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About Horatio Nelson
Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson was a British admiral in the Royal Navy.
He made many victories during the Napoleonic Wars. He took part in the Battle of Cape St Vincent, the Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the Battle of the Nile and the Battle of Trafalgar, among others.
He is regarded as one of Britain's most heroic figures of all time.
His Personal Life
He was married to Frances Nisbet. He was fatally wounded by a French sharpshooter at the age of 47 during the Battle of Trafalgar.
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Famous quotes by Horatio Nelson
Buonaparte has often made his boast that our fleet would be worn out by keeping the sea and that his was kept in order and increasing by staying in port but know he finds, I fancy, if Emperors hear the truth, that his fleet suffers more in a night than ours in one year.Horatio Nelson
Duty is the great business of a sea officer all private considerations must give way to it, however painful it may be.Horatio Nelson
First gain the victory and then make the best use of it you can.Horatio Nelson
I could not tread these perilous paths in safety, if I did not keep a saving sense of humor.Horatio Nelson
Let me alone: I have yet my legs and one arm. Tell the surgeon to make haste and his instruments. I know I must lose my right arm, so the sooner it's off the better.Horatio Nelson
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
Now I can do no more. We must trust to the Great Disposer of all events and the justice of our cause. I thank God for this opportunity of doing my duty.Horatio Nelson
Our country will, I believe, sooner forgive an officer for attacking an enemy than for letting it alone.Horatio Nelson
Horatio Nelson's Popularity
Horatio Nelson was a famous British admiral, who was born on September 29, 1758. As a person born on this date, Horatio Nelson is listed in our database as the 21st most popular celebrity for the day (September 29).
People born on September 29 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Horatio Nelson is the 634th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Horatio Nelson's birthday, Horatio Nelson is the 114th most famous British.
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