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Gordon, Alexander, fourth duke of Gordon (1743-1827), politician and army officer

Henry Manners Chichester and Michael Fry

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/11023

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Gordon, Alexander, fourth duke of Gordon (1743-1827), politician and army officer, was born on 18 June 1743, the eldest son of Cosmo George Gordon, third duke (c.1720-1752), and his wife and kinswoman, Lady Katherine (or Catherine) Gordon (1718-1779), only daughter of the second earl of Aberdeen. Gordon became fourth duke ...

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