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date: 11 November 2019

George IVlocked

  • Christopher Hibbert


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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