n. British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852) [syn: Wellington, Duke of Wellington, First Duke of Wellington, Arthur Wellesley]
The Iron Duke is a 1934 British historical film directed by Victor Saville and starring George Arliss, Ellaline Terriss and Gladys Cooper. Arliss plays Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington in the events leading up to the Battle of Waterloo and beyond.
The Iron Duke is a pulp fiction, pre-WWII adventure story written by L. Ron Hubbard. It was first published in the July 1940 issue of the pulp fiction magazine "Five-Novels Monthly".