Editors. "Prince Kaunitz extends his influence in the Empire". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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Prince Kaunitz, who represented Maria Theresa at the peace negotiations of Aix-la-Chapelle, now further extends his influence in the Empire. He proposes an alliance with France and Russia, aimed at the recovery of Silesia from Prussia.