took the first military action in what was to become 'British
India', the starting point of an Empire which was to last 150
led the British forces in America against George Washington's
|Duke of York
Founder of Sandhurst military training college. He led British
forces against the French Revolutionary army.
commanded the British fleet against the French and Spanish at
|Duke of Wellington
in a coalition with the Prussian commander Blücher, led the
fighting against the French at Waterloo and ended the political
and military career of Napoleon Bonaparte. King Louis XVIII is
restored to the French throne.
led British troops in Sindh (now part of Pakistan)