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The Congress of Paris worked out the final terms from 25 February to 30 March 1856, when the [[Treaty of Paris (1856)|Treaty of Paris]] was signed on 30 March 1856 with Russia on one side and France, Great Britain, Ottoman Turkey and Sardinia-Piedmont on the other.<ref name="Britannica"/> at the [[Quai d'Orsay]].<ref name=Barchard>Barchard, David. SETTING THE WORLD TO RIGHTS. 2008</ref>
One of the representatives who attended the Congress of Paris on behalf of the Ottoman Empire was [[Mehmed Emin Âli Pasha]], who was the Ottoman Empire's [[grand vizier]].<ref name="Barchard"/> Russia was represented by Prince [[Orlov (family)|Orlov]] and Baron [[Brunnov]]. Britain sent [[Henry Wellesley, 1st Earl Cowley|Lord Cowley]], its ambassador to France.
Although other congresses, such as the [[Congress of Vienna]] (1814), spread questions and issues for different committees to resolve, the Congress of Paris resolved everything at the same time.<ref>{{Cite EB1911|first=Walter Alison |last=Phillips|wstitle=Congress|volume=6|page=938}}</ref>