Há 1 dia · A comprehensive biography of the Anglo-Irish statesman, soldier, and British Tory politician who led the allied forces to victory against Napoleon at Waterloo in 1815. Learn about his early life, military career, political achievements, family, and legacy.
Há 23 horas · In the Peninsular War, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, renewed the Anglo-Portuguese advance into Spain just after New Year in 1812, besieging and capturing the fortified towns of Ciudad Rodrigo, Badajoz, and crushing a French army at the Battle of Salamanca.
- 18 May 1803 – 20 November 1815, (12 years, 5 months and 4 weeks)
24 de nov. de 2023 · Wellington: The Path to Victory, 1769-1814 is the first of two volumes based on exhaustive research on Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, by Rory Muir – to be precise, it is based on 30 years work on the subject.
Há 3 dias · Following the Second Anglo-Maratha War in 1806, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington drafted a treaty granting independence to the Sikh clans east of the Sutlej River in exchange for their allegiance to the British General Gerard Lake acting on his dispatch.
Há 1 dia · His sponsor for the election (besides his father) was the Chief Secretary for Ireland, Sir Arthur Wellesley, the future Duke of Wellington, with whom Peel's political career would be entwined for the next 25 years.