On this day in September 1852 Field Marshall Sir Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington dies. He was twice British Prime Minister under the Tory party. and served briefly in He remained Commander-in-Chief of the British Army until his death.
General John Burgoyne was the British army officer best known as the officer that surrendered his army to American troops (At Saratoga) in the American war of Independence. (The turning point that pushed the French toward assisting the Revolutionaries)
Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (Albert Victor Christian Edward; 8 January 1864 – 14 January the eldest child of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII), and the grandson of the reigning British monarch, Queen Victoria.