10 Of the World’s Most Famous War Horses in Military History

4 Copenhagen

This was the horse of Lord Arthur Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington. Born in 1808, he was named after the second battle of Copenhagen where the British were victorious. He was acquired by Wellington in 1813 who rode him in several military campaigns including the battle of Waterloo where Napoleon was defeated in 1815. The horse was retired to the Duke’s stables after Waterloo and died on 12th February 1836.

Lord Arthur Wellesley Copenhagen

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