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Frances Nisbet

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Birthday
1, 1761
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 4, 1831 (69)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
1, 1761
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 4, 1831 (69)

About

Wife of the renowned British officer, Horatio Nelson, who famously won several important victories against Napoleon's Army during the Napoleonic Wars.

Before Fame

Her first husband, a doctor, died at a young age, and she returned to England to live with her uncle when she met Nelson.

Trivia

Around 1798 her husband struck up an affair with Emma, Lady Hamilton, wife of the British ambassador to Naples.

Family Life

Her husband Horatio Nelson helped the Royal Navy defeat Napoleon on the high seas, dying a hero's death at the Battle of Trafalgar.

Associated With

Alice Barnham, the wife of Francis Bacon, was another woman behind a great man like herself.