Sydney W. Smith (1764-1840)

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Admiral Sir William Sidney Smith, KCB, GCTE, FRS (21 June 1764 – 26 May 1840) was a British naval officer. Serving in the American and French revolutionary wars, he later rose to the rank of admiral. Napoleon Bonaparte, reminiscing later in his life, said of him: "That man made me miss my destiny".

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