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Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough

1779 - 1869

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Field Marshal Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough, (3 November 1779 – 2 March 1869) was a senior British Army officer. After serving as a junior officer at the seizure of the Cape of Good Hope during the French Revolutionary Wars, Gough commanded the 2nd Battalion of the 87th (Royal Irish Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot during the Peninsular War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough has received more than 166,698 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough is the 1,880th most popular military personnel (down from 1,565th in 2019), the 255th most popular biography from Ireland (up from 258th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Irish Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough ranks 1,880 out of 2,058Before him are Stanley A. McChrystal, Mariya Smirnova, Alexander Patch, William T. Anderson, Eugene Bullard, and Oliver Leese. After him are Raymond T. Odierno, Robert L. Eichelberger, John Tovey, 1st Baron Tovey, Rufina Gasheva, Edmund Kirby Smith, and Olha Ilkiv.

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Among people born in 1779, Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough ranks 36Before him are Tabitha Babbitt, Washington Allston, José Bernardo de Tagle y Portocarrero, 4th Marquess of Torre Tagle, Stephen Decatur, Joel Roberts Poinsett, and Peter Mark Roget. After him are Mountstuart Elphinstone, Zebulon Pike, Benjamin Silliman, Joseph Story, and Samuel D. Ingham. Among people deceased in 1869, Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough ranks 59Before him are Alexander Dreyschock, Henry Jarvis Raymond, Thomas Hodgskin, José Hilario López, Peter Mark Roget, and Diomidis Kyriakos. After him are Robert J. Walker, Charles Sturt, Michael Sars, John Bell, Mary Ward, and Afzal-ud-Daulah.

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Among people born in Ireland, Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough ranks 255 out of 549Before him are Cathal Brugha (1874), Arthur Johnson (1879), William Carr (1876), Andrew Scott (1976), Billy Whelan (1935), and Owen Moore (1886). After him are John Joly (1857), Eoin O'Duffy (1890), William McGonagall (1825), Derek Daly (1953), Liam Brady (1956), and Victor Herbert (1859).


Among military personnels born in Ireland, Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough ranks 9Before him are William Brown (1777), Richard Montgomery (1738), Alan Cunningham (1887), John de Robeck (1862), George Browne (1698), and Garnet Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley (1833). After him are Sir Henry Wilson, 1st Baronet (1864).