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  Horatio Nelson - MSN Encarta
Nelson was born in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, on September 29, 1758.
Nelson is regarded as the most famous of all British naval leaders and as one of the most noteworthy in world history.
In 1849 a monument known as the Nelson Column was erected to Admiral Nelson in Trafalgar Square, London.
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 Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson
Horatio Nelson was born on 29 September 1758 in a rectory in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, the sixth of eleven children of The Revd Edmund Nelson and Catherine Nelson.
Nelson felt throughout his life that his accomplishments were not fully rewarded by the British government, a fact he ascribed to his humble birth and lack of political connections as compared during his lifetime to Sir John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent or after his death to the Duke of Wellington.
Nelson's Pillar, a monument to Nelson in Dublin was destroyed by a bomb planted by former IRA men in 1966.
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 Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson
Horatio Nelson was born in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, England to the Reverend Edmund Nelson and Catherine Suckling Nelson.
In 1784, Nelson was given command of the 28-gun Boreas, and assigned to enforce the Navigation Act in the vicinity of Antigua.
Nelson is included in the top 10 of the 100 Greatest Britons poll sponsored by the BBC and voted for by the public.
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  Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, KB (September 29 1758 – October 21 1805) was a British admiral who won fame as a leading naval commander.
Horatio Nelson was born in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, England to the Reverend Edmund Nelson and Catherine Nelson.
Nelson was one of those hit: a bullet entered his shoulder, pierced his lung, and came to rest at the base of his spine.
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Nelson, Horatio (1758-1805), Part 2: The Nile to Copenhagen
Nelson, Horatio, first Viscount Nelson (1758-1805) (Short Life)
Pitt the elder, William, 1st earl of Chatham (1708-78)
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Horatio Nelson was born on 29 September 1758 in a rectory in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, the sixth of eleven children of The Revd Edmund Nelson and Catherine Nelson.
Nelson felt throughout his life that his accomplishments were not fully rewarded by the British government, a fact he ascribed to his humble birth and lack of political connections as compared to Sir John Jervis or The Duke of Wellington).
Nelson's Pillar, a monument to Nelson in Dublin was destroyed by a bomb planted by former IRA men in 1966.
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 viscount nelson nelson horatio - viscountnelsonnelsonhoratio
Nelson felt throughout his life that his accomplishments were not fully rewarded by the British government, a fact he ascribed to his more humble birth and lack of political connections when compared to Sir John Jervis, or The Duke of Wellington).
Nelson's Pillar, a monument to Nelson in Dublin was destroyed by an bomb planted by former IRA men in 1966.
Nelson did, in fact, say this to Hardy a short time before his death, but they were not his last words, and Hardy was not present at his death (having been called back on deck).
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 LORD HORATIO NELSON 1758 TO 1805 ADMIRAL OF THE BRITISH FLEET - BATTLE OF CAPE TRAFALGAR.
Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, KB (September 29, 1758 — October 21, 1805) was a British admiral who won fame as a leading naval commander.
Lord Nelson was born in the village of Burnham Thorpe on 29th September 1758 where his father Edmund was the vicar and also rector of the nearby village of Burnham Market.
Nelson won an annihilating victory, the battle beginning with the hoisting of the most famous signal in British naval history: "England expects every man to do his duty." In his hour of triumph Nelson fell to a bullet fired by a marksman in the fighting top of the French ship 'Redoutable'.
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 Horatio_Nelson,_1st_Viscount_Nelson - The real meaning from Timesharetalk wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Captain Horatio Nelson, painted by John Francis Rigaud in 1781, with Fort San Juan - the scene of his most notable achievement to date - in the background.
Nelson retained consciousness for four hours, but died soon after the battle ended with a British victory.(See Nelson's last words.) The bullet that ended Nelson's life was removed from his body and is now on public display in Windsor Castle.
Although Nelson's exploits are often claimed to have provided inspiration for fictional characters such as Jack Aubrey and Horatio Hornblower, a close reading of the books does not bear this out.
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 Horatio Nelson Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Horatio Nelson was born at Burnham Thorpe on Sept. 29, 1758.
Nelson then returned to Naples, which, having declared war on Napoleon, had been overcome by French troops and fifth columnists while Nelson was at Leghorn.
Nelson, in spite of advice, insisted upon wearing his full uniform into battle, and at the height of the encounter he was badly wounded by a musket shot from the fighting top of the French ship Redoubtable, which his flagship Victory had fouled.
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 Royal Naval and Commonwealth Navies Personnel List - Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Right Honourable Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, KB (September 29, 1758 – October 21, 1805) was a British admiral who won fame as a leading naval commander.
Nelson lacked a command starting in 1789, and lived on half pay for several years (a reasonably common occurrence in the peacetime Royal Navy).
Nelson felt through his life that his accomplishments were not fully rewarded by the British government, a fact he ascribed to his more humble birth and lack of political connections when compared to Sir John Jervis, or The Duke of Wellington).
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 Lord Horatio Nelson @ Nelson.y2u.co.uk
The Right Honourable Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, KB (September 29, 1758 – October 21, 1805) was a British admiral who won fame as a leading naval commander.
As a collector of SPIRIT FLASKS, as 'hip flasks' were known in the 18th and 19th century, and from the existence of his own medicine chest which contained 14 silver topped, glass flasks, bearing labels identifying their contents, it is my belief that "kiss me Hardy" is a misquote.
Clearly, so many pointers argue the case that Admiral Nelson would have requested a draft of the current naval alternative of the day to morphine, navy rum, as a relief for the terrible pain that he must have been enduring on Victory's deck.
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 Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson
His title in full was Vice Admiral of the White Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson of the Nile, Baron Nelson of the Nile, K.B..
On one side of the stone is an inscription commemorating the foundation of the Lodge of United Friends No. 564 on Aug. 11, 1697, and on the other side the inscription: "In Memory of Bro.
Nelson of the Nile, and of Burnham Thorpe, in Norfolk, who lost his life in the army of Victory, in an engagement with ye Combin'd Fleets of France and Spain, off Cape Trafalgar, Oct. 21, 1805.
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