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Sir Robert Brownrigg, 1st Baronet GCB (1759 (Irelandmarker)–27 April 1833 near Monmouthmarker) was a Britishmarker statesman and soldier.

After service with the 9th Foot, he was appointed Military Secretary to the Duke of York in 1795, and accompanied him to Holland in 1799. In July 1809, he was Quartermaster general in the expedition to the Schelt. In 1813, he was appointed Governor of Ceylon, and held the position until 1820. In 1815, he conquered the kingdom of Kandymarker, in the interior of the island, and annexed it to the British crown. Sir Robert Brownrigg was created a baronet in 1816, and attained the full rank of General in 1819. He died near Monmouth, aged 74.


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