Quotes by Horatio Nelson

About Horatio Nelson:

Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson was a British flag officer in the Royal Navy. He was noted for his inspirational leadership, superb grasp of strategy, and unconventional tactics, all of which resulted in a number of decisive naval victories, particularly during the Napoleonic Wars. He was wounded several times in combat, losing one arm in the unsuccessful attempt to conquer Santa Cruz de Tenerife and the sight in one eye in Corsica. He was shot and killed during his final victory at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.

Author Bio

  • NameHoratio Nelson
  • DescriptionBritish flag officer famous for his service in the Royal Navy
  • AliasesHoratio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson
  • BornSeptember 29, 1758
  • DiedOctober 21, 1805
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionOfficer
  • AwardsKnight Commander Of The Order Of The Bath