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  2. George IV - Wikipedia

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    George IV (George Augustus Frederick; 12 August 1762 – 26 June 1830) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and King of Hanover from 29 January 1820 until his death in 1830. At the time of his accession to the throne, he was acting as prince regent for his father King George III , having done so since 5 February 1811 ...

  3. George IV, in full George Augustus Frederick, German Georg August Friedrich, (born August 12, 1762, London, England—died June 26, 1830, Windsor, Berkshire), king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and king of Hanover from January 29, 1820, to June 26, 1830.

  4. BBC - History - George IV

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    George IV (1762 - 1830) George IV © Famous for his dissolute lifestyle and his Royal Pavilion in Brighton, George became prince regent in 1811 and king in 1820. George was born on 17 August 1762 ...

  5. The Two Sides Of George IV: Is His Wretched Reputation ...

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    George IV was an immensely strong man but not even his formidable frame could withstand the decades of abuse to which he subjected it. On 26 June 1830, that abuse finally caught up with him and, after months of drifting towards death at Windsor Castle, a ruptured blood vessel sent him to his grave.

  6. George IV (r. 1820-1830) George IV was 48 when he became Regent in 1811, as a result of the illness of his father, George III. He succeeded to the throne in January 1820. He had secretly and illegally married a Roman Catholic, Mrs Fitzherber, in 1785.

  7. George IV summary | Britannica

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    George IV, orig. George Augustus Frederick, (born Aug. 12, 1762, London, Eng.—died June 26, 1830, Windsor, Berkshire), King of the United Kingdom (1820–30) and king of Hanover (1820–30). The son of George III , he earned his father’s ill will by his extravagances and dissolute habits, contracting a secret marriage that was annulled by ...

  8. BBC - History - British History in depth: George IV: The ...

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    In many ways he was a strikingly modern monarch. George IV was, by the time of his death, largely an irrelevance to Britain's constitutional equation. He undoubtedly left to his successors and ...

  9. George IV (born as George Augustus Frederick on 12 August 1762, died on 26 June 1830) was king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Hanover from 29 January 1820 until his death. The Regency , George's nine-year time as "Prince Regent", which started in 1811 and ended with George III's death in 1820, included winning the ...

  10. Sinful Facts About King George IV, The Royal Rake - Factinate

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    He Was Spoiled Rotten. Born on August 12, 1762, George was the eldest child of King George III and his queen, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Quite obviously, little George’s childhood was a charmed one, full of royal appointments and plush dinners.

  11. Coronation of George IV - Wikipedia

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    The coronation of George IV as King of the United Kingdom took place at Westminster Abbey, London, on 19 July 1821. Originally scheduled for 1 August of the previous year, the ceremony had been postponed due to the parliamentary proceedings of George's estranged wife, Caroline of Brunswick; because these failed to deprive Queen Caroline of her ...