The Duke of Wellington: History that Changed the World

The Duke of Wellington: History that Changed the World

by Chris Pope


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"The Duke of Wellington is the England’s most famous military leader and politician. From the very first moment emotions and history are brought to live."

The Duke of Wellington is a collection of historical events brought into modern times. Many illustrations are included in the different chapters. Specifically, selected illustrations that are deemed important to the his-tory of the Duke of Wellington are added as two-pagers at the Appendix section at the end of the book.

The object of this work is to outline the history with great clarity as possible and with significant details in the history of the Duke of Wellington. The "Duke of Wellington" presents an effective way to spark the interest of his story. It is anticipated that the "Duke of Wellington" will be helpful to the student as well as readers interested in the man as a historical figure. This volume provides plenty of personal details, a wealth of dramatic incident, as well as a massive amount of details to indulge the view of history.

This volume should not be ignored, the details and the chapers full of facts transport the reader into the time and get in touch with the Duke of Wellington who made England great.

"The Duke of Wellington and Napoleon were rivals in life and in death. The two were the supreme commanders of their age; how much do you know about the influence that the Duke of Wellington had on the path of history?"

It seems like that in 1814, after twenty-five years of war in Europe, it was finally coming to an end. The surrender of Emperor Napoleon ended up with his banishment to the small island of Elba.

Soon after. The European supremacies started to reinstate their countries totality and Europe progressed to normality and peace.

However, Napoleon escaped from Elba in March 1815 and landed in France. The Duke of Wellington and the European allies had to reunite their armies and arrange to recommence war to defeat the Emperor yet once again. Napoleon and Duke of Wellington, whose soldiers fought against one each other meet for their ending battle at Waterloo.

The "Duke of Wellington" is a complete biography and covers the life of the Iron Duke from 1769 until 1852.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780996998529
Publisher: bookforces publishing
Publication date: 11/20/2015
Pages: 404
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

1769-94: Lady Mornington, The British Army, Holland and England
1794-97: Wellesley at Ostend, Wellesley in England
1797-1800: Wellington in India, Calcutta, Battle of Seringapatm, The Siege, Commander at Mysore
1801-03: Colonel at Mysore, War with Marhattas, Fortress Ahmednuggur
1803-05: Mountain Fort Gawilghur, Army in Deccan, East India Company
1805-07: Command to Hannover, Chief Secretary for Ireland, Peace of Tilsit, Bombardment Copenhagen
1808: Peninsular Battles in Portugal and Spain
1808-09: Victory, Battle of Vimiero, House of Lords
1809: Return to Portugal, Telavera, English Royal Guards
1809-10: Defense of Portugal, Cuesta, Napoleon
1810: Battle of Torres Vedras, Massena
1811-12: Battle at Ciudad Rodrigo, Badajoz, Lieutnant-General Hill
1812: Badajoz and Salamanca, Three British Divisions engaged
1812-14: Ending the Peninsular War, Napoleon in Dresden, Battle of Nive
1814-15: Waterloo Campaign, Congress of Vienna, In Belgium, Waterloo, Earl of Uxbridge, The Highlanders, Planchenoit
1815-52: Duke of Wellington the Statesman
Appendix: Waterloo, Opposition to Reform, full-size two-pager illustrations
Notes: Duke of Wellington Apsley House

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