- Charles GeorgeChinese GordonGordon Pasha, 1833–85, British general: administrator in China and Egypt.
- Charles William, real name of Ralph Connor.
- Lord George,1751–93, English politician.
- George Hamilton, 4th Earl of Aberdeen,1784–1860, British statesman, born in Scotland: prime minister 1852–55.
- Mary (Catherine),born 1949, U.S. novelist, short-story writer, and essayist.
- a male given name: from an Old English word meaning “round hill.”
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Gordon G. Chang is a Forbes.com columnist and the author of Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World.U.S. Should Make North Korea Pay for Sony Hack
Gordon G. Chang
December 18, 2014
Then, Gordon replied with, “Horrible behavior,” which was echoed by Pascal, who responded, “Actually despicable.”
“Was this about the deal… or did he just change his mind,” wrote Gordon.
Noyce and his partner Gordon Moore also pioneered a new corporate culture at Intel.Walter Isaacson’s ‘The Innovators’: How a Gaggle of Geeks Invented the Future
October 7, 2014
No wonder Labour is making a huge “no” push, sending native son Gordon Brown up to campaign as the vote nears.An Independent Scotland Will Hurt Labour
September 17, 2014
"This is where Gordon used to stand," the Sirdar stopped us near the parapet.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
Next morning Gordon shot himself—tired of life at thirty-seven!The Poems of Henry Kendall
I must take this to Mr. Gordon, for I never found anything like it before.
Myers started up to pursue him, but Mr. Gordon held up his hand.
The color rushed to Mary's face, and Mr. Gordon had his answer.
- Adam Lindsay. 1833–70, Australian poet and horseman, born in the Azores, who developed the bush ballad as a literary form, esp in Bush Ballads and Galloping Rhymes (1870)
- Charles George, known as Chinese Gordon. 1833–85, British general and administrator. He helped to crush the Taiping rebellion (1863–64), and was governor of the Sudan (1877–80), returning in 1884 to aid Egyptian forces against the Mahdi. He was killed in the siege of Khartoum
- Sir Donald . born 1930; South African businessman
- Dexter (Keith). 1923–90, US jazz tenor saxophonist
- Lord George. 1751–93, English religious agitator. He led the Protestant opposition to legislation relieving Roman Catholics of certain disabilities, which culminated in the Gordon riots (1780)
- George Hamilton. See (4th Earl of) Aberdeen 2
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