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Lecture: The Last Great Englishman

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Join us for a lecture with Professor Sir David Cannadine on 'The Last Great Englishman' and the part The Duke of Wellington played.

For much of this life, the Duke of Wellington was the most famous Briton of his time, and the most famous man in the western world. Yet none of this could have been foreseen during this early years, and during the crisis over the passing of the Great Reform Act, his popularity plummeted. But by the time of his death, there were many, including Queen Victoria, who wondered how the United Kingdom would survive without him. And ever since, his military prowess has been both an inspiration and a reproach to those lesser commanders who have come after.

Learn more about this fascinating story at Apsley House for this after hours lecture.

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