My history hero: Horatio Nelson (1758–1805)

"Nelson not only won a string of great naval victories and was always in the thick of the battle but made enormous sacrifices: like losing the sight in an eye, his arm and ultimately his life": Don McCullin selects Horatio Nelson as his history hero...

Horatio Nelson (1758-1805), 1797. Artist: Abbott, Lemuel Francis (1760-1802)

This article was first published in the August 2017 issue of BBC History Magazine 

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