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Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald


Admiral Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald, Marques do Maranhao GCB RN , styled Lord Cochrane between 1778 and 1831, was a radical politician and naval officer. He was one of the most daring and successful captains of the Napoleonic Wars, leading the French to nickname him "le loup des mers" ("the sea wolf"). After being dismissed from the Royal Navy, he served in the rebel navies of Chile, Brazil and Greece during their wars of independence, before being reinstated as ...

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