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Roberts, Frederick Sleigh

Line breaks: Fred|erick Sleigh Rob|erts
Pronunciation: /ˈrɒbəts
 
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Definition of Roberts, Frederick Sleigh in English:

1st Earl Roberts of Kandahar ( 1832–1914), British Field Marshal. He helped suppress the Indian Mutiny of 1857-8, secured victory at Kandahar (1880), ending the Second Afghan War, and planned the successful march on the Boer capital of Pretoria (1900) during the Second Boer War.

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