History DocumentariesAdmiral Nelson’s heroic death at the Battle of Trafalgar is immortalized in bronze and stone on the great column in Trafalgar Square. Nelson, a brave and brilliant war leader, was also known for being vain, ruthless, and impetuous. In 1805, the Royal Navy was on blockade duty, preparing for a possible invasion of England by Napoleon’s forces. Nelson’s personal life included a complex relationship with Lady Emma Hamilton, and his career was marked by significant victories and controversies. Nelson’s daring and unconventional tactics in the Battle of Trafalgar led to a decisive victory for the British fleet, although he was mortally wounded during the battle, ultimately securing his place as a national hero.
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