Ficquelmont, Karl Ludwig Graf#
b. Dieuze Palace near Nancy (France), March 23, 1777, d. Venice (Italy), April 7, 1857, diplomat and politician. From 1793 Austrian officer, 1815-1839 diplomatic missions to Stockholm and St. Petersburg, from 1840 minister, from March 20, 1848, Minister of Foreign Affairs, from April 4 to May 4, 1848 Prime Minister. Wrote several works on political subjects.
Works#Deutschland, Oesterreich und Preussen, 1851; Lord Palmerston, England und der Kontinent, 2 vols., 1852; Russlands Politik und die Donaufuerstentuemer, 1854.