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Horatio Nelson
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Life of Nelson (ch. 9), when asked to cover the stars on his uniform to hide his rank during battle.
Horatio Nelson
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Frothingham, Jessie Peabody. Sea Fighters from Drake to Farragut New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1902. pg. 314.
Horatio Nelson
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Life of Nelson (Ch. 5), before the Battle of the Nile (August 1, 1797). Alternately reported as Westminster Abbey, or victory!


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Born: September 29, 1758

Died: October 21, 1805 (aged 47)

Nationality: British

Occupation: Soldier

Bio: Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, was a flag officer famous for his service in the Royal Navy, particularly during the Napoleonic Wars. He was noted for his inspirational leadership and superb grasp of strategy and unconventional tactics, which resulted in a number of decisive naval victories.

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