Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), portrait painting by Francisco Goya, c. 1812-1814

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A leading political and military figure of the 19th century, the Duke of Wellington is best remembered for his defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo in 1815. As a general, he was renowned for his stunning defensive skills. His battle plans are still studied in military academies today.
Location: National Gallery, London