Sir Charles James Napier

England, 1782-1853
07.07.07
Sir Charles James Napier

Engelsk generalløjtnant. Gjorde tjeneste i Indien og Pakistan. Anførte felttoget mod Sind.

Broder til Sir William Napier. Han gjorde tjeneste med udmærkelse under Napoleonskrigene. Stationeret (182230) på den græske ø Cephalonia, hvor han stiftede bekendtskab med Lord Byron ... and was asked, although he declined, to command the Greek independence forces. As commander (183940) of the troops in N England, he exercised moderation in dealing with Chartist unrest. In 1841 Napier went to India, where he undertook the conquest (1843) of Sind. He served as governor of Sind until 1847.