Butler, Sir William Francis
Butler, Sir William Francis
Irish general and writer (1838-1910)

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  • Butler, Sir William Francis —    G.C.B. (b. 1838)    Traveller and biographer. The Great Lone Land (1872), The Wild North Land (1873), The Campaign of the Cataracts (1887), From Naboth s Vineyard (1907), Lives of Gen. Gordon, Sir. C. Napier, Sir G.P. Colley, etc …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • General Sir William Francis Butler —     General Sir William Francis Butler     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► General Sir William Francis Butler     Born at Suirville, Co. Tipperary, Ireland, 31 October, 1838; died 7 June, 1910, was the son of Richard and Ellen Butler. His family had… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • William Francis Butler — Sir William Butler Sir William Francis Butler GCB (* 31. Oktober 1838 in Suirville, Co. Tipperary, Irland; † 7. Juni 1910 in Bansha Castle, Co. Tipperary) war ein britischer Generalleutnant und Autor. Er kämpfte in verschiedenen britischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William Francis Butler — Lieutenant General Sir William Francis Butler GCB PC ADC (31 October 1838 7 June 1910) was an Irish 19th century British Army officer, writer, and adventurer.He was born at Ballyslatteen, Golden, County Tipperary, Ireland, the son of Richard and… …   Wikipedia

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