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Gordon, Charles George, 1833-1885

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Personal name headingGordon, Charles George, 1833-1885
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Variant(s)Chinese Gordon, 1833-1885
Ghūrdūn Bāshā, 1833-1885
Gordon, C. G. (Charles George), 1833-1885
Gordon, Chinese, 1833-1885
Gordon, General (Charles George), 1833-1885
Gordon Pascià, 1833-1885
Gordon Pasha, 1833-1885
Associated countryEngland China
Birth date18330128
Death date18850126
Place of birthWoolwich (London, England)
Place of deathKhartoum (Sudan)
Field of activityGreat Britain--History, Military--19th century
Profession or occupationGenerals Military governors
Found inElton, G. E. General Gordon, 1954.
MacGregor-Hastie, R. Never to be taken alive, 1986: CIP t.p. (General Gordon) pub. info. (Charles George Gordon, gov. of the Sudan; d. 1885)
Service in commemoration of General Gordon and of the officers and men who have fallen in the Soudan, 1885.
Uomini d'Africa, 1935: t.p. (Gordon Pascià)
Britannica academic edition (online), viewed Sep. 4, 2014 (Charles George Gordon, byname Chinese Gordon; b. Jan. 28, 1833, Woolwich, near London, Eng.; d. Jan. 26, 1885, Khartoum, Sudan; British general who became a national hero for his exploits in China and his ill-fated defense of Khartoum against the Mahdists; as governor of the province of Equatoria, Sudan, 1874-1876, he mapped the upper Nile River and established a line of stations along the river as far south as present-day Uganda)
Associated languageeng