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Thomas Cochrane
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Born in Annesfield, Lanarkshire
Born on 14th of December 1775
Died on 31st of October 1860

Born 1775. Died 1860 - Scottish naval commander.


Served with distinction in Royal Navy during Napoleonic Wars, wrongly jailed for fraud, stripped of his naval rank and parliamentary seat. Went on to command the Chilean, Brazilian and Greek navies, helping these countries in their fight for independence. Received a Royal pardon and the restoration of his naval rank. One of Britainís greatest seamen. Buried in Westminster Abbey.

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