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Robert Jacob Gordon, 1743-1795

Patrick Cullinan

Robert Jacob Gordon, 1743-1795

the man and his travels at the Cape

by Patrick Cullinan

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Published by Struik Winchester in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cape of Good Hope (South Africa),
  • South Africa,
  • Netherlands
    • Subjects:
    • Gordon, Robert Jacob, 1743-1795.,
    • Explorers -- South Africa -- Biography.,
    • Explorers -- Netherlands -- Biography.,
    • Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 202-203) and index.

      StatementPatrick Cullinan.
      ContributionsGordon, Robert Jacob, 1743-1795.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT2020.G68 C85 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination215 p. :
      Number of Pages215
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1325960M
      ISBN 100947430334, 0947430350, 0947430342
      LC Control Number92204166

      Gordon’s Bay (South Africa) is situated on the north-eastern corner of False Bay, about 50 km from Cape Town to the south of the N2 national road and is named after Robert Jacob Gordon (–), the Dutch explorer of Scottish descent. Gordon was born in Doesburg in Gelderland in the Netherlands on 29 September Robert Jacob Gordon The Man and His Travels at the Cape.

      Robert J. Gordon has 20 books on Goodreads with ratings. Robert J. Gordon’s most popular book is The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Sta Missing: Robert Jacob Gordon. Get this from a library! Een Nederlander in de wildernis: de ontdekkingsreizen van Robert Jacob Gordon () in Zuid-Afrika. [Luc Panhuysen].

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Birthdate: Septem Birthplace: Doesburg, Doesburg, Gelderland, The Netherlands. Death: Octo (52) Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa (Zelfmoord (suicide)) Immediate Family.

This outstanding representative of the European Enlightenment was baptised in the Dutch Reformed Church at Doesburg, in Gelderland, on 29th September His Scottish forebears had come to the Netherlands in the early 17th century, and had flourished there.

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Robert Jacob Gordon () was a Dutchman of Scottish ancestry, whose family seems to have been af-fluent. Like his great-grandfather and father, Gordon elected to pursue a military career which, initially, coin-cided with his studies at the University of Hardewijk where he received an education suitable for a gentleman of the time.

Robert Jacob Gordon (29 September Doesburg, Gelderland – 25 October Cape Town), was a Dutch explorer, soldier, artist, naturalist and linguist of Scottish descent. Robert Jacob Gordon was the son of Maj. General Jacob Gordon of the Scots Brigade (–) in the service of the Netherlands.

Although of Scottish descent, Robert Gordon's allegiance and service lay with the Born: 29 September Doesburg, Gelderland.

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Although of Scottish descent, Robert Gordon's allegiance and service lay with the joined the Dutch Light Dragoons as a cadet in and enrolled at the University of Harderwijk in Here he studied in the humanities and soon proved to be of.

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His verbal and visual descriptions of South Africa ().Portrait of Colonel Robert Jacob Gordon () (), commander of the garrison at the Cape.