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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Wayanad and its brush with a former British PM and Battle of Waterloo hero

Updated : April 21, 2019 12:54 PM IST

A former British prime minister served in the district as a military strategist during the colonial era.
Arthur Wellesley was an Irish-born soldier of the British Army before entering politics.
After his return from Wayanad and India in 1805, Wellesley was given the title of Duke of Wellington and went on to become the Prime Minister of the UK in 1828 and again in 1834. 
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Wayanad and its brush with a former British PM and Battle of Waterloo hero
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