Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke o Wellington

Frae Wikipedia
Lowp tae: navigation, rake
Field Marshal His Grace
The Duke o Wellington
KG, GCB, GCH, PC, FRS
Sir Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington.png
The Duke o Wellington, bi Sir Thomas Lawrence. Pentit in 1814, a few months afore the Battle o Waterloo.
Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kingdom
In office
14 November 1834 – 10 December 1834
Monarch William IV
Precedit bi The Viscoont Melbourne
Succeedit bi Sir Robert Peel
In office
22 Januar 1828 – 16 November 1830
Monarch George IV
William IV
Precedit bi The Viscoont Goderich
Succeedit bi The Yerl Grey
Leader o the Hoose o Lords
In office
3 September 1841 – 27 Juin 1846
Prime Meenister Sir Robert Peel
Precedit bi The Viscoont Melbourne
Succeedit bi The Marquess o Lansdowne
In office
14 November 1834 – 18 Aprile 1835
Prime Meenister Sir Robert Peel
Precedit bi The Viscoont Melbourne
Succeedit bi The Viscoont Melbourne
In office
22 Januar 1828 – 22 November 1830
Precedit bi The Viscoont Goderich
Succeedit bi The Yerl Grey
Foreign Secretar
In office
14 November 1834 – 18 Aprile 1835
Prime Meenister Sir Robert Peel
Precedit bi The Viscoont Palmerston
Succeedit bi The Viscoont Palmerston
Hame Secretar
In office
17 November 1834 – 15 December 1834
Precedit bi The Viscoont Duncannon
Succeedit bi Henry Goulburn
Secretar o State for War an the Colonies
In office
17 November 1834 – 9 December 1834
Precedit bi Thomas Spring Rice
Succeedit bi The Yerl o Aiberdeen
Personal details
Born Arthur Wesley
1 Mey 1769
6 Merrion Street, Dublin, Coonty Dublin, Ireland[1]
Dee'd 14 September 1852(1852-09-14) (aged 83)
Walmer Castle, Kent, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
Restin place St Paul's Cathedral, Lunnon
Poleetical pairty Tory (till 1834), Conservative (1834 onward)
Spoose(s) Catherine Pakenham
Bairns Arthur
Charles
Religion Kirk o Ireland
Signatur
Militar service
Allegiance Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Unitit Kinrick
Service/branch Breetish Airmy
Years o service 1787–1852
Rank Field Marshal
Commands Commander-in-Chief o the Breetish Airmy
Battles/wars
Awairds

Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke o Wellington KG, GCB, GCH, PC, FRS (1 Mey 1769 – 14 September 1852), wis an Anglo-Erse soldier an statesman, an ane o the leadin militar an poleetical figurs o 19t-century Britain. His defeat o Napoleon at the Battle o Waterloo in 1815 put him in the tap rank o Breetain's militar heroes.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Wellesley (2008). p. 16.
  2. Gifford (1817). p. 375.