Adam Lindsay Gordon – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

Adam Lindsay Gordon died at age 36, too young. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding poet Adam Lindsay Gordon's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Portuguese-Australian poet, politician, and horse jockey who is best known for Bush Ballads and Galloping Rhymes. His individual poems include “A Song of Autumn” and “The Swimmer.”

He was the son of first cousins Adam Durnford Gordon and Harriet Gordon. After spending his youth in Portugal and England, he joined the South Australian Mounted Police in 1853.

He had a horse riding accident in 1870 that resulted in a head injury. This event, along with the initial failure of his Bush Ballads and Galloping Rhymes, was a factor in his June suicide.

How did Adam Lindsay Gordon die?

Information about the death of Adam Lindsay Gordon
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death36 years
BirthdayOctober 19, 1833
Death dateJune 24, 1870
Place of deathMelbourne, Australia
Place of burialN/A