Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, KB (29 September 1758 – 21 October 1805) was a British flag officer in the Royal Navy. He was noted for his inspirational leadership and superb grasp of strategy and unconventional tactics, which resulted in a number of decisive naval victories, particularly during the Napoleonic Wars. Besides the military and tactical merits, Nelson became famous due to his relationship with the wife of a British ambassador, Lady Hamilton, his lover and the mother of his daughter. In spite of social disfavor, their romance continued until the very end of Nelson’s life. Read the book to learn more about one of the greatest British personae!