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  1. General Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount Hill, GCB, GCH (11 August 1772 – 10 December 1842) was a British Army officer, politician and peer who served in the Napoleonic Wars as a brigade, division and corps commander.

  2. Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount Hill (born August 11, 1772, Hawkstone, Shropshire, England—died December 10, 1842, Hardwicke Grange, Shropshire) was a British general and one of the Duke of Wellingtons chief lieutenants in the Peninsular (Spanish) campaigns of the Napoleonic Wars.

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  3. Viscount Hill, of Hawkstone and of Hardwicke in the County of Salop, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1842 for General Rowland Hill.

  4. General Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount Hill, GCB, GCH (11 August 1772 – 10 December 1842) was a British Army officer. He served in the Napoleonic Wars as a brigade, division and corps commander. He became Commander-in-Chief of the British Army in 1828.

  5. Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount Hill. (1772-1842), General. Regency Portraits Catalogue Entry. Sitter in 25 portraits. Nicknamed both' farmer' and 'daddy' because of his ruddy, fair-haired, kindly countenance and generous nature, Hill was Wellington 's most reliable subordinate officer and one of the leading generals under Wellington in the ...

  6. John Prescott Knight painted this portrait at about the time Hill was created a Viscount in 1842, which was also the year of his death. Hill studied at a military academy in Strasbourg. He...

  7. General Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount Hill of Almarez was a man who frequently led from the front in some of the deadliest battles ofthe Napoleonic Wars. Hill was given his own ‘detached' corps and fought his way through Spain, Portugal and France, winning battles against the odds – such at St Pierre, where he defeated the redoubtable ...