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Gordon, Alexander, fourth duke of Gordon

H. M. Chichester

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 ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare ; UK Politics

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