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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 the death of his father, King George III, on 29 January 1820, until his own death ten years later. At the time of his accession to the throne, he was acting as Prince Regent, 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 7,078,357 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 77 in 2019). George IV of the United Kingdom is the 568th most popular politician (down from 266th in 2019), the 147th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 76th in 2019) and the 35th 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, George IV of the United Kingdom ranks 568 out of 15,577Before him are Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib, Manuel I of Portugal, Thutmose I, Emperor Taizong of Tang, Mustafa IV, and Georges Clemenceau. After him are Mohammed Zahir Shah, Kim Dae-jung, Valerian, Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan, Friedrich Ebert, and Maximian.

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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, Jean-Baptiste Jourdan, Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria, Gia Long, Theroigne de Mericourt, Thomas-Alexandre Dumas, María Cayetana de Silva, 13th Duchess of Alba, Jacques Balmat, and Pierre André Latreille. 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, Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse, and Louis Henri, Prince of Condé.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George IV of the United Kingdom ranks 147 out of 7,765Before him are Rosalind Franklin (1920), John, King of England (1166), Alfred Russel Wallace (1823), Charlie Watts (1941), George Harrison (1943), and Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857). After him are Ada Lovelace (1815), Catherine Parr (1512), Ian Fleming (1908), Alfred Marshall (1842), John Logie Baird (1888), and Henry IV of England (1367).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, George IV of the United Kingdom ranks 35Before him are Robert the Bruce (1274), Olav V of Norway (1903), Æthelstan (895), William IV of the United Kingdom (1765), Anthony Eden (1897), and John, King of England (1166). After him are Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), Edward the Elder (871), Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830), Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900), Henry I of England (1068), and Henry III of England (1207).