Lord George Gordon (26 December 1751 – 1 November 1793) was a British politician best known for lending his name to the Gordon Riots of 1780. An eccentric and flighty personality, he was born into the Scottish nobility and sat in the House of Commons from 1774 to 1780. His life ended after a number of controversies, notably one surrounding ...
Lord George Gordon, (born Dec. 26, 1751, London, Eng.—died Nov. 1, 1793, London), English lord and instigator of the anti-Catholic Gordon riots in London (1780). The third and youngest son of the 3rd Duke of Gordon, he was educated at Eton and entered the British navy, rising to the rank of lieutenant in 1772.
Lord Byron. (George Gordon; Londres, Gran Bretaña, 1788 - Missolonghi, actual Grecia, 1824) Poeta británico que figura entre los más emblemáticos representantes del romanticismo europeo. Perteneciente a una familia de la aristocracia de su país, perdió a su padre a los tres años. En 1798, al morir su tío abuelo William, quinto barón Byron, heredó ...
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b. 26 Dec. 1751, 3rd s. of Cosmo, 3rd Duke of Gordon [S], by Lady Catherine Gordon, da. of William, 2nd Earl of Aberdeen [S], and bro. of Lord William Gordon. educ. Eton 1758-65. unm.
Lord George Gordon was given the rank of ensign in his stepfather’s regiment, the 89 Foot, in 1759, but on leaving Eton joined the navy. From 1766 to 1769 he was in the American colonies. For some years before the general election of 1774 he cultivated an interest in Inverness-shire. The sitting Member, General Fraser, bought him off with a seat at...
22/01/2012 · The most flamboyant and notorious of the major English Romantic poets, George Gordon, Lord Byron, was likewise the most fashionable poet of the early 1800s. He created an immensely popular Romantic hero—defiant, melancholy, haunted by secret guilt—for which, to many, he seemed the model.
01/11/2012 · aristocracy have converted to Judaism, the conversion of Lord George Gordon* (1751 – 1793) was a matter of note in British society. Lord George’s life both before and after his conversion was a roller coaster of events. At 12, he sailed as a midshipman (officer-in-training) to Jamaica. After his service in the Carribean
Lord Byron George Gordon Byron ( Londres, 22 de enero de 1788- Mesolongi, 19 de abril de 1824), conocido como Lord Byron, fue un poeta del movimiento del romanticismo británico, antecedente de la figura del poeta maldito. Debido a su talento poético, su personalidad, su atractivo físico y su vida de escándalos, fue una celebridad de su época.