William Brown (admiral), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


William Brown (admiral)

Admiral in the Argentine Navy

Date of Birth: 22-Jun-1777

Place of Birth: Foxford, Connacht, Ireland

Date of Death: 03-Mar-1857

Profession: military personnel

Nationality: Ireland

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About William Brown (admiral)

  • William Brown (also known in Spanish as Guillermo Brown or Almirante Brown) (22 June 1777 – 3 March 1857) was an Irish-born Argentine admiral.
  • Brown's victories in the Independence War, the Cisplatine War and the Anglo-French blockade of the Río de la Plata earned the respect and appreciation of the Argentine people, and he is still regarded as one of Argentina's national heroes.
  • Creator and first admiral of the country's maritime forces, he is commonly known as the "father of the Argentine Navy".

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