Metternich was born on 15th May' 1773, in Coblenz, Germany; which was considered as the part of Archbishopric of Trier. His dad was Franz Georg Karl. As an individual from a Westphalian honorable family, he was raised in a most customary environment. He was familiar with French and in German. In 1788, he started concentrating on discretion at the University of Strasbourg. At the point when the French insurgency started, he moved to Mainz University. On graduation, he entered the Austrian conciliatory administration.