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George IV of the United Kingdom

1762 - 1830

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George IV (George Augustus Frederick; 12 August 1762 – 26 June 1830) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and King of Hanover from 29 January 1820 until his death in 1830. At the time of his accession to the throne, he was acting as prince regent for his father, King George III, having done so since 5 February 1811 during his father's final mental illness. George IV was the eldest child of King George III and Queen Charlotte. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George IV of the United Kingdom has received more than 7,290,185 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 80 in 2019). George IV of the United Kingdom is the 550th most popular politician (up from 563rd in 2019), the 137th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 147th in 2019) and the 30th most popular British Politician.

George IV of the United Kingdom is most famous for his extravagant lifestyle and his marriage to Caroline of Brunswick.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, George IV of the United Kingdom ranks 550 out of 19,576Before him are John II of France, Charles the Simple, Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Abdulmejid II, Emperor Wu of Han, and Elena Ceaușescu. After him are Nader Shah, Menes, Vytautas, Richard II of England, Ngo Dinh Diem, and Suharto.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1762, George IV of the United Kingdom ranks 2Before him is Johann Gottlieb Fichte. After him are Constanze Mozart, André Chénier, Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria, Gia Long, Jean-Baptiste Jourdan, Thomas-Alexandre Dumas, Jacques Balmat, Pierre André Latreille, Theroigne de Mericourt, and María Cayetana de Silva, 13th Duchess of Alba. Among people deceased in 1830, George IV of the United Kingdom ranks 4Before him are Simón Bolívar, Joseph Fourier, and Pope Pius VIII. After him are Adam Weishaupt, Francis I of the Two Sicilies, Benjamin Constant, Carlota Joaquina of Spain, Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, Antonio José de Sucre, Thomas Lawrence, and Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George IV of the United Kingdom ranks 137 out of 8,785Before him are Aldous Huxley (1894), Bobby Charlton (1937), Edward VII (1841), Henry VI of England (1421), William of Ockham (1285), and Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830). After him are Roald Dahl (1916), Michael Caine (1933), William Blake (1757), William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin (1824), Cat Stevens (1948), and Howard Carter (1874).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, George IV of the United Kingdom ranks 30Before him are Edward VIII (1894), Edward II of England (1284), Charles I of England (1600), Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), Henry VI of England (1421), and Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830). After him are Æthelstan (895), John, King of England (1166), James VI and I (1566), Edward V of England (1470), Anthony Eden (1897), and Boudica (33).