Major-General Sir William Ponsonby KCB (13 October 1772 – 18 June 1815) was an Anglo-Irish politician and British Army officer who served in the Peninsular War and was killed at the Battle of Waterloo . Early life and education He was the second son of William Ponsonby, who was created Baron Ponsonby of Imokilly in 1806, and Hon. Louisa Molesworth.
2 de fev. de 2019 · by John Morewood. Sir William Ponsonby. Sir William Ponsonby has gone down in immortality as leading the decisive charge of the Union Brigade at the Battle of Waterloo, on June 18th, 1815. In the 1970’s film ‘Waterloo’ he was played by Michael Wilding and anyone who has seen this film will remember how he and a Scots Greys ...
Contributed by Murphy, David Ponsonby, Sir William (1772–1815), general, was born 13 October 1772, the second son of William Brabazon Ponsonby (qv), 1st Baron Ponsonby, and his wife Louisa (née Molesworth) (d. 1824), fourth daughter of Richard, 3rd Viscount Molesworth (qv).
Major-General the Honourable Sir William Ponsonby, KCB Irish politician and British Army officer who served in the Peninsula War and was killed at the Battle of Waterloo. Second son of William Brabazon Ponsonby, 1st Baron (15 September 1744 – 5 November 1806), by the Hon. Louisa (1749–1824), fourth daughter of the 3rd...
John Ponsonby. Elizabeth Cavendish. Occupation. Politician. William Brabazon Ponsonby, 1st Baron Ponsonby (of Imokilly), PC (Ire) (15 September 1744 – 5 November 1806) was a leading Irish Whig politician, being a member of the Irish House of Commons, and, after 1800, of the United Kingdom parliament. 
Major-General Hon. Sir William Ponsonby KCB was an Anglo-Irish politician and British Army officer who served in the Peninsular War and was killed at the Battle of Waterloo. Wikiwand is the world's leading Wikipedia reader for web and mobile.
The painting is by an unknown artist and is titled Major-General the Honourable Sir William Ponsonby (1772-1815) KCB. His cousin, Major-General the Honourable Sir Frederick Cavendish Ponsonby also fought at Waterloo and suffered badly after being wounded in the light cavalry action.