Reference Entry

George V (1865-1936), king of Great Britain, Ireland, and the British dominions beyond the seas, and emperor of India

Colin Matthew

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


An active seaman | Duke of York and marriage | Prince of Wales | Early reign | Domestic politics | The First World War | A German on the throne? | Post-war politics | Politics in the 1920s | The post-war empire | Family and friends | George V in later life: appearance, illness, and the National Government | Last years, jubilee, and death | Iconography | Reputation

Reference Entry.  14023 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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