Cosmo Gordon, 3rd Duke of Gordon

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Cosmo Gordon
Cosmo Gordon, 3rd Duke of Gordon.jpg
Portrait, oil on canvas of Cosmo Gordon, 3rd Duke of Gordon (1720–1757) by Philippe Mercier (1689–1760)
Born (1720-04-20)20 April 1720
Died 5 August 1752(1752-08-05) (aged 32)
Title Duke of Gordon
Known for House of Lords
Nationality Scotland

Cosmo George Gordon, 3rd Duke of Gordon KT (27 April 1720 – 5 August 1752), styled Marquess of Huntly until 1728, was a Scottish peer.[1]

Life[edit]

Gordon was the son of the 2nd Duke of Gordon and was named after his father's close Jacobite friend, Cosimo III de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany. He sat in the House of Lords as a Scottish Representative Peer from 1747 to 1752. In 1748, he was made a Knight of the Thistle.

Family[edit]

Gordon married Lady Catherine Gordon (c. 1725 – 10 December 1779), daughter of William Gordon, 2nd Earl of Aberdeen, on 3 September 1741; they had children:

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Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
Alexander Gordon
Duke of Gordon
1728–1752
Succeeded by
Alexander Gordon