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  1. 27 de abr. de 2022 · Death: September 26, 1842 (82) Kingston House, Knightsbridge, London, England. Place of Burial: Chapel, Eton College, Eton, England. Immediate Family: Son of Garret Wesley, 1st Earl of Mornington and Anne Wesley, Countess of Mornington. Husband of Hyacinthe Gabrielle Wellesley and Marianne Patterson. Father of Lord Richard Wellesley; Anne ...

  2. Richard, Marquess Wellesley (1760–1842) became one of the most controversial politicians of his generation during his time as Governor-General of Bengal (1798–1805). Although this period saw him achieve territorial gains and military victories in India - including the defeat of Tipu Sultan, the ruler of Mysore - the financial cost was considered too high. The East India Company Court of ...

  3. 30 de abr. de 2024 · Peninsular War. 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). He first rose to military prominence in India, won successes in the ...

  4. 29 de mar. de 2024 · Label. Description. Also known as. English. Arthur Wellesley, Earl of Mornington. born 1978; eldest child of Charles Wellesley, 9th Duke of Wellington, and Princess Antonia of Prussia. Arthur Gerald Wellesley, Marquess of Douro. Arthur Wellesley, Marquess of Douro. Arthur Gerald Wellesley, Earl of Mornington.

  5. Lord Mornington - the Marquis of Wellesley (the Duke of Wellington 's elder brother) - was Governor-General from 1797 to 1805, succeeding Cornwallis. Cornwallis had acted in the light of Pitt's India Act and was a reformer who had studied the career of Warren Hastings. Wellesley saw India as a theatre in the world war with France; he was a ...

  6. He was Viscount Wellesley until 1781 when he succeeded his father as the 2nd Earl of Mornington. In 1799, he was elevated to the Irish peerage as Marquess Wellesley. Between 1798 and 1805, he was the fifth Governor-General of India, and he later served as Foreign Secretary in the British Cabinet and as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.

  7. Arthur Charles Valerian Wellesley, 9th Duke of Wellington, 9th Prince of Waterloo, 10th Duke of Ciudad Rodrigo, 9th Duke of Victoria, GE, OBE, DL (born 19 August 1945), styled Earl of Mornington between 1945 and 1972 and Marquess of Douro between 1972 and 2014, is a British peer and politician. He served as Conservative Member of the European ...