Arthur Wellesley


Date of Arrival : 01 May 1769

Date of Departure : 14 September 1852

Cause of death : Complications from a stroke

Place of Death :Walmer

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Resting place : Dublin

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Ethnicity : Briton

Alma mater/Profession : None

Political movement : Tory

Religion : Christian

Spouse(s) : Catherine Pakenham

Children : Arthur, Charles,,

Parents :Father:Garret Wesley, 1st Earl of Mornington Mother:Anne

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Wellesley is famous for his adaptive defensive style of warfare, resulting in several victories against a numerically superior force while minimising his own losses. He is regarded as one of the greatest defensive commanders of all time, and many of his tactics and battle plans are still studied in military academies around the world. Regarded as one of Britain\\\'s most significant military figures, in 2002, he was placed at number 15 in the BBC\\\'s poll of the 100 Greatest Britons

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