Genealogy profile for Maj.-Gen. Charles Gordon, of Khartoum. III, pp. The World's Story: A History of the World in Story, Song and Art (Boston, 1914) vol. The Death of General Gordon at Khartoum, 1885 Alfred Egmont Hake in Eva March Tappan (ed.) They refused until October 1884, Gladstone, the prime minister, was furious at Gordon for, apparently, disobeying his orders.

His behaviour was erratic and his fervent Christianity contradicted his often-bloody actions. General Gordon died while trying to save Khartoum from fire and sword in 1885, the mourning from a grateful nation was only surpassed by the death's of Henry Havelock at Lucknow and Nelson at Trafalgar. Khartoum est un film réalisé par Basil Dearden avec Zia Mohyeddin, Marne Maitland. The Player assumes the role of Major-General Charles “Chinese” Gordon, Governor and self-appointed defender of Khartoum, besieged by the Mahdi's Dervish rebel forces. Genealogy for Maj.-Gen. Charles George Gordon, CB (1833 - 1885) family tree on Geni, with over 200 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives. Major General Charles George Gordon (1833-85), also known as Gordon of Khartoum, was widely-celebrated during the nineteenth century for his military victories in China and Sudan, suppressing revolts and local populations. Before British forces arrived to free the city, the besiegers broke through the city walls and killed the entire garrison. Gordon arrived in Khartoum and set about strengthening the city’s defences. A month later the Mahdi’s troops laid Khartoum under a siege, which lasted ten months. The Lion of Khartoum: Gordon's Last Stand , designed by Jacques Rabier, is a solitaire, card-driven board game of strategy and resource management about the siege of Khartoum from February 1884 to January 1885. Gladstone, Britain's Prime Minister at the time feared it would bring down his government. The relief column reached Khartoum 2 days after it fell to the mahdi on 26th January 1885. When the Mahdi besieged Gordon in Khartoum, the Government were implored by everyone, including the Queen, to send a relief mission. Khartoum is a 1966 film written by Robert Ardrey and directed by Basil Dearden.It stars Charlton Heston as British Gen. Charles "Chinese" Gordon and Laurence Olivier as Muhammad Ahmed (a Sudanese leader whose devotees proclaimed him the Mahdi), with a supporting cast that includes Richard Johnson and Ralph Richardson.