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The Mahdi of Sudan and the Death of General Gordon by Fergus Nicoll

The Mahdi of Sudan and the Death of General Gordon


The Mahdi of Sudan and the Death of General Gordon by Fergus Nicoll

On 25 January 1885, a Sudanese Islamic revolutionary army entered Khartoum. The slaughter continued from dawn until noon and involved the beheading of British officer General Charles Gordon

About the Author

Fergus Nicoll is a freelance current affairs journalist and presenter., working for the BBC World Service and CNN and as media consultant for a UK security firm.

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Publication date

19th May 2005


Fergus Nicoll

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The History Press Ltd


256 pages


African history
Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900
Biography: historical, political & military



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