Person:Edward Pakenham (1)

Edward Pakenham
b.19 Mar 1778
d.8 Jan 1815
m. 1768
  1. Catherine Pakenham1773 - 1831
  2. Thomas Pakenham, 2nd Earl of Longford1774 - 1835
  3. Edward Pakenham1778 - 1815
Facts and Events
Name Edward Pakenham
Gender Male
Birth[1] 19 Mar 1778
Death[1] 8 Jan 1815
Reference Number? Q1293005?

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Sir Edward Pakenham GCB (pro. pake-en-ham) (19 March 1778 – 8 January 1815), was an Anglo-Irish Army Officer and Politician. He was the brother-in law of the Duke of Wellington, with whom he served in the Peninsular War. Appointed as commander of British forces in North America in 1814, he was killed in action at the Battle of New Orleans.

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