Career of Controversy: 7 Facts About Military Reformer Viscount Wolseley

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Many men made a name for themselves throughout history, taking risks and demonstrating abilities above and beyond others in their ranks. However, not everyone agreed with the go-getters, believing their ideas to be too radical or impractical.

No matter the opinion surrounding him, Viscount Wolseley fought to make changes during his military service, becoming well known as a man of controversial behavior.

7. Who Was He?

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Sir Garnet Joseph Wolseley has gone down in history as one of the most important military thinkers in the Victorian British army. During the late 19th century, he rose to a position of prominence with ideal military service and a penchant for reform, earning himself the title of Viscount Wolseley. However, this successful career was tainted with controversy, and others around him limited his victories.

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