Isaac Brock

British Army Officer and Administrator Isaac Brock 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".

Born: October 6, 1769
Star Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St Peter Port, Guernsey

Died: October 13, 1812 (aged 43)
Cause of Death: Killed in battle

Historical Events in the Life of Isaac Brock

  • 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

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