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My greatest happiness is to serve my gracious King and Country and I am envious only of glory; for if it be a sin to covet glory I am the most offending soul alive.  - Horatio Nelson
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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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