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Nelson, Horatio Lord (1758–1805)

  • By: Keith Grint
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

British admiral

For British schoolchildren, and more particularly English schoolchildren, Horatio Nelson remains amongst the foremost of heroic leaders. He ranked ninth in the “Great Britons” competition held by the BBC in December 2002 with 49,000 votes (3 percent of the total), ...

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