Why was "tantrum" trending last week?
British general and historian who fought in the Napoleonic Wars, particularly in the Peninsular War in Spain and Portugal; he wrote the popular History of the War in the Peninsula . . . , 6 vol. (1828-40), based partly on his own combat experiences and partly on information supplied by two commanders in that conflict, the Duke of Wellington and the French marshal Nicolas-Jean de Dieu Soult