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Gordon, Charles George (1833–85)

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright

in A Dictionary of World History

Third edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199685691
Published online July 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191765728
Gordon, Charles George (1833–85)

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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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Subjects: World History

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