Plaque marks Ljubljana visit by Admiral Lord Nelson

Ljubljana, 7 September - British Admiral Horatio Nelson, best known as the man whose fleet defeated the combined fleets of the French and Spanish navies at the battle of Trafalgar in 1805, stopped in Ljubljana in August 1800. His stay in the city will henceforth be remembered with a plaque at Hotel Slon, where he spent the night.

Ljubljana
The honorary president of the British-Slovenian Society Keith Miles, British Ambassador Tiffany Sadler and Brigadier-General Milan ┼Żurman attend the unveiling of plaque to mark British Admiral Horatio Nelson's short visit to Ljubljana in 1800.
Photo: Bor Slana/STA

Ljubljana
Plaque commemorating British Admiral Horatio Nelson's short visit to Ljubljana in 1800.
Photo: Bor Slana/STA

Ljubljana
Plaque commemorating British Admiral Horatio Nelson's short visit to Ljubljana in 1800.
Photo: Bor Slana/STA

Ljubljana
Unveiling of a plaque commemorating British Admiral Horatio Nelson's short visit to Ljubljana in 1800.
Photo: Bor Slana/STA

Ljubljana
Unveiling of a plaque commemorating British Admiral Horatio Nelson's short visit to Ljubljana in 1800.
Photo: Bor Slana/STA

Ljubljana
Raglan Tribe (right), the great-great-great-great grandson of British Admiral Nelson, attends the unveiling of a plaque commemorating Nelson's short visit to Ljubljana in 1800.
Photo: Bor Slana/STA

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