Há 5 dias · Wellesley rose to prominence as a general during the Peninsular campaign of the Napoleonic Wars, and was promoted to the rank of field marshal after leading the allied forces to victory against the French Empire at the Battle of Vitoria in 1813. Following Napoleon's exile in 1814, he served as the ambassador to France and was granted a dukedom.
23 de jan. de 2023 · Sir Abraham was one of the farmers of the Customs, an eminent loyalist of the reign of Charles II., and one of the richest commoners of his time. The almshouses were "for twelve poor almsmen and almswomen, being single persons and inhabitants of Putney." For some time, however, only women have been admitted.
Há 2 dias · Camilla (born Camilla Rosemary Shand, later Parker Bowles, 17 July 1947) is Queen Consort of the United Kingdom and the 14 other Commonwealth realms as the wife of King Charles III. [a] She became queen consort on 8 September 2022 when her husband became king upon the death of his mother, Elizabeth II. 
Há 3 dias · 在1815年的 滑铁卢战役 中，他联同 布吕歇尔 击败拿破仑。 从政后，他加入托利党，曾两次出任首相（1828年－1830年、1834年），成為托利党時代最後一位首相。 纵使他阻止不了 1832年改革法令 获得通过，但是，在他退出政坛前，他在皮爾內閣中任職，而他仍是 上议院 的领导人物之一。 他终生担任英国陆军总司令。 目录 1 早年 2 军旅生涯 2.1 早年军旅生涯 2.2 尼德兰 2.3 印度 2.3.1 第四次英迈战争 2.4 第二次英马战争 2.4.1 阿索 2.4.2 Argaum与Gawilghur 2.5 离开印度 2.6 回到英国 2.7 丹麦 2.8 半岛战役 2.9 滑铁卢战役 3 政治生涯 3.1 首相 3.2 威灵顿与改革法案 3.3 第二次出任首相 4 晚年
Há 2 dias · A General and Heraldic Dictionary of The Peerage and Baronetage of the United Kingdom, for M.D.CCC.XXVI. Exhibited, Under Strict Alphabetical Arrangements, The Present State of Those Exalted Ranks, With Their Armorial, Bearings, Mottoes, and c. And Deducing the Lineage of Each House From The Founder of Its Honors.
Há 3 dias · It led in 1800 to the founding of the College of Fort William, in Calcutta by Lord Wellesley, the then Governor-General. The college was later to play an important role both in the development of modern Indian languages and in the Bengal Renaissance .
Há 3 dias · Born to a lady's maid and a carpenter, Heath was educated at a grammar school in Ramsgate, Kent ( Chatham House Grammar School for boys) and became a leader within student politics while studying at the University of Oxford. He served as an officer in the Royal Artillery during the Second World War.