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george william gordon
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George William Gordon, (1820-1865) was a Jamaican businessman and politician who was a leading critic of the policies of then Governor of Jamaica, Edward Eyre. On Eyre's orders, he was executed after the Morant Bay rebellion. Gordon's execution created huge controversy in Britain, and several attempts were made to charge Eyre with murder. On the centenary of his death, Gordon was proclaimed a National Hero of Jamaica.
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