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Sir Robert Thomas Wilson (1777–1849)

Wilson, Sir Robert Thomas. An English soldier and military writer; born in London, 1777; died there, May 9, 1849. He served in the Peninsular war; was British military commissioner at the Russian and allied headquarters, 1812–14; Member of Parliament and governor of Gibraltar, 1842–49. He wrote: ‘History of the British Expedition to Egypt’ (1802); ‘Sketch of the Campaigns in Poland’ (1810); ‘Military and Political Power of Russia’ (1817); ‘Narrative of Events During the Invasion of Russia, 1812’ (1860); ‘Diary’ (1861); etc.