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William IV (1765–1837), king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and king of Hanover

Michael Brock

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/29451

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William IV (1765–1837), king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and king of Hanover, was born on 21 August 1765 at Buckingham House, London, the third child and third son among the fifteen children of George III (1738–1820) and his queen, ...

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

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