James Wolfe

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Birthday
2, 1727
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 13, 1759 (32)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
2, 1727
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 13, 1759 (32)

About

British Major General who fought in the War of Austrian Succession, the Jacobite uprising, and the Seven Years War.

Before Fame

He first entered military service at age thirteen, when he joined his father's Marine regiment.

Trivia

He was instrumental in securing Great Britain's victory in the Seven Years War.

Family Life

He was the son of Henrietta Thompson and Edward Wolfe.

Associated With

He and fellow Englishman Horatio Nelson were both 18th-century war heroes.