List of Military Commanders - Modern Era - British

British

  • Henri de Massue
  • George Rooke
  • George Douglas-Hamilton
  • William Shirley
  • Edward Braddock
  • James Abercrombie
  • Jeffery Amherst
  • George Howard
  • Samuel Hood
  • George Townshend
  • Robert Clive
  • Robert Prescott
  • George Prévost
  • Stapleton Cotton
  • Charles Napier
  • Hugh Gough
  • Henry Hardinge
  • George Pollock
  • FitzRoy Somerset
  • George Elliot
  • Colin Campbell
  • Hugh Rose
  • Robert Napier
  • Frederic Thesiger
  • Frederick Roberts
  • Garnet Wolseley
  • Charles George Gordon
  • Evelyn Wood
  • Redvers Buller
  • Herbert Kitchener
  • John French
  • Edmund Allenby
  • Douglas Haig
  • George Milne
  • George II of Great Britain
  • Prince William, Duke of Cumberland
  • Thomas Mathews
  • William Pepperrell
  • Peter Warren
  • James Oglethorpe

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British

The word British is an adjective referring in various ways to the United Kingdom, or the island of Great Britain, and its people.

Geography
  • British Isles, an archipelago in north-western Europe
  • British Islands, a legal term describing the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, collectively
  • British Commonwealth, an organisation of member-states mostly from the former British Empire
  • British Columbia, a province of Canada
People
  • British people, Britons, or Brits, subjects of the United Kingdom, of the Isle of Man, one of the Channel Islands, or of one of the British overseas territories, and their descendants
  • Britons (historical), ancient Celtic inhabitants of the island of Great Britain south of the Firth of Forth.
  • British nationality law, which governs the citizens of the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and the British Crown dependencies
Language
  • British English, the forms of the English language used in the United Kingdom
  • British language (Celtic), also known as Brythonic, the ancient Celtic language once spoken in Britain, ancestral to Welsh, Cornish and Breton
History
  • British Raj, rule of India in the late 19th Century and early 20th Century
  • British Empire (historical), the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates, and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom when it was an imperial power
Other
  • British cuisine
  • British Airways, flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom

Famous quotes containing the word british:

    Swans moulting die, snow melts to tears,
    Roses do blush and hang their heads,
    Henry Noel, British poet, and William Strode, British poet. Beauty Extolled (attributed to Noel and to Strode)

    The British tourist is always happy abroad as long as the natives are waiters.
    Robert Morley (1908–1992)

    In New York—whose subway trains in particular have been “tattooed” with a brio and an energy to put our own rude practitioners to shame—not an inch of free space is spared except that of advertisements.... Even the most chronically dispossessed appear prepared to endorse the legitimacy of the “haves.”
    Gilbert Adair, British author, critic. “Cleaning and Cleansing,” Myths and Memories (1986)