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    James Wolfe (2 January 1727 – 13 September 1759) was a British Army officer known for his training reforms and, as a major general, remembered chiefly for his victory in 1759 over the French at the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in Quebec.

  2. James Wolfe was the commander of the British army at the capture of Quebec from the French in 1759, a victory that led to British supremacy in Canada. The elder son of Lieutenant General Edward Wolfe, he was commissioned in the Royal Marines in 1741 but transferred almost immediately to the 12th.

  3. Mar 27, 2019 · Major General James Wolfe was a British military hero of the 18th century who died shortly after his victory at the Battle of Quebec during the Seven Years’ War. 1. Wolfe was born in Westerham in Kent

  4. Jan 29, 2008 · James Wolfe, British army officer (born 2 January 1727 in Westerham, Kent, England; died 13 September 1759 near Quebec City). Wolfe fought in the War of the Austrian Succession , the suppression of the Jacobite Rebellion and the Seven Years’ War .

  5. An army reformer who attained high rank at a young age, Major-General James Wolfe was Britain’s most celebrated military hero of the 18th century. His victory over the French at Quebec in 1759 resulted in the unification of Canada and the American colonies under the British crown.

  6. Feb 16, 2024 · James Wolfe was a British army officer best known for his role in the capture of Quebec during the French and Indian War. As a young general, Wolfe led the successful assault on the French fortress at Quebec City in 1759, resulting in British control of Canada.

  7. › HistoryofBritain › James-WolfeJames Wolfe - Historic UK

    General James Wolfe, arguably Britain’s most celebrated military hero of the 18th century, is best known for his victory over the French at Quebec in 1759…

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