Hace 2 días · Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, KG, GCB, GCH, PC, FRS ( né Wesley; 1 May 1769 – 14 September 1852) was an Anglo-Irish statesman, soldier, and British Tory politician who was one of the leading military and political figures of 19th-century Britain, serving twice as prime minister of the United Kingdom.
Hace 2 días · The British army, under Arthur Wellesley, the future Duke of Wellington, guarded Portugal and campaigned against the French alongside the reformed Portuguese Army and provided whatever supplies they could get to the Spanish, while the Spanish armies and guerrillas tied down vast numbers of Napoleon's troops.
- 2 May 1808 (sometimes 27 October 1807) – 17 April 1814, (5 years, 11 months, 2 weeks and 1 day)
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.
21 de nov. de 2023 · 4th Earl of Aberdeen (1784–1860) 26 January 1828 2 June 1828 — Tory Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington: Charles Arbuthnot MP for St Ives (1767–1850) 2 June 1828 25 November 1830 — Tory Henry Vassall-Fox 3rd Baron Holland (1773–1840) 25 November 1830 14 November 1834 Whig Charles Grey: William Lamb, 2nd Viscount ...
Hace 8 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.
15 de nov. de 2023 · Nestling in the midst of 95.7 hectares (236 acres) of lands comprising tillage, grassland and forestry, the historic home of Arthur Wellesley, the 1st Duke of Wellington, who famously...