BNP1 Duke Of Wellington (1 figure)

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BNP1 Duke Of Wellington (1 figure)

Price: £1.60




Please note this figure does not come with the horse included in the cost. For this figure you will need to also purchase a Saddled Horse (S1 Codes)

BNP1 Duke Of Wellington (1 figure)


Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, KG, GCB, GCH, PC, FRS (1 May 1769 – 14 September 1852) was an Anglo-Irish soldier and Tory statesman who was one of the leading military and political figures of 19th-century Britain, serving twice as prime minister of the United Kingdom. He is among the commanders who won and ended the Napoleonic Wars when the coalition defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.

Wellesley rose to prominence as a general during the Peninsular campaign of the Napoleonic Wars, and was promoted to the rank of field marshal after leading the allied forces to victory against the French Empire at the Battle of Vitoria in 1813. Following Napoleon's exile in 1814, he served as the ambassador to France and was granted a dukedom. During the Hundred Days in 1815, he commanded the allied army which, together with a Prussian Army under Field Marshal Gebhard von Blücher, defeated Napoleon at Waterloo. Wellington's battle record is exemplary; he ultimately participated in some 60 battles during the course of his military career.

Wellington is famous for his adaptive defensive style of warfare, resulting in several victories against numerically superior forces while minimising his own losses. He is regarded as one of the greatest defensive commanders of all time, and many of his tactics and battle plans are still studied in military academies around the world. After the end of his active military career, he returned to politics. He was twice British prime minister as a member of the Tory party from 1828 to 1830 and for a little less than a month in 1834. He oversaw the passage of the Roman Catholic Relief Act 1829, but opposed the Reform Act 1832. He continued as one of the leading figures in the House of Lords until his retirement and remained Commander-in-Chief of the British Army until his death.


This product is from our Front Rank Figurines historical wargaming miniatures range, made from high quality metal, in 28mm.

Item will be supplied to you unassembled and unpainted. 

Suitable for use with: Napoleonic Wars (British)


Notes about our Front Rank Range:

Please note that wire spears/pikes are not supplied and must be ordered separately, this overwrites all descriptions in the product images. You can find the wire spears here.

Brand: Front Rank Figurines

Code: BNP1