Horatio Nelson

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Viscount Nelson
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Laksamana Madya Horatio Lord Nelson, oleh Lemuel Francis Abbott
Kelahiran 29 September 1758
Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, England
Meninggal dunia 21 Oktober 1805(1805-10-21) (umur 47)
Pertempuran Trafalgar, Tanjung Trafalgar, Sepanyol
Kesetiaan Great Britain
United Kingdom
Empayar British
Perkhidmatan Royal Navy
Tahun perkhidmatan 1771–1805
Pangkat Laksamana Madya
Arahan Armada Mediterranean
Pertempuran

Perang Kemerdekaan Amerika

Perang Pakatan Pertama

Perang Pakatan Kedua

Perang Pakatan Ketiga

Anugerah Knight of the Order of the Bath
Beberapa yang lain (lihat bawah)
Pasangan Frances Nisbet
Tandatangan Horatio Nelson Signature.svg

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

Laksamana Madya (Vice Admiral) Horatio Nelson, Viscount Pertama 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". Dicapai 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.

Pautan luar[sunting | sunting sumber]

Pegawai tentera
Didahului oleh
Viscount Keith
Panglima Besar, Armada Mediterranean
1803–1805
Diikuti oleh:
Lord Collingwood