I. biographical name Charles George 1833-1885 Chinese Gordon, Gordon Pasha British soldier II. biographical name Charles William 1860-1937 pseudonym Ralph Connor Canadian clergyman & novelist III. biographical name Lord George 1751-1793 English politician agitator

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  • gordon — ● gordon nom masculin Nom d une race de chien d arrêt écossais. Gordon (Charles) (1833 1885) officier et administrateur britannique. Gouverneur (1881) du Soudan égyptien (où il reçut le nom de Gordon pacha), il fut tué par les adeptes du Mahdi… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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