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Arthur Wellesley, 1769-1852

Nationality: Irish
Date of Birth: 1769
Place of Birth: Dublin
Date of Death: 1852.09.14
Place of Death:

Identity:

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, was British Prime Minister from 1828-1830.

Life:

See his dispatches and other papers (pub. in 3 series, 1834-1839, 1858-1872, 1867-1880); biographies by J. W. Fortescue (1925, 3d ed. 1960), P. Guedalla (1931), C. Petrie (1956), E. Longford (2 vol., 1969-1972), A. Bryant (1971), and C. Hibbert (1997); and studies by G. Davies (1954) and N. Thompson (1986).

Bibliography:

Debrett's Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage, London; Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford, 2004.