in office from 1821 – 1848, 1st chancellor under the reigns of Francis I (1821–1835) & Ferdinand I (1835–1848).
Metternich System - censorship, espionage, suppression of nationalist and revolutionary ideas. Made to preserve political arrangements after Napoleon.
Carlsbad Decrees - no liberal professers in universities, censorship of the press, no nationalist clubs.
Concert of Europe - alliance between Austria, Prussia, Britain, and Russia to maintain balance of power in Europe. France later joined.
2 things he hates - liberalism and nationalism.