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Alten, Sir Charles von, Count von Alten in the Hanoverian nobilitylocked

(1764–1840)
  • H. M. Chichester
  • , revised by S. Kinross

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Alten, Sir Charles von, Count von Alten in the Hanoverian nobility (1764–1840), army officer in the British and Hanoverian armies, is most famous for his service at the head of the famous light division of the British army during the Peninsular War. He was born on 12 October 1764 at ...

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J. W. Fortescue, , 13 vols. (1899–1930)