casino online vietnam

?1-20 of 22 results ?for:

  • army officer (foreign service) x
Clear all

Article

Anders, W?adys?aw (1892–1970), army officer and politician, was born on 11 August 1892 in B?onie, in the county of Kutno, in Russian Poland. The eldest of four sons of Catholic parents, he attended secondary school in Warsaw, and moved with the family to ...

Image

Louis Botha (1862–1919) by Sir James Guthrie, c. 1919–21 Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Article

Botha, Louis (1862–1919), prime minister of the Union of South Africa and army officer, was born on 27 September 1862 at Honigfontein, near Greytown, Natal, the ninth child of Louis Botha (1827–1883), farmer, and his wife, Salomina Adriana Van Rooyen, both of whom had gone on the great trek as children. Until ...

Article

Byrne, Miles (1780–1862), Irish revolutionary and officer in the French army, was born on 20 March 1780 at Monaseed on the borders between co. Wexford and co. Wicklow, the son of Patrick Byrne (d. 1796), a farmer, and Mary Graham. His family were Catholic petty gentry in a region that was marked by sectarian tensions. ...

Article

Devereux, John (1778–1860), United Irishman and army officer in the Colombian service, was born in Taghmon, co. Wexford, Ireland, the son of William Devereux and his wife, Mary. As a young man he served in the Wexford militia and was involved in the rebellion of the ...

Article

Dillon, Edouard (1750–1839), army officer and diplomatist in the French service, was born at Wrightington, Lancashire, on 20 June 1750, the second son of Robert Dillon (1710–1764), formerly a banker at Dublin, and his second wife, Marie Dicconson. His father settled in Bordeaux...

Article

Johnstone, James [known as Chevalier de Johnstone] (1719–c. 1800), Jacobite sympathizer and army officer in the French service, was the son of James Johnstone, an Edinburgh merchant; details of his upbringing are unknown. In 1738 he visited his uncles Hewitt and ...

Image

George Keith, styled tenth Earl Marischal (1692/3?3–1778) by John Simon (after Pierre Parrocel, c. 1716) Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Article

Keith, George, styled tenth Earl Marischal (1692/3?–1778), Jacobite army officer and diplomatist in the Prussian service, was the eldest son of William Keith, ninth Earl Marischal (c. 1664–1712) [see under Drummond, Lady Mary] and Lady Mary Drummond (1675–1729), eldest daughter of ...

Article

Lacy, Francis Anthony, styled Count de Lacy (1731–1792), army officer and diplomatist in the Spanish service, was born in Spain, the second son of Patrick Lacy, an army officer in the Spanish service, and his wife, a daughter of the marquis d'Abbeville (Osly)...

Article

MacBride, John (1868–1916), Irish revolutionary and officer in the Irish brigade of the Boer army, was born on 7 May 1868 in The Quay, Westport, co. Mayo, Ireland, the youngest of five sons of Patrick MacBride, a shopkeeper and importer, and his wife, ...

Article

O'Higgins, Ambrosio [formerly Ambrose Higgins], marquess of Osorno in the Spanish nobility (c. 1721–1801), army officer and colonial administrator in the Spanish service, was born Ambrose Higgins at Ballynary, co. Sligo, one of several children of Charles Higgins and his wife, Margaret...

Image

Bernardo O'Higgins (1778–1842) by C. Turner, pubd 1829 (after unknown artist) ? National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

O'Higgins, Bernardo (1778–1842), army officer and supreme director of Chile, was born Bernardo Riquelme at Chillán, Chile, on 20 August 1778, the illegitimate son of María Isabel Riquelme de la Barrera y Meza (c.1758–1839), the teenage daughter of a landowner, and ...

Article

Pesme de Saint-Saphorin, Fran?ois Louis de (1668–1737), diplomat and army officer, was born in the family castle of St Saphorin-sur-Morges, Vaud, Switzerland, in 1668, the third son of Isaac de Pesme de Saint-Saphorin (d. 1685) and his wife, Elisabeth, née Rolaz. The family had been feudal lords (...

Article

Sinclair, Andrew [Anders Sinklar] (1555–1625), army officer and diplomat in the Danish service, was born in Ravenscraig, Scotland, the third son of Henry Sinclair, fifth Lord St Clair (1527–1601), and his first consort, Janet (d. 15 April 1569), daughter of Patrick Lindsay, ...

Article

Spens, James, of Wormiston, Baron Spens in the Swedish nobility (d. 1632), diplomat and army officer in the Swedish service, was the eldest son of three known children of David Spens, laird of Wormiston (d. 1571), and his wife, Margaret Lermonth (...

Article

Stuart [Stewart], Andrew [Anders] (c. 1570–1640), army officer and diplomat in the Swedish service, was born in Scotland, the son of John Stewart of Ochiltree, a soldier who served in the escort of Mary, queen of Scots, and Agneta Forbes. Andrew's brother John (Hans) Stuart...

Article

Taylor, Philip Meadows (1808–1876), army officer and official in the Hyderabad service and novelist, was born in Liverpool on 25 September 1808. His father, Philip Meadows Taylor, was a merchant in Liverpool, and was descended from John Taylor (1694–1761) of Norwich; his mother was ...

Image

Philip Meadows Taylor (1808–1876) by Charles Grey, 1840 National Gallery of Ireland