrand would've made an excellent poker player.

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Verbatim wrote:
muketah wrote:
People might say whatever they want about Charles-Maurice, but we have our own controversies. Shakira Isabel Mebarak Rapoll, Gerard Pique, James Joyce, Charlotte Auerbach and I are blessed to share this day in style. It's our birthday!


Happy Birthday, muketah!
Thanks Verbatim.

I am not a genius. I am just a tremendous bundle of experience - Richard Fuller.
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Absurdicuss wrote:
My guess is that Talleyrand would've made an excellent poker player.
why do you think he will even play poker?Think

I am not a genius. I am just a tremendous bundle of experience - Richard Fuller.
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I would like to know what Talleyrand's secret to success is. Any ideas?
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muketah wrote:
Absurdicuss wrote:
My guess is that Talleyrand would've made an excellent poker player.
why do you think he will even play poker?Think



He must have had a stone cold stare and steel kahonies Muke.

Just a thought, though the French do love the Riviera oui?

Oh, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR MUKETAH

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