Adam Gordon


Adam Gordon

Adam Gordon may refer to:
*Lord Adam Gordon (British army officer) (1726–1801), Scottish soldier and politician
*Lord Adam Gordon (1909–1984), British royal courtier
*Adam Lindsay Gordon, Australian poet, jockey and politician

ee also

*Gordon Adam, engineer
*Gordon Adam (rower)


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  • Lord Adam Gordon (British Army officer) — General Lord Adam Gordon (c. 1726 – 13 August 1801) was a Scottish soldier and general, a younger son of Alexander Gordon, 2nd Duke of Gordon and Lady Henrietta Mordaunt.He entered the army as an ensign in the 2nd Dragoons in 1741, and attended… …   Wikipedia

  • Lord Adam Gordon — Major Lord Adam Granville Gordon, KCVO, MBE (1 March 1909 ndash;1984) was a British royal courtier.Gordon was the second son of Lt. Col. Douglas Gordon, who was later an equerry to the Duke of Connaught. He was educated at Eton and joined the… …   Wikipedia

  • Gordon —    GORDON, a parish, in the county of Berwick, 8½ miles (N. W.) from Kelso; containing 903 inhabitants. The name of this place is derived from the Gaelic word Goirtean, signifying a little farm or field, probably in reference to a particular… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Gordon Adam — For the American olympic rower, see Gordon Adam (rowing). Dr Gordon Johnston Adam (born 28 March 1934) is a British mining engineer and Labour Party politician. With one brief interruption, he served as a Member of the European Parliament for 25… …   Wikipedia

  • Gordon Baronets — There have been eleven Gordon Baronetcies  : Contents 1 Gordon of Letterfourie, Sutherland (1625) 1.1 Gordon of Gourdonstoun 1.2 Gordon of Letterfourie 2 …   Wikipedia

  • Gordon (Clan) — Tartan der Familie Gordon (aus dem Vestiarium Scoticum) Gordon ist der Name eines schottischen Clans in Moray. Ein Mitglied dieser Familie, John Gordon aus dem Haus Coldwells, wanderte im Jahr 1716 nach Polen aus und begründete das preußisch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gordon — This famous surname, with spellings of Gordon, Gorden and Gourdon, is of locational origins. It is Scottish from Gordon in Berwickshire, or Anglo French from Gourdon in the departement of Saone et Loire, France. The former was so called from the… …   Surnames reference

  • Gordon Adam (rower) — Olympic medal record Men s rowing Competitor for the  United States Gold 1936 Berlin …   Wikipedia

  • Gordon (Adelsgeschlecht) — Wappen der von Gordon Gordon ist der Name eines alten schottischen Adelsgeschlechts (Clan) mit gleichnamigem Stammhaus in der Grafschaft Berwickshire, das seit dem Ende des 12. Jahrhunderts urkundlich nachweisbar ist und dessen direkte Stammreihe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Adam Lindsay Gordon — (19 October 1833 – 24 June 1870) was an Australian poet, jockey and politician.Early lifeGordon was born at Fayal in the Azores, son of Captain Adam Durnford Gordon, had married his first cousin, Harriet Gordon, and both were descended from Adam… …   Wikipedia