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Adam Lindsay Gordon
Died when: 36 years 248 days
Star Sign: Libra
Adam Lindsay Gordon (19 October 1833 – 24 June 1870) was an Australian poet, horseman, police officer and politician. He was the first Australian poet to gain considerable recognition overseas, and according to his contemporary, writer Marcus Clarke, Gordon's work represented "the beginnings of a national school of Australian poetry".