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George IV (1762–1830), king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and king of Hanover

Christopher Hibbert

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10541

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George IV (1762–1830), king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and king of Hanover, was born at St James's Palace, London, on 12 August 1762. The eldest son of the fifteen children of George III (1738–1820) and Queen Charlotte (1744–1818)...

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Subjects: British History ; Modern History (1700 to 1945) ; European History

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