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Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey

1768 - 1854

Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey

Field Marshal Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, (17 May 1768 – 29 April 1854), styled Lord Paget between 1784 and 1812 and known as the Earl of Uxbridge between 1812 and 1815, was a British Army officer and politician. After serving as a Member of Parliament for Carnarvon and then for Milborne Port, he took part in the Flanders Campaign and then commanded the cavalry for Sir John Moore's army in Spain during the Peninsular War; his cavalry showed distinct superiority over their French counterparts at the Battle of Sahagún and at the Battle of Benavente, where he defeated the elite chasseurs of the French Imperial Guard. During the Hundred Days he led the charge of the heavy cavalry against Comte d'Erlon's column at the Battle of Waterloo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey has received more than 229,079 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,574th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey ranks 12,469 out of 14,801Before him are Mireya Luis, Vladislav Surkov, Rahul Gandhi, Mohamed Abu al-Qasim al-Zwai, Paul Keating, and Sylvie Kinigi. After him are Stanley Bruce, Paddy Ashdown, Werner Schlager, Folke Rogard, John Rutledge, and Robert L. Stewart.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1768, Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey ranks 30Before him are Jacques Lauriston, Dolley Madison, Jędrzej Śniadecki, Agustín Eyzaguirre, Astley Cooper, and Maria Edgeworth.  Among people deceased in 1854, Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey ranks 36Before him are Józef Chłopicki, José Joaquín Prieto, Anton Pann, Nathaniel Wallich, Robert Jameson, and Arthur Aikin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey ranks 3,478 out of 5,347Before him are Jamie Bell (1986), Theo Walcott (1989), Peter Davison (1951), Lily Allen (1985), Roger Allam (1953), and Peter Mullan (1959). After him are Sarah Waters (1966), Ray Park (1974), Robert Edmond Grant (1793), David Arnold (1962), Adebayo Akinfenwa (1982), and Brian Friel (1929).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey ranks 448Before him are Stafford Cripps (1889), James Wilson (1742), John Prescott (1938), Charles Canning, 1st Earl Canning (1812), Robert Morris (1734), and Jeremy Hunt (1966). After him are Keir Hardie (1856), Mackenzie Bowell (1823), Margaret Beckett (1943), James Oglethorpe (1696), Nick Clegg (1967), and George Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll (1823).