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  George VI of the United Kingdom - Biocrawler
George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George Windsor, formerly Wettin) (December 14, 1895–February 6, 1952) was the third British monarch of the House of Windsor, reigning from December 11, 1936 to February 6, 1952.
George VI was born on 14 December, 1895 at York Cottage, on the Sandringham Estate, Norfolk.
Dukes in the Peerage of the United Kingdom
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: George VI of the United Kingdom
George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George) (December 14, 1895 - February 6, 1952) was the third British monarch of the House of Windsor, reigning from (December 11, 1936 to February 6, 1952).
George VI was born on December 14, 1895 at York Cottage, on the Sandringham Estate, Norfolk.
George VI was the last King of Ireland, succeeding to that title by the enactment of the External Relations Act, 1936, until its repeal in the Republic of Ireland Act, 1948 when Ireland also left the Commonwealth.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > George VI of the United Kingdom
Generally known within his family as "Bertie" and to the public before becoming king as Prince Albert, he was the second son of the Duke of York (later George V of the United Kingdom), and his duchess, later queen, Mary of Teck.
King George VI also served as the last king of Ireland in accordance with the provisions of the (Irish) External Relations Act, 1936, until its repeal and the coming into force of the Republic of Ireland Act, 1948, in April 1949.
King George VI was also the last Emperor of India before independence was granted in 1947.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for George VI United Kingdom
George Frederick Ernest Albert (born June 3, 1865, London, Eng151;died Jan. 20, 1936, Sandringham, Norfolk) King of the United Kingdom (1910–36).
George VI A Dictionary of British History; 1/1/2004; JOHN CANNON; 572 words; George VI (1895–1952), king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1936–52), and emperor of India.
George was born at Sandringham on 14 December, the second son of the future George V and Queen Mary.
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 George VI of the United Kingdom Summary
The future George VI was the second son of his parents, and was thus fourth in line for the throne at birth.
Although George VI was the son and grandson of kings of the United Kingdom, his accession was the result of a play of circumstances.
George VI was also forced to buy the royal houses of Balmoral Castle and Sandringham House from Prince Edward, as these were private properties and did not pass to George VI on his accession.
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 thePeerage.com - Person Page 10068
She married George V Windsor, King of the United Kingdom, son of Edward VII Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, King of the United Kingdom and Alexandra Caroline Marie Charlotte Louise Julia von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Princess of Denmark, on 6 July 1893 at St.
He was crowned King of the United Kingdom and Emperor of India on 12 May 1937 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England, and styled 'By the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, King, Defender of the Failth, Emperor of India.
She was the daughter of George V Windsor, King of the United Kingdom and Mary Prinzessin von Teck.
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  George VI of the United Kingdom - TheBestLinks.com - April 26, August 21, Archbishop of Canterbury, April 21, ...
George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George) (December 14, 1895 - February 6, 1952) was the third British monarch of the House of Windsor, reigning from (December 11, 1936 to February 6, 1952).
George VI was born on December 14, 1895 at York Cottage, on the Sandringham Estate, Norfolk.
George VI was also forced to buy the royal homes of Balmoral Castle and Sandringham House from Prince Edward, as these were private properties and did not pass to George VI on his accession.
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  George VI of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George) (December 14, 1895 - February 6, 1952) was the third British monarch of the House of Windsor, reigning from (December 11, 1936 to February 6, 1952).
George VI was born on December 14, 1895 at York Cottage, on the Sandringham Estate, Norfolk.
George VI was also forced to buy the royal homes of Balmoral Castle and Sandringham House from Prince Edward, as these were private properties and did not pass to George VI on his accession.
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  George VI of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George VI was born on 14 December 1895 at York Cottage, on the Sandringham Estate, Norfolk.
George VI was born on the anniversary of the death of Prince Albert, the Prince Consort.
George VI was the last King of Ireland, succeeding to that title by the enactment of the External Relations Act, 1936, until its repeal in the Republic of Ireland Act, 1948 when Ireland also left the Commonwealth.
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 George VI of the United Kingdom: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
Generally known within his family as "Bertie" and to the public before becoming king as Prince Albert, he was the second son of the Duke of York (later George V of the United Kingdom), and his duchess, later queen, Mary of Teck.
King George VI also served as the last king of Ireland in accordance with the provisions of the (Irish) External Relations Act, 1936, until its repeal and the coming into force of the Republic of Ireland Act, 1948, in April 1949.
King George VI was also the last Emperor of India before independence was granted in 1947.
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 Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom - Simple English Wikipedia
Elizabeth II (born April 21, 1926) is the Queen of the United Kingdom and many other countries around the world, known as Commonwealth Realms, like Canada.
Her father George VI of the United Kingdom had become king after his brother (Edward VIII of the United Kingdom) abdicated (decided to stop being King) in 1936.
George VI reigned until 1952 and, after his death, the Crown passed to his first daughter, Elizabeth.
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 HM George VI King of the United Kingdom
George VI Albert Frederick Arthur Windsor, K.G., G.C.V.O., K.T., P.C., K.P., His Majesty George VI, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, Ireland, and of the British dominions beyond the seas, King, Defender of the Faith.
His Majesty was born 14 December 1895, the son of Prince George, Duke of York (later King George V), and Her Royal Highness The Duchess of York (later Queen Mary), at York Cottage on the Sandringham Estate, Norfolk.
George VI was the last Emperor of India (until 1947), the last King of Ireland (until 1949) and the last King of Pakistan (until 1952).
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 GEORGE VI (UK) - Archontology.org
Albert Frederick Arthur George was the second son of the Prince of Wales (later King George V).
The reign of George VI witnessed the further change in the role of British monarchy becoming an institute of political representation.
George ceased to be the Emperor of India and he was formally recognized (27 Apr 1949) as head of the Commonwealth by the governments of its member states.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/George VI of the United Kingdom
George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions from 11 December 1936 until his death.
As the second son of King George V, he was not expected to inherit the throne and spent his early life in the shadow of his elder brother, Edward (known as David to his family and close friends).
George VI was also forced to buy the royal houses of Balmoral Castle and Sandringham House from Prince Edward, as these were private properties and did not pass to George VI on his accession.Three days after his accession, on his forty-first birthday, he invested his wife, the new Queen, with the Order of the Garter.
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 George VI of the United Kingdom information - Search.com
George VI was born on the anniversary of the death of Prince Albert, the Prince Consort.
As a child, George often suffered from ill health and he was described as 'easily frightened and somewhat prone to tears'.
When war broke out in 1939, George VI with his wife resolved to stay in London and not flee to Canada, as had been suggested.
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 History of the Monarchy > The House of Windsor > George VI
King George VI paid State Visits to France in 1938, and to Canada and the United States in 1939 (he was the first British monarch to enter the United States).
Recognising the total nature of modern warfare, in 1940 the King instituted the George Cross and George Medal, to be awarded for acts of bravery by citizens.
In 1942, the George Cross was awarded to the island and people of Malta in recognition of the heroism with which they had resisted the enemy siege.
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 Portrait of George VI (1895-1952), English Sch
Description: George VI, born December 14, 1895, was the second son of George V and Mary of Teck.
From childhood to the age of thirty, George suffered with a bad stammer in his speech, which exacerbated his shyness; Lionel Logue, an Australian speech therapist, was instrumental in helping George overcome the speech defect.
In the context of royal history, George VI was one of only five monarchs who succeeded the throne in the lifetime of his predecessor; Henry IV, Edward IV, Richard III, and William III were the other four.
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 George VI of the United Kingdom - Wikinfo
Generally known within his family as "Bertie" and to the public before becoming king as Prince Albert, he was the second son of the then- Duke of York (later George V of the United Kingdom), and his duchess, later Queen Mary.
King George VI also served as the last King of Ireland in accordance with the provisions of the (Irish) External Relations Act, 1936, until its repeal and the coming into force of the Republic of Ireland Act, 1948, in April 1949.
King George VI was also the last Emperor of India before independence was granted in 1947.
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 United Kingdom - Atlapedia Online
It is separated from the continent by the Strait of Dover and the English Channel, and from the Irish Republic by the Irish Sea and the St. Georges Channel.
The United Kingdom is comprised of four constituents, England, Wales and Scotland which alone form Great Britain and combined with Northern Ireland and several island groups, form the United Kingdom.
In Feb. 1952 King George VI died and was succeeded by his eldest daughter who was crowned Queen Elizabeth II.
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 Victoria Day
It was not an innovation to celebrate the birthday of the reigning sovereign on the anniversary of the birth of a predecessor.
The birthday of King George V, who reigned from 1910 to 1935, was celebrated on the actual date, June 3 or, when that was a Sunday, by proclamation on June 4.
King George VI's birthday, which fell on December 14, was officially celebrated in the United Kingdom on a Thursday early in June.
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