Isaac Brock

British Army Officer and Administrator Isaac Brock Full Name: Isaac Brock

United Kingdom

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
Birthplace: St Peter Port, Guernsey
Star Sign: Libra

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

Historical Events in the Life of Isaac Brock

  • 1812-08-16 General Hull surrenders Detroit and Michigan territory to British forces under the command of Major General Sir Isaac Brock, who capture Fort Detroit with the help of Indigenous warriors led by Tecumseh

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