Sir Charles James, 1782–1853, British general.
Also, Neper. John, 1550–1617, Scottish mathematician: inventor of logarithms.
Robert Cornelis
[kawr-nee-lis] /kɔrˈni lɪs/ (Show IPA), (1st Baron Napier of Magdala) 1810–90, English field marshal.
former name of Napier-Hastings.
Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3 Various
Our Soldiers W.H.G. Kingston
Sir Charles Napier Sir William Francis Butler
Victorian Worthies George Henry Blore
For Fortune and Glory Lewis Hough
Sir Charles Napier Sir William Francis Butler
Chronological Retrospect of the History of Yarmouth and Neighbourhood William Finch-Crisp
Twelve Years of a Soldier’s Life in India W. S. R. Hodson
Chats on Military Curios Stanley C. Johnson
A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year Edwin Emerson

a port in New Zealand, on E North Island on Hawke Bay: wool trade centre. Pop: 56 100 (2004 est)
Sir Charles James. 1782–1853, British general and colonial administrator: conquered Sind (1843): governor of Sind (1843–47)
John. 1550–1617, Scottish mathematician: invented logarithms and pioneered the decimal notation used today
Robert (Cornelis), 1st Baron Napier of Magdala. 1810–90, British field marshal, who commanded in India during the Sikh Wars (1845, 1848–49) and the Indian Mutiny (1857–59). He captured Magdala (1868) while rescuing British diplomats from Ethiopia


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