Definition of Mountbatten, Louis in English:

Share this entry

Mountbatten, Louis

Pronunciation: /maʊntˈbat(ə)n/
1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900–79), British admiral and administrator; full name Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten. He was supreme Allied commander in SE Asia (1943-5) and the last viceroy (1947) and first Governor General of India (1947-8). He was killed by an IRA bomb while on his yacht.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Louis Mount|bat¦ten

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.