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  1. The Duke of Wellington, who served as Prime Minister during this period, was a seasoned statesman and military leader, renowned for his role in defeating Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.

  2. 30 de abr. de 2024 · Arthur Wellesley, 1st duke of Wellington (born May 1, 1769, Dublin, Ireland—died September 14, 1852, Walmer Castle, Kent, England) was an Irish-born commander of the British army during the Napoleonic Wars and later prime minister of Great Britain (1828–30).

  3. Biografia. Castelo de Dangan, uma das residências da família, onde Wellesley passou um tempo de sua infância. Por H. Griffiths baseado em desenho de Bartlett, W. H., 1842. Arthur Wellesley foi o quarto filho do Conde de Mornington, Garret Wesley e de Anne Hill, a filha mais velha do visconde de Dungannon. [ 2] .

  4. 16 de ago. de 2020 · Biography. Arthur Wellesley 1st Duke of Wellington is today more famous as a soldier than as a politician. In fact, as the Prime Minister, he was known for his measures to repress reform, and...

  5. A leading political and military figure of the 19th century, the Duke of Wellington is best remembered for his defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo in 1815. As a general, he was renowned for his stunning defensive skills.

  6. The Duke of Wellington, then Sir Arthur Wellesley, married, 10th April 1806, Lady Catherine Pakenham, daughter of Lord Longford, descended from a family settled in Ireland since 1576. She died in April 1831.

  7. 27 de mar. de 2024 · A feted commander during the Napoleonic Wars, Arthur Wellesley, aka the Duke of Wellington, ranks among Britain’s most famous historical figures. But the ‘Iron Duke’ was a multifaceted character – a career politician, a womaniser and an unlikely fashion icon.

  8. 17 de fev. de 2011 · Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), was probably Britain's greatest military commander, but he was also perhaps one of her worst prime ministers.

  9. Arthur Wellesley, 1st duke of Wellington, (born May 1, 1769, Dublin, Ire.—died Sept. 14, 1852, Walmer Castle, Kent, Eng.), British general. Son of the Irish earl of Mornington, he entered the army in 1787 and served in the Irish Parliament (1790–97).

  10. After the end of the Napoleonic Wars, Wellington took various ceremonial and governmental offices. From 1818 to 1827 he was master-general of the Ordinance with a seat in the Tory Cabinet. He became Prime Minister in 1828, and, despite his personal beliefs, steered through Catholic Emancipation.