[Answer] Who was in the Holy Alliance?

Answer: Czar Alexander I Emperor Francis I of Austria and King Frederick William III of Prussia
Who was in the Holy Alliance?

The Holy Alliance (German: Heilige Allianz; Russian: Священный союз Svyashchennyy soyuz; also called the Grand Alliance) was a coalition linking the monarchist great powers of Austria Prussia and Russia. It was created after the final defeat of Napoleon at the behest of Emperor (Tsar) Alexander I of Russia and signed in Paris on 26 September 1815. The alliance aimed to restrain liberalism an…

The Holy Alliance (German: Heilige Allianz; Russian: Священный союз Svyashchennyy soyuz; also called the Grand Alliance) was a coalition linking the monarchist great powers of Austria Prussia and Russia. It was created after the final defeat of Napoleon at the behest of Emperor (Tsar) Alexander I of Russia and signed in Paris on 26 September 1815. The alliance aimed to restrain liberalism and secularism in Europe in the wake of the devastating French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars and it nominally succeeded in this until the Crimean War. Otto von Bismarck managed to reunite the Holy Alliance following the unification of Germany in 1871 but the alliance again faltered by the 1880s over Austrian and Russian conflicts of interest over the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire.

Ostensibly the alliance was formed to instill the divine right of kings and Christian values in European political life as pursued by Alexander I under the influence of his spiritual adviser Baroness Barbara von Krüdener . Under the treaty European rulers would agree to govern as “branches” of the Christian community and offer mutual service. The agreement was at first secret and mistrusted by liber…

Ostensibly the alliance was formed to instill the divine right of kings and Christian values in European political life as pursued by Alexander I under the influence of his spiritual adviser Baroness Barbara von Krüdener . Under the treaty European rulers would agree to govern as “branches” of the Christian community and offer mutual service. The agreement was at first secret and mistrusted by liberals though liberalism was effectively restrained in this political culture until the Revolutions of 1848 . About three months after the Final Act of the Congress of Vienna the monarchs of Catholic (Austria) Protestant (Prussia) and Orthodox (Russia) confession promised to act on the basis of “justice love and peace” both in internal and foreign affairs for “consolidating human institutions and remedying their imperfections”. The Alliance was quickly rejected by the United Kingdom (though George IV declared consent in his capacity as King of Hanover ) the Papal States and the Ottoman Empire . Lord Castlereagh the British Foreign Secretary called it “a piece of sublime mysticism and nonsense”.

The Holy Alliance was an informal alliance led by Russia Austria and Prussia which aimed to reduce the influence of secularism and liberalism in Europe. The brainchild of Tsar Alexander I It gained at least nominal support from many states partly because most European monarchs did no…

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