Duke of Wellington (1769-1852)
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Portrait of Sir Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, painted in 1814 by Sir Thomas Lawrence.
This portrait is located at Apsley House.
Born in Dublin, Ireland, on 1 May 1769, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, served twice as prime minister. He also popularized a version of the Hessian boot which became known as the Wellington boot.
|Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington (1769-1852)||A Review of the British Army by the Duke of Wellington|
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