Full Name: Isaac Brock
Profession: British Army Officer and Administrator
Why Famous: Responsible for defending Upper Canada against the United States during the War of 1812. Brock's actions earned him a knighthood, membership in the Order of the Bath, and the nickname "The Hero of Upper Canada".
- 1812-08-16 British forces under the command of Major General Sir Isaac Brock capture Fort Detroit with the help of Indigenous warriors led by Tecumseh