George II of Greece

1890 - 1947

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George II (Greek: Γεώργιος Βʹ, Geórgios II; 19 July [O.S: 7 July] 1890 – 1 April 1947) was King of Greece from September 1922 to March 1924 and from November 1935 to his death in April 1947. The eldest son of King Constantine I and Sophia of Prussia, George followed his father into exile in 1917 following the National Schism, while his younger brother Alexander was installed as king. Constantine was restored to the throne in 1920 but was forced to abdicate two years later in the aftermath of the Greco-Turkish War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George II of Greece has received more than 1,288,578 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). George II of Greece is the 964th most popular politician (up from 1,286th in 2019), the 84th most popular biography from Greece (up from 107th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Greek Politician.

George II of Greece was most famous for his role in the Balkan Wars and World War I.

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Among politicians, George II of Greece ranks 964 out of 15,710Before him are Anton Drexler, Isabel Martínez de Perón, Jeongjo of Joseon, John II of Portugal, Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress, and Ptolemy IV Philopator. After him are Critias, Wanli Emperor, Christian I of Denmark, Handan Sultan, Peter III of Aragon, and Shoshenq I.

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Among people born in 1890, George II of Greece ranks 17Before him are Karel Čapek, Kurt Lewin, Fritz Lang, Stan Laurel, Colonel Sanders, and Man Ray. After him are Lawrence Bragg, Carlos Gardel, El Lissitzky, Walther Funk, Robert Ley, and Maria Goretti. Among people deceased in 1947, George II of Greece ranks 14Before him are Kurt Lewin, Christian X of Denmark, Victor Horta, Jozef Tiso, Raoul Wallenberg, and Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten. After him are Alfred North Whitehead, Ettore Bugatti, G. H. Hardy, Black Dahlia, Anton Denikin, and Halford Mackinder.

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Among people born in Greece, George II of Greece ranks 84 out of 855Before him are Hephaestion (-356), Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark (1882), Nâzım Hikmet (1902), Lysimachus (-361), Galla Placidia (388), and Simonides of Ceos (-556). After him are Critias (-460), Handan Sultan (1574), Cimon (-510), Philip III of Macedon (-359), Agrippina the Elder (-14), and Archilochus (-680).


Among politicians born in Greece, George II of Greece ranks 28Before him are Paul of Greece (1901), John V Palaiologos (1332), Antigonus I Monophthalmus (-382), Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark (1882), Lysimachus (-361), and Galla Placidia (388). After him are Critias (-460), Handan Sultan (1574), Philip III of Macedon (-359), Agrippina the Elder (-14), Nestor (null), and Aristides (-550).