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Charles George Gordon

Overview page. Subjects: World History — British History.

(1833–85)

British general and colonial administrator. He went to China in 1860 while serving with the Royal Engineers, and became known as ‘Chinese Gordon’ after crushing the...

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Gordon, Charles George (1833–1885), army officer

Richard Davenport-Hines.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 6978 words.

Gordon, Charles George (1833–1885), army officer, was born on 28 January 1833 at 1 Kempt's Terrace, Woolwich, fourth son and ninth child (of five boys and six girls) of Lieutenant-General...

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Charles George Gordon

Overview page. Subjects: World History — British History.

(1833–85)

British general and colonial administrator. He went to China in 1860 while serving with the Royal Engineers, and became known as ‘Chinese Gordon’ after crushing the...

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Gordon, Charles George

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 126 words.

(1833–85). British soldier and Christian mystic.

After serving with distinction in the *Crimean War (1853–6), Gordon gained public acclaim by his exploits in China (...

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Gordon, Charles George (1833)

m. w daly.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1132 words.

British soldier and administrator in the Sudan, was born at Woolwich in England on 23 January 1833, the son

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Philo, Gordon Charles George

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 197 words.

CMG 1970; MC 1944

Born 8 Jan. 1920; s of Charles Gilbert Philo and Nellie Philo (née Pinnock); m 1952, Mavis (Vicky) Ella (d 1986), d of John Ford Galsworthy and...

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Gordon, Charles George (1833–85)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 124 words.

(1833–85).

British soldier and Christian mystic. After serving with distinction in the *Crimean War (1853–6

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Gordon, Charles George (1833–85)

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 74 words.

(1833–85)

British general and colonial administrator. He went to China in 1860 while serving with the Royal

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Gordon, Charles George (1833–85)

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 73 words.

He went to China in 1860 while serving with the Royal Engineers, and became known as ‘Chinese Gordon’ after crushing the Taiping Rebellion (1863–64). In ...

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Gordon, Charles George (1833–85)

Kenneth Ingham.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 157 words.

(1833–85).

British soldier and Christian mystic. After serving with distinction in the *Crimean War (1853–6), Gordon

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Gordon, Charles George (1833–85)

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 158 words.

British soldier and Christian mystic. After serving with distinction in the *Crimean War (1853–6), Gordon gained public

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Gordon, Charles George (1833–85)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 53 words.

He fought in the Crimean War and Opium War, and was employed by the Chinese government in the Taiping

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Gordon Lennox, Lieut-Gen. Sir George (Charles)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 142 words.

KBE 1964; CB 1959; CVO 1952; DSO 1943

Born 29 May 1908; s of late Lord Bernard Charles Gordon Lennox, 3rd s of 7th Duke of Richmond and Gordon and late Evelyn Loch,...

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LennoxGordon-, Lord Henry Charles George (1821–1886), politician and speculator

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics. 13 words.

See Lennox, Charles Gordon-, fifth duke of Richmond and fifth duke of Lennox

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Gordon, Maj Gen Charles George ‘Chinese’ (1833–85)

Edward M. Spiers.

in The Oxford Companion to Military History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 239 words.

The fourth son of Lt Gen H. W. Gordon, he was educated at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. Commissioned

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Masson, Sir John Robertson

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 58 words.

Kt, 1946

Born 30 Nov. 1898; e s of late George Masson, Kingussie; m 1945, Jean Gordon, d of Charles Gordon Mackie, Montrose; one d...

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Innes of Coxton, Sir Charles (Kenneth Gordon)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 131 words.

11th Bt cr 1686

Born 28 Jan. 1910; s of Major Charles Gordon Deverell Innes (d 1953), and Ethel Hilda, d of George Earle; ...

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Gordon, Sir Henry William (1818–1887), army officer

C. L. Kingsford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 346 words.

Gordon, Sir Henry William (1818–1887), army officer, born at Blackheath, Kent, on 18 July 1818, was the eldest son of Lieutenant-General Henry William Gordon (1785/6–1865) and his wife,...

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Gordon, George Hamilton-, fourth earl of Aberdeen (1784–1860), prime minister and scholar

Muriel E. Chamberlain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; UK Politics. 9643 words.

Gordon, George Hamilton-, fourth earl of Aberdeen (1784–1860), prime minister and scholar, first child of six sons and a daughter of George Gordon, Lord Haddo (1764–1791), and his wife,...

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Gordon, Charles, first earl of Aboyne (d. 1681), politician

Stuart Handley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics. 667 words.

Gordon, Charles, first earl of Aboyne (d. 1681), politician, was the fourth son of George Gordon, second marquess of Huntly (c. 1590–1649), politician, and his wife, Anne (1594–1638),...

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Gordon, Arthur Charles Hamilton, first Baron Stanmore (1829–1912), colonial governor

Mark Francis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1963 words.

Gordon, Arthur Charles Hamilton, first Baron Stanmore (1829–1912), colonial governor, was born at Argyll House, near Regent Street, London, on 26 November 1829. He was the youngest son of...

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