The article studies the evolution of the ideas of European politicians
and journalists about the Holy Alliance in the period between the Congress of Vienna and the suppression of European revolutions in 1823. It concludes that the attempts to
comprehend the plan of the Russian Tsar, as well as the liberal criticism of the Holy
Alliance could not reveal its true identity, still remaining mysterious.
The Holy Alliance, Alexander I, European politics, Saint-Simon, Pratt, Chateaubriand, Canning, B. Constant, Lullin de Sotovie.