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 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 32,745,137 page views. His biography is available in 85 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 83 in 2019). George V is the 346th most popular politician (up from 480th in 2019), the 103rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 126th in 2019) and the 23rd 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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Among politicians, George V ranks 346 out of 15,710Before him are Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, Pertinax, Baldwin IV of Jerusalem, Alaric I, Mahidevran, and Louis II of Hungary. After him are Barack Obama, Goliath, Liu Bei, Cambyses II, Vyacheslav Molotov, and Caesarion.

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

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George V ranks 103 out of 6,924Before him are Edward VIII (1894), Charlotte Brontë (1816), Michael Caine (1933), David Bowie (1947), T. E. Lawrence (1888), and George Harrison (1943). After him are Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson (1758), Aldous Huxley (1894), Blackbeard (1680), Ridley Scott (1937), Henry VI of England (1421), and Elton John (1947).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, George V ranks 23Before him are Edward III of England (1312), Edward I of England (1239), George IV of the United Kingdom (1762), Edward V of England (1470), Edward II of England (1284), and Edward VIII (1894). After him are Henry VI of England (1421), Charles I of England (1600), John, King of England (1166), Æthelstan (895), Ecgberht, King of Wessex (800), and William IV of the United Kingdom (1765).