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Arthur Wellesley (First Duke of Wellington)

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Born: 1769 AD
Died: 1852 AD, at 83 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Duke

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1769 – He was born this year in Dublin.He is most famous for, together with Blücher, defeating Napoleon at Waterloo.

 

1814 - The titles of Duke of Wellington and Marquess Douro were bestowed upon Arthur Wellesley, 1st Marquess of Wellington, on May 11 of this year.

 

1815 - The Dukes of Wellington also hold the foreign titles of Prince of Waterloo (Orange dynasty's United Kingdom of the Netherlands, after the battle field in the part that would became Belgium in this year,

 

1852 – He died this year in Walmer, Kent.

 


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