Arthur Wellesley


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Noun1.Arthur Wellesley - British general and statesmanArthur Wellesley - British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
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Sir Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, in India (1804)
Meanwhile, Arthur Wellesley Rees Jenkins of St Mellons, who had worked for ship-owner DP Barnett at Cardiff Docks, was shot down on a bombing raid on Frankfurt after being attacked by enemy aircraft.
British Prime Minister Arthur Wellesley, the 1st Duke Of Wellington, gave his name to the dish Beef Wellington, but there is no evidence the Iron Duke ever ate the dish himself during the 19th century.
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The UK's National Portrait Gallery (NPG) has launched a public appeal to secure the funds to buy Sir Thomas Lawrence's uncompleted final portrait of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington.
Scum of the Earth: A Play in One Act" pairs anachronistic characters Arthur Wellesley, First Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), with a living contemporary, Peter Benjamin, Lord Mandelson of Foy.
He compared Waterford's Derek McGrath and Kilkenny supremo Brian Cody to Napoleon and Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, who led their armies at the 1815 Battle of Waterloo.
Peninsular r HEROIC TALES: Steve McQueen's Great War Wellington in Spain SEE THE SITES: This war fought in the Iberian Peninsula was pivotal to the young Sir Arthur Wellesley becoming the Duke of Wellington and in the downfall of Napoleon.
It was here that the British under Colonel Arthur Wellesley, who was commanding the East India Company's army in Kerala in the 1790s, introduced the game to the locals.
No wonder Arthur Wellesley said in the aftermath: "The only thing worse than a battle lost is a battle won.
The origin of its name is unclear - there are theories that suggest that it's named after Arthur Wellesley, the 1st Duke of Wellington while others say it was invented for a civic reception in Wellington, New Zealand.
According to a report in the Telegraph, Colonel Arthur Wellesley, as he then was, stopped off with his regiment on the way to Calcutta and introduced the game, which he had played a bit in his native Ireland.