Definition of Talleyrand, Charles de in US English:

Talleyrand, Charles de

proper noun

  • (1754–1838), French statesman; full name Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord. He became head of the new government after the fall of Napoleon in 1814 and was later instrumental in the overthrow of Charles X and the accession of Louis Philippe in 1830.

Pronunciation

Talleyrand, Charles de

/ˈtaliˌrand/