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George Gordon, 6th Baron. 1788--1824, British Romantic poet, noted also for his passionate and disastrous love affairs. His major works include Childe Harold's Pilgrimage (1812--18), and Don Juan (1819--24). He spent much of his life abroad and died while fighting for Greek independence