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Cross-listed in Governance

Joseph Yorke

aka: 1st Baron Dover
borndied
1724, Jun 241792, Dec 2
a British soldier, diplomat and Whig politician. Yorke served in the War of the Austrian Succession as an aide-de-camp to the Duke of Cumberland, and fought in the Battle of Fontenoy in 1745. He became a Major-General in 1758, a Lieutenant-General in 1760 and a full General in 1777. In 1749 he was appointed Secretary to the British Embassay in Paris. Two yea...
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Cross-listed in Pirates

Dominique You

aka: Dominique Youx, Youx Frederic, Captain Dominique, Johnness
bornactivedied
17751802-18141830, Nov 14
a privateer, soldier, and politician. Jean Lafitte's most trusted lieutenant, and rumored to have been his brother. Acquired a reputation for daring as a pirate. Retired to become a politician in New Orleans.
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Cross-listed in Explorers

John Young

bornactivedied
1742 ca1780s-1810s1835, Dec 17
a British subject who became an important military advisor to Kamehameha I during the formation of the Kingdom of Hawaii. He brought knowledge of the western world, including naval and land battle strategies, to Kamehameha, and a strong voice on affairs of state for the Hawaiian Kingdom. He played a big role during Hawaii's first contacts with the European p...
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