Charles Napier (Royal Navy officer), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Charles Napier (Royal Navy officer)

Royal Navy admiral

Date of Birth: 06-Mar-1786

Place of Birth: Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom

Date of Death: 06-Nov-1860

Profession: politician

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Charles Napier (Royal Navy officer)

  • Admiral Sir Charles John Napier KCB GOTE RN (6 March 1786 – 6 November 1860) was a British naval officer whose sixty years in the Royal Navy included service in the War of 1812, the Napoleonic Wars, Syrian War and the Crimean War (with the Russians), and a period commanding the Portuguese navy in the Liberal Wars.
  • An innovator concerned with the development of iron ships, and an advocate of humane reform in the Royal Navy, he was also active in politics as a Liberal Member of Parliament and was probably the naval officer most widely known to the public in the early Victorian Era.

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