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  George III of the United Kingdom
George III was hated in Ireland for the atrocities carried out in his name during the suppression of the 1798 rebellion.
George III's insanity is the subject of the film The Madness of King George (1994), which was based on the play The Madness of George III by Alan Bennett.
George III was portrayed by Nigel Hawthorne, who received the Laurence Olivier Award and was nominated for an Academy Award for his role.
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George III's reign saw the revival of two-party politics after half a century of Whig dominance of political life, the expansion and subsequent loss of most of Britain's colonies in North America, protracted war with France and the beginning of the most rapid phase of British industrialisation.
George III was the eldest son of Frederick, Prince of Wales and Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, and grandson of King George II.
King George III died in 1820 at Windsor Castle and was buried at St George's Chapel, Windsor.
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 George III - MSN Encarta
George III (1738-1820), king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1760-1820), who presided over the loss of Britain’s American colonies; he was also elector of the German region of Hannover (1760-1815) and, by decision of the Congress of Vienna, king of Hannover (1815-1820).
George was born in London on June 4, 1738, the oldest son of Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales, and the grandson of King George II.
George’s aim was to rule as well as reign, and he was a skillful and astute intriguer; by 1763 he had managed to regain many of the powers that strong Whig ministries had appropriated during the reigns of the first two Georges.
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 George III of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George III (George William Frederick) (4 June 1738 29 January 1820) was King of Great Britain and King of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until 1 January 1801, and thereafter King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death.
George was the third British monarch of the House of Hanover, but the first to be born in Britain and use English as his first language.
George III, however, deemed that the chief duty of the colonists was to submit to him and to Great Britain and he resented the Americans' rebellious attitude.
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George III (George William Frederick; 4 June 1738 29 January 1820) was King of Great Britain and King of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until 1 January 1801, and thereafter of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death.
George III was the grandfather of Queen Victoria, who was the daughter of his fourth son, the Duke of Kent.
George III's reign was longer than the reigns of all three of his immediate predecessors (Queen Anne, King George I and King George II) combined.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: George Grenville
Buckingham is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
During the latter period of his term of office he was on a very unsatisfactory footing with the young king George III, who gradually came to feel a kind of horror of the interminable persistency of his conversation, and whom he endeavoured to make use of as the mere puppet of the ministry.
Sir Edward Richard George Heath, KG, OBE (9 July 1916 – 17 July 2005) was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1970 to 1974 and leader of the Conservative Party from 1965 to 1975.
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 George II of Great Britain : George II of the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
King George II (November 10, 1683 - October 25, 1760 - reigned June 11, 1727 - October 25, 1760), was the son of George, heir-apparent to the electorate of Hanover.
George II succeeded to the throne on his father's death in 1727, but a battle of wills continued with his son and heir, Frederick, Prince of Wales, ending only with Frederick's untimely death in 1751.
George II is remembered as the last King of Britain to lead his own troops onto the battlefield, which he did at the Battle of Dettingen.
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 George III of the United Kingdom - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
George III (George William Frederick) (4 June 1738 – 29 January 1820) was King of Great Britain, and King of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until 1 January 1801, and thereafter King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death.
HRH Prince George of Wales was born prematurely at Norfolk House in London at 07:45 on 4 June 1738.
George III's insanity is the subject of the film The Madness of King George (1994), which was based on the play The Madness of George III by Alan Bennet.
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 George III of the United Kingdom
During his reign, however, his son, the Prince of Wales, later King George IV, ruled the country as regent briefly in 1787-1788 and again from February 5, 1811 to January 29, 1820, after the king was rendered mentally incapable by illness (now thought by many to have been porphyria).
George III's reign saw the revival of two-party politics after half a century of Whig dominance of political life, the loss of most of Britain's colonies in North America, protracted war with France and the beginning of the most rapid phase of British industrialisation.
He was the son of Frederick, Prince of Wales and Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, and grandson of King George II.Among his siblings was Princess Caroline Matilda, who became Queen of Denmark and Norway for a few years.
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 George IV of the United Kingdom - Information from Reference.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
George IV (George Augustus Frederick; 12 August 1762 – 26 June 1830) was king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Hanover from 29 January 1820 until his death.
George was a stubborn monarch, often interfering in politics, especially in the matter of Catholic emancipation, though not as much as his father.
George IV's official style as King of the United Kingdom was "George the Fourth, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland King, Defender of the Faith." He was also King of Hanover.
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 George III of the United Kingdom Biography and Summary
George III of the United Kingdom Biography and Summary
George III (George William Frederick)(4 June 1738 – 29 January 1820) was King of Great Britain and King of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until 1 January 1801, and thereafter King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death.
George III of the United Kingdom: George III of the United Kingdom Summary
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 George III, the Prince Regent, and Regency England
Unlike his grandfather, George III (1760-1820) could at least speak the language of the country he ruled, but he was troubled by periods of insanity that rendered him unfit to rule.
George III's reign saw the loss of the American colonies in the American Revolution (1775-83).
It finally became clear that George III was no longer fit to rule, and his son was established as Prince Regent (1810-20).
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 Wikinfo | George IV of the United Kingdom
George IV (August 12, 1762 - June 26, 1830) was Prince Regent from February 5, 1811 to January 29, 1820, and King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of Hanover from January 29, 1820 to June 26, 1830.
He was the eldest son of George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.
King George IV died on June 26, 1830 and is buried at Windsor Castle.
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 George Iii Of The United Kingdom - Free English Encyclopedia from Turkcebilgi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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George III (George William Frederick) (4 June 1738 andamp;ndash; 29 January 1820) was [King of Great Britain, and King of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until 1 January 1801, and thereafter King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death.
George III's insanity is the subject of the film [[The Madness of King George]] (1994), which was based on the play The Madness of George III by Alan Bennett.
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 George III of the United Kingdom information - Search.com
It is sometimes suggested that George dropped the claim pursuant to the Treaty of Paris (1783) or the Treaty of Amiens.
Statues of George III can be seen today in (amongst other locations) the courtyard of Somerset House in London, and in Weymouth, Dorset, which he popularised as a seaside resort (one of the first in England).
A statue of George III was pulled down in New York at the beginning of the War of Independence in 1776 and two engravings of its destruction still exist.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, was created on 1 January 1801 by the merger of the Kingdom of Great Britain (itself a merger of the former Kingdoms of Scotland and England in 1707) and the Kingdom of Ireland.
Under the terms of the merger, the Irish Parliament was abolished, and Ireland was to be represented in the united parliament, meeting in the Palace of Westminster.
Though the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland effectively came to an end in 1922, the monarch continued to use the title of King or Queen of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until 1927.
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 English Heritage
George II - 1727-1760 The first strong attempt to unite the Eastern colonies was a plan adopted by the Albany Congress in 1754.
King George III could not handle this revolt and conceded to relinquish the area occupied by the 13 colonies to self rule through a peace treaty in Paris, France, in 1783.
George IV - 1820-1830 The Missouri Compromise of 1820 allowed Missouri to be added as a slave state and Maine as a free state.
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 History of the Monarchy > The Hanoverians > George III
George III was born on 4 June 1738 in London, the eldest son of Frederick, Prince of Wales, and Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha.
George III, because of his coronation oath to maintain the rights and privileges of the Church of England, was against the proposed measure.
George III also took a keen interest in agriculture, particularly on the crown estates at Richmond and Windsor, being known as 'Farmer George'.
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Manifest Destiny was a philosophy that encouraged westward expansion in the United States: as the population of the Eastern states grew and as a steady increase of immigrants entered the country, settlers moved steadily westward across North America.
The United States currently enjoys a positive relationship with the United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, and Poland, among several others, in that these nations are participating as active military allies with, or logistical supporters of, the United States in all theaters.
The United States is often under criticism from Western governments and NGOs concerning lengthy detention without trial, forced confessions, torture, and mistreatment of prisoners as well as some restrictions on freedoms of speech and the press, as being violations of their definition of human rights.
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 George Smith: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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George Smith (Chelsea, London, England, March 26, 1840 - Aleppo, August 19, 1876), was an English Assyriologist.
His father was a working man, and at fourteen the boy was apprenticed to Messrs Bradbury and Evans to learn bank-note[?] engraving.
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 George, III Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Born on June 4, 1738, in London, George III was the eldest son of Frederick, Prince of Wales.
George relied utterly upon Bute, but his confidence was misplaced, for Bute had neither sagacity nor courage and soon resigned (1763).
In his last years George III was also totally blind and deaf, a proper object of sympathy, even affection, for the public who despised the Regent's profligacy.
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 History of the Monarchy > The Hanoverians > George I
George I spoke German and French and a little English; he regularly visited Hanover to fulfil his duties there.
Family tensions (George imprisoned his wife in 1694) and political intrigue (opposition gathered round the Prince of Wales) led to differences and intense dislike between George and his son, George.
The most able of George's ministers, and known as the first 'Prime Minister', Walpole's was the longest running administration in British history (1721-42).
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