Horatio Nelson

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Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson Panglima tentera laut British yang agung, Nelson (Lahir tahun 1758-Mati tahun 1805,umurnya 47 tahun)

Laksamana Muda (Vice Admiral) Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, KB (29 September 175821 Oktober 1805) merupakan laksamana British yang terkenal dengan pembabitannya dalam Perperangan Napoleon, terutamanya dalam Pertempuran Trafalgar, kemenangan mutlak British dalam perperangan di mana dia terbunuh.[1] Nelson dikenali kerana keupayaannya bagi memberi semangat dan menghasilkan yang terbaik bagi orang-orangnya, sehingga pada tahap ia diberi nama: "Sentuhan Nelson". Tindakannya semasa perperangan Laut ini bererti dia dihormati sebelum dan selepas kematiannya sebagaimana sebilangan tokoh tentera sepanjang sejarah British.

Rujukan[sunting | sunting sumber]

  1. The Nelson Society (2007-02-15). "Chronology". Diperoleh pada 2007-03-02. 

Bacaan lanjut[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • James A. Michener 1989. Caribbean. Secker & Warburg. London. ISBN 0-436-27971-1 (Especially Chap. VIII. "A Wedding on Nevis", pp. 289-318). Some of it is fictionalised, "...but everything said about Nelson and his frantic search for a wealthy life is based on fact."
  • Knight, Roger The Pursuit of Victory: The Life and Achievement of Horatio Nelson. Basic Books. 2005. ISBN 0-465-03764-X. Single volume biography of Nelson's entire life.
  • Lambert, Andrew Nelson - Britannia's God of War. Faber and Faber. London. ISBN 0-571-21222-0 General biography; final two chapters on reactions to Nelson after his death, down to the current day.
  • Sugden, John Nelson - A Dream of Glory. Jonathan Cape. London. ISBN 0-224-06097-X Thorough account of Nelson's life as far as the battle of St. Vincent.
  • National Geographic magazine for October, 2005, has an article covering the Battle of Trafalgar, in recognition of its 200th anniversary.
  • Biography by the poet Robert Southey, first biography of Nelson, appeared in 1813 while the wars were still being fought.

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