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|Birth:||10th August, 1782|
|Death:||29th August, 1853|
|Profession:||Army Officer, General|
He was the eldest son of Colonel George Napier and his second wife, Lady Sarah Lennox, with this being the second marriage for both parties. Lady Sarah was the great-granddaughter of King Charles II. Napier was born at the Whitehall Palace in London, and he received part of his education at boarding school in Celbridge, Ireland. Napier joined the 33rd Infantry Regiment of the British Army in 1794, and decided to become a career soldier.
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