My history hero: Horatio Nelson (1758-1805)

Chosen by broadcaster and presenter Johnny Vaughan

Horatio Nelson (1758-1805). I think it's safe to say that not everyone in the establishment was devastated by his death at Trafalgar, says Johnny Vaughan. (Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images)

This article was first published in the May 2013 issue of BBC History Magazine

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