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William Brown (admiral)


[[Image:Guillermo Brown.png|thumb|right|Founder of the Argentine Navy, William Brown is considered a national hero in Argentina, with more than 1,200 streets named after him.]]

Admiral William Brown (also known in Spanish as Guillermo Brown) was born in Foxford, County Mayo, Ireland on June 22, 1777 and died in Buenos Aires, Argentina on March 3, 1857. Brown's victories in the Independence War, the Argentina-Brazil War, and the Guerra Grande in Uruguay earned the respect and appreciation of the Argentine people, and today he is 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".Spanish: el padre de la Armada Argentina. Used mainly in Argentina but also in other countries like the United Kingdom, see e.g. this BBC report. URL accessed on October 15, 2006.Spanish: Guillermo Brown or Almirante Brown, see e.g. his biography at Planeta Sedna. URL accessed on October 15, 2006.Irish: Beal Easa, see report at County Mayo's official website. URL accessed on October 15, 2006.Irish: Contae Mhaigh Eo, according to its official website. URL accessed on October 15, 2006.

[[Image:Mayococologo.png|thumb|right|Coat of arms of County Mayo, William Brown's birthplace in Ireland. The motto Dia is Muire Linn translates as "God and Mary be with us".]]

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