Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscoont Nelson

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The Viscount Nelson
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Vice Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson, bi Lemuel Francis Abbott
Born29 September 1758
Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, Ingland
Dee'd21 October 1805(1805-10-21) (aged 47)
Battle o Trafalgar, Cape Trafalgar, Spain
AllegianceGreat Breetain
Unitit Kinrick
Breetish Empire
Service/branchRyal Navy
Years o service1771–1805
RankVice-Admiral o the White
Commands heldMediterranean Fleet
Battles/warsAmerican War o Unthirldom

War o the First Coaleetion

Kandyan Wars
Fowert Anglo-Mysore War
War o the Seicont Coaleetion

War o the Third Coaleetion

AwairdsKnicht o the Order o the Bath
Several ithers (see ablo)
SignaturHoratio Nelson Signature.svg

Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscoont Nelson, 1st Duke o Bronté KB (29 September 1758 – 21 October 1805) wis a Breetish flag officer in the Ryal Navy. He wis noted for his inspirational leadership, superb grasp o strategy, an unconventional tactics, that thegither resultit in a nummer o decisive naval veectories, pairteecularly in the Napoleonic Wars. He wis woundit several times in combat, losin the sicht in ane ee in Corsica an maist o ane airm in the unsuccessfu attempt tae conquer Santa Cruz de Tenerife. He wis shot an killed in his feenal veectory at the Battle o Trafalgar in 1805.