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. Born during the reign of his grandmother Queen Victoria, George was the second son of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, and was third in the line of succession to the British throne behind his father and his elder brother, Prince Albert Victor. From 1877 to 1892, George served in the Royal Navy, until the unexpected death of his elder brother in early 1892 put him directly in line for the throne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George V has received more than 40,255,364 page views. His biography is available in 89 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 85 in 2019). George V is the 362nd most popular politician (down from 346th in 2019), the 96th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 103rd in 2019) and the 24th most popular 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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Among politicians, George V ranks 362 out of 15,577Before him are Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, Edward VIII, Golda Meir, Barack Obama, Herod Antipas, and Shimon Peres. After him are Priam, Gerald Ford, Chagatai Khan, Sokollu Mehmed Pasha, Władysław II Jagiełło, and Eva Perón.

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Among people born in 1865, George V ranks 2Before him is Jean Sibelius. After him are Rudyard Kipling, Pieter Zeeman, Erich Ludendorff, Ferdinand I of Romania, Warren G. Harding, Archduke Otto of Austria, W. B. Yeats, Alexander Glazunov, Carl Nielsen, and Paul Dukas. Among people deceased in 1936, George V ranks 4Before him are Ivan Pavlov, Maxim Gorky, and Federico García Lorca. After him are Rudyard Kipling, Oswald Spengler, Luigi Pirandello, Lu Xun, Ferdinand Tönnies, Lev Kamenev, Grigory Zinoviev, and Eleftherios Venizelos.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, George V ranks 96 out of 7,765Before him are Robert Louis Stevenson (1850), Walter Scott (1771), Guy Fawkes (1570), Robert Owen (1771), Edward VIII (1894), and Jane Seymour (1508). After him are William Harvey (1578), Paul McCartney (1942), Henry VI of England (1421), George Stephenson (1781), Ian McKellen (1939), and Charlotte Brontë (1816).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, George V ranks 24Before him are Edward III of England (1312), Edward II of England (1284), Edward Heath (1916), Edward I of England (1239), Edward V of England (1470), and Edward VIII (1894). After him are Henry VI of England (1421), George III of the United Kingdom (1738), Charles I of England (1600), James II of England (1633), Robert the Bruce (1274), and Olav V of Norway (1903).