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Frederick Haldimand

borndied
1718, Aug 111791, Jun 5
a military officer best known for his service in the British Army in North America during the Seven Years' War and the American Revolutionary War. From 1778 to 1786, he served as Governor of the Province of Quebec, during which time he oversaw military operations against the northern frontiers in the war, and engaged in ultimately fruitless negotiations to e...
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Nathan Hale

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1755, Jun 61778, Sep 22
an American soldier and spy for the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He volunteered for an intelligence-gathering mission in New York City but was captured by the British and executed. Hale has long been considered an American hero and, in 1985, he was officially designated the state hero of Connecticut. According to the standards of t...
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Edward Hand

bornactivedied
1744, Dec 311108 1110 11161802, Sep 3
an Irish-born soldier, physician, and politician who served in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, rising to the rank of general, and later was a member of several Pennsylvania governmental bodies. Hand earned a medical certificate from Trinity College, Dublin. In 1767, Hand enlisted as a Surgeon's Mate in the 18th (Royal Irish) Regim...
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Hasanuddin of Gowa

borndied
1631, Jan 121670, Jun 12
the 16th Ruler of The Sultanate of Gowa as Sombaya Ri Gowa XVI from 1653 to 1669. He was proclaimed as Indonesian National Hero on 6 November 1973. The Dutch called Sultan Hasanuddin "the fighting cock of the East" as he was described as aggressive in battle.
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Henry Havelock

borndied
1795, Apr 51857, Nov 24
a British general who is particularly associated with India and his recapture of Cawnpore from rebels during the Indian Mutiny of 1857. By the good offices of his brother William, who had distinguished himself in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo, he obtained on 30 July 1815, at the age of 20, a post as second lieutenant in the 95th Regiment of Foot, Rifle ...
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Henry I

aka: Duke of Guise, Count of Eu, Le Balafré
borndied
1550, Dec 311588, Dec 23
In 1576 he founded the Catholic League to prevent the heir, King Henry of Navarre, head of the Huguenot movement, from succeeding to the French throne. A key figure in the French Wars of Religion, he was one of the namesakes of the War of the Three Henrys. A powerful opponent of the Queen Mother, Catherine de' Medici, he was assassinated by the bodyguards of...
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Henry III of Nassau-Breda

aka: Henry III of Nassau-Dillenburg-Dietz
borndied
1483, Jan 121538, Sep 14
a count of the House of Nassau. Henry served as an important military commander in the Netherlands, defending Brabant from Guelders in 1508. He was Captain General in the war with Guelders between 1511 and 1513, and fought with Maximilian of Austria against France until 1514, participating in the battle of Guinegate (1513). He again commanded the armies agai...
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Nicholas Herkimer

aka: Herchheimer
borndied
1728 ca1777, Aug 16
an American Patriot militia brigadier general during the American Revolutionary War, who died of wounds after the Battle of Oriskany. During the Attack on German Flatts in the French and Indian War, he was involved in its defense. He was made a captain in the militia on January 5, 1758, and he repelled a second attack on German Flatts in April of that year. ...
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Jose Joaquin de Herrera

aka: José Joaquín
borndied
1792, Feb 231854, Feb10
a moderate Mexican politician who served as president of Mexico three times (1844, 1844–45 and 1848–51), as well as a general in the Mexican Army during the Mexican–American War. He entered the royalist army in 1809, as a cadet in the Regiment of La Corona. By 1811, he was a captain. He fought the insurgents in Aculco, Guanajuato, Calderón, Acatlán, ...
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Sir Christopher Heydon

borndied
1561, Aug 141623, Jan 1
an English soldier, Member of Parliament, and writer on astrology. Heydon was famous as a champion of astrology. His best-known work was A Defence of Judiciall Astrologie (1603), the most substantial English defence of astrology of its day, rebutting John Chamber's A Treatise Against Judiciall Astrologie (1601), which had called for parliament to outlaw astr...
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Thomas Heyward Jr.

bornactivedied
1746, Jul 281775-17981809, Mar 6
a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence and of the Articles of Confederation as a representative of South Carolina. On August 27, 1780, Heyward was taken from his Charleston home by British troops and detained in the Old Exchange Building. Just hours after being arrested, he and 28 other "ringleaders of the rebellion" were relocated to a gu...
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Daniel Harvey Hill

aka: D.H. Hill
borndied
1821, Jul 121889, Sep 24
a Confederate general during the American Civil War and a Southern scholar. He was known as an aggressive leader, and as an austere, deeply religious man, with a dry, sarcastic humor. In February 1849, Daniel Harvey Hill resigned his commission and became a professor of mathematics at Washington College (now Washington and Lee University), in Lexington, Virg...
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Ethan A. Hitchcock

borndied
1798, May 181870, Aug 5
a career United States Army officer and author who had War Department assignments in Washington, D.C., during the American Civil War, in which he served as a major general. He was promoted to captain in 1824. From 1829 to 1833, he served as commandant of cadets at West Point and was promoted to major in 1838. By 1842 he achieved the rank of the lieutenant co...
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Esek Hopkins

borndied
1718, Apr 261802, Feb 26
the only Commander in Chief of the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War. He was also an accomplished merchant captain and privateer. Esek Hopkins was born in Scituate, Rhode Island. Before the Revolutionary War he had sailed to nearly every quarter of the earth, commanded a privateer in the French and Indian War, and served as a deputy to ...
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Alfred Horsford

bornactivedied
18181833-18801885, Sep 13
a senior British Army officer who went on to be Military Secretary. Born in Bath and educated at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Horsford was commissioned into the Rifle Brigade in 1833. He served in the Cape Frontier War in 1847 and was Commanding Officer of 1st Bn the Rifle Brigade during the 8th Xhosa War in 1852. He also served in the Crimean War ...
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Sam Houston

bornactivedied
1793, Mar 21812-18611863, Jul 26
an American politician and soldier, best known for his role in bringing Texas into the United States as a constituent state. His victory at the Battle of San Jacinto secured the independence of Texas from Mexico in one of the shortest decisive battles in modern history. He was also the only governor within a future Confederate state to oppose secession (whic...
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Thomas Howard [2]

aka: 4th Duke of Norfolk
borndied
1536, Mar 101572, Jun 2
an English nobleman. Norfolk was Earl Marshal of England and Queen's Lieutenant in the North. From February to July 1560, Norfolk was commander of the English army in Scotland in support of the Lords of the Congregation opposing Mary of Guise. He negotiated the Treaty of Berwick (1560) by which the Congregation invited English assistance.Norfolk was the Prin...
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Robert Howe

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17321786, Dec 14
a Continental Army general from North Carolina during the American Revolutionary War. The descendant of a prominent family in North Carolina, Howe was one of five generals, and the only major general, in the Continental Army from that state. He also played a role in the colonial and state governments of North Carolina, serving in the legislative bodies of bo...
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William Howe

aka: 5th Viscount Howe
bornactivedied
1729, Aug 101746-18141814, Jul 12
a British Army officer who rose to become Commander-in-Chief of British forces during the American War of Independence. Howe was one of three brothers who had distinguished military careers. Having joined the army in 1746, Howe saw extensive service in the War of the Austrian Succession and Seven Years' War. He became known for his role in the capture of Que...
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Nguyen Hue

aka: Quang Trung
bornactivedied
17531788-17921792, Sep 16
the second emperor of the Tay Son dynasty, reigning from 1788 until 1792. He was also one of the most successful military commanders in Vietnam's history, though he was known to have attained these achievements by ruthless, massive killing of especially the entire Nguyen lords families. Nguyen Hue and his brothers, together known as the Tay Son brothers, wer...
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William Hull

bornactivedied
1753, Jun 241775-18251825, Nov 29
an American soldier and politician. He fought in the American Revolution and was appointed as Governor of Michigan Territory (1805–13), gaining large land cessions from several Native American tribes under the Treaty of Detroit (1807). As a general in the War of 1812, Hull is best remembered for surrendering Fort Detroit to the British on August 16, 1812 f...
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Thomas Hutchins

borndied
17301789, Apr 18
an American military engineer, cartographer, geographer and surveyor. In 1781, Hutchins was named Geographer of the United States. He is the only person to hold that post. He joined the militia during the French and Indian War and later took a regular commission with British forces. In 1766, he started working for the British army as an engineer. That year, ...
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Israel Hutchinson

borndied
17281811
soldier in the battles of Ticonderoga & Lake George in the French war of 1757-59. He commanded a company at Lexington, was lieutenant-colonel in 1775, commanded the 27th regiment at the siege of Boston and in the campaign of 1776, and was with Washington in the retreat through New Jersey.
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