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George III of the United Kingdom

1738 - 1820

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George III (George William Frederick; 4 June 1738 – 29 January 1820) was King of Great Britain and of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until the union of the two kingdoms on 1 January 1801, after which he was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death in 1820. He was concurrently Duke and Prince-elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg ("Hanover") in the Holy Roman Empire before becoming King of Hanover on 12 October 1814. He was a monarch of the House of Hanover but, unlike his two predecessors, he was born in Great Britain, spoke English as his first language and never visited Hanover.George's life and reign, which were longer than those of any of his predecessors, were marked by a series of military conflicts involving his kingdoms, much of the rest of Europe, and places farther afield in Africa, the Americas and Asia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George III of the United Kingdom has received more than 14,096,048 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 79 in 2019). George III of the United Kingdom is the 528th most popular politician (down from 310th in 2019), the 137th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 87th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular British Politician.

George III was the king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820. He was born in London and was the grandson of George II and the son of Frederick, Prince of Wales. He ruled during the American Revolution, which led to the formation of the United States.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, George III of the United Kingdom ranks 528 out of 15,710Before him are Umar II, Neville Chamberlain, Valens, Anna of Russia, Philip III of France, and Moon Jae-in. After him are Ptolemy II Philadelphus, Leopold III of Belgium, Rudolf I of Germany, Maximian, Manuel I Komnenos, and Zhou Enlai.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1738, George III of the United Kingdom ranks 2Before him is William Herschel. After him are Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, Cesare Beccaria, Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, Túpac Amaru II, Albert Casimir, Duke of Teschen, Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, Thomas Abbt, Ethan Allen, Johann Hermann, and Aleijadinho. Among people deceased in 1820, George III of the United Kingdom ranks 1After him are Joseph Fouché, Jiaqing Emperor, Elisa Bonaparte, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, François Christophe de Kellermann, Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry, François Joseph Lefebvre, Manuel Belgrano, Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg, Gia Long, and Henri Christophe.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George III of the United Kingdom ranks 137 out of 6,924Before him are William IV of the United Kingdom (1765), James II of England (1633), Alfred Russel Wallace (1823), Aleister Crowley (1875), Neville Chamberlain (1869), and Arthur C. Clarke (1917). After him are Judi Dench (1934), Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857), Brian May (1947), Henry IV of England (1367), John Wycliffe (1324), and Bernard Montgomery (1887).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, George III of the United Kingdom ranks 32Before him are John, King of England (1166), Æthelstan (895), Ecgberht, King of Wessex (800), William IV of the United Kingdom (1765), James II of England (1633), and Neville Chamberlain (1869). After him are Edward the Elder (871), Anthony Eden (1897), Robert the Bruce (1274), Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), Olav V of Norway (1903), and Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830).