HORATIO NELSON Born on 29 September 1758 in the village of Burnham Thorpe (Norfolk) in the family priest. At the age of 12 he entered the Navy, passed the examination for Lieutenant (1777), very quickly got under the command of brig (1778), and in 1779 commanded a frigate.
THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF ADMIRAL On 21 October 1805 off Cape Trafalgar the Nelson's fleet of 27 battleships and 4 frigates imposed to battle the Franco-Spanish fleet of 33 battleships and 7 frigates under the command of Vice-Admiral P. Villeneuve. "Incorrectly" attacked in two columns and rearguard of the enemy center, Nelson violated his order of battle, burned 1 and captured 17 ships, a century ensuring Britain's undisputed supremacy at sea. Died on the deck of his flagship, the "Victoria" in 50 minutes to complete victory.
TRAFALGAR SQUARE Trafalgar square (eng. Trafalgar Square) is a Square in Central London, where Carinskog cross agree that the three priority streets of Westminster strand, Whitehall and the Mall. Originally was called the square of king William IV, but the final name was in honor of the victory of England in The square is a major transport interchange. She also leaves the subway station "Charing Cross" lines, Bakerloo and North of Marfa.
THE COLUMN OF NELSON The column was built between 1840 and 1843 years, in memory of the Admiral Horatio Nelson who died at the battle of Trafalgar in The 5.5-metre statue of Nelson is located on top of the 46-foot granite column. The statue faces South, towards the Admiralty and Portsmouth where is the flagship of Nelson ships of the Royal Navy of great Britain "HMS Victor у ".