Kitchener Horatio Herbert
Kitchener, Horatio Herbert First Earl Kitchener. 1850-1916.
British soldier who led Egyptian troops in the retaking of the Sudan (1898), brought the Boer War (1899-1902) to a conclusion, and served as secretary for war (1914-1916) during World War I.
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