Admiral Edward Pellew, 1st Viscount Exmouth, GCB (9 April 1757 - 23 January 1833) was a British naval officer. He fought during the American War of Independence, the French Revolutionary, and the Napoleonic Wars. His younger brother, Israel Pellew, also pursued a naval career. Pellew is remembered as an officer and a gentleman of great courage and leadership, earning his land and titles through courage, leadership and skill - serving as a paradigm of the versatility and determination of British naval officers during the Napoleonic Wars. This biography is by Edward Osler (1798-1863) and was first published in 1854.