Arthur Wellesley, 2. Duke OF Wellington

Arthur Richard Wellesley (* 3. February 1807 in Harley Street, Soho, London, England; † 13. August 1884 in Brighton Railway station, Brighton, England) was a British general and the second duke of Wellington.

Arthur Richard was that oldest of the two children from the connection between Arthur Wellesley, that 1. Duke of Wellington and Catherine Pakenham. He became a soldier like its father and followed this 1852 as a duke of Wellington and in all other titles. It diedchildless to Brighton.

career/development

  • from 1818 to 1824 training at the Eton college, Eton, Berkshire
  • 20. March 1823 wo1 (Ensign) in the 81st regiment OF Foot
  • 1824 study to the Oxford University (Christs Church) in Oxford
  • 1825 to 1830 studyto Cambridge University (Trinity college), Cambridge
  • 26. May 1825 wo1 (Ensign) in the 71st (Highland) regiment OF Foot
  • 2. June 1825 Cornet of the Royal Horse Guards
  • 1. July 1827 second lieutenant of the Royal Horse Guards
  • 8. May 1828 captain of the Royal Horse Guards
  • 24. July 1828 captain in the 60th (King's Royal splines Corps) regiment OF Foot
  • 1829 to 1832 of parliament delegates (Tory) for Aldeburgh
  • 10. February 1830 graduation to the master OF kind in Cambridge
  • 2. November 1830 major in the 60th (King's Royal splines Corps) regiment OF Foot
  • 2. August 1831 to spline brigade
  • 12. August 1834 transport to the lieutenant colonel splines brigade
  • 6. April 1835 award of the doctor honour for the sake of of the rights (Doctor OF Laws, LL.D.) the University of Cambridge
  • 1837 to 1852 of parliament delegates (Tory) for Norwich
  • 9. November of 1846 character Colonels (Brevet Colonel) spline brigade
  • 14. September 1852 after the death of the father follow-up in all titles 2nd Earl OF Wellington [U.K., 1812], 2nd baron Douro OF Wellesley [U.K., 1809], 2nd Marquess OF Wellington [U.K., 1812], 2nd Duke OF Wellington [U.K., 1814], 2nd Viscount Wellington OFTalavera and OF Wellington [U.K., 1809], 2nd Marquess OF Douro [U.K., 1814]
  • 1853 to 1858 masters OF the Horse
  • 7. February 1853 Privy Counsellor (P.C.)
  • 4. August 1853 lieutenant colonel of the Victoria (Middlesex) splines Volunteer Corps
  • 20. June 1854 transport to the major general, late lieutenant general
  • 25. July 1863 follow-up as 6. Earl OF Mornington [I., 1760], 7. Baron OF Mornington [I., 1746] and 6. Viscount Wellesley OF Dangan Castle [I., 1760]
  • 1868 to 1884 lord lieutenant OF Middlesex

its brother was lord Charles Wellesley.


 

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