George V

1865 - 1936

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George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936. George was born during the reign of his paternal grandmother, Queen Victoria, as the second son of the Prince and Princess of Wales (later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra). He was third in the line of succession to the British throne behind his father and his elder brother, Prince Albert Victor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George V has received more than 49,034,207 page views. His biography is available in 93 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 89 in 2019). George V is the 430th most popular politician (down from 359th in 2019), the 106th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 96th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular British Politician.

George V was King of the United Kingdom and the British Empire from 1910 to 1936. He was the last British monarch of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and his reign was marked by World War I and the Great Depression.

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among politicians, George V ranks 430 out of 19,576Before him are Rehoboam, Viktor Yanukovych, Józef Piłsudski, Maximilian I of Mexico, Louis VIII of France, and Augustus II the Strong. After him are Horemheb, Pompey, Francis II of France, Servius Tullius, Björn Ironside, and Severus Alexander.

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Among people born in 1865, George V ranks 3Before him are Jean Sibelius, and Rudyard Kipling. After him are Pieter Zeeman, Erich Ludendorff, Alexander Glazunov, Archduke Otto of Austria, Warren G. Harding, Suzanne Valadon, Ferdinand I of Romania, Arthur Harden, and W. B. Yeats. Among people deceased in 1936, George V ranks 5Before him are Ivan Pavlov, Maxim Gorky, Federico García Lorca, and Rudyard Kipling. After him are Luigi Pirandello, Antoine Meillet, Lu Xun, Oswald Spengler, Alexander Glazunov, Lev Kamenev, and Ferdinand Tönnies.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George V ranks 106 out of 8,785Before him are David Livingstone (1813), Edward Elgar (1857), Jane Seymour (1508), Christopher Lee (1922), Liam Neeson (1952), and Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857). After him are Jeremy Bentham (1748), Roger Bacon (1220), Terry Pratchett (1948), Ian McKellen (1939), H. G. Wells (1866), and Maggie Smith (1934).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, George V ranks 22Before him are Alfred the Great (849), George VI (1895), Edward VI of England (1537), Edward I of England (1239), Henry VII of England (1457), and Edward III of England (1312). After him are Neville Chamberlain (1869), Edward VIII (1894), Edward II of England (1284), Charles I of England (1600), Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), and Henry VI of England (1421).