Horatio Nelson (1758-1805)

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Horatio Nelson was born 29 September 1758 in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom to Edmund Nelson (1722-1802) and Catherine Suckling (1725-1767) and died 21 October 1805 at the Battle of Trafalgar of unspecified causes. He married Frances Herbert Woolward (1761-1831) 11 March 1787 in Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis. Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Rurik (c832-879), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, Belgium, Spain, France, Germany, England, Russia, Ukraine, Portugal, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, the Netherlands, Byzantium, Belarus, the Byzantine Empire, Italy.

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Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, KB (29 September 1758 – 21 October 1805) was an English flag officer famous for his service in the Royal Navy, particularly during the Napoleonic Wars. He won several victories, including the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, during which he was killed.


Offspring of Horatio Nelson and Emma Lyon (1765-1815)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Horatia Nelson (1801-1881)

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