George VI

1895 - 1952

George VI

George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952. He was also Emperor of India from 1936 until 1947, when the British Raj was dissolved. Known as "Bertie" among his family and close friends, George VI was born in the reign of his great-grandmother Queen Victoria and was named after his great-grandfather Albert, Prince Consort. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George VI has received more than 39,463,074 page views. His biography is available in 92 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 287th most popular politician.

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  • 75.24

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  • 92

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.74

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, George VI ranks 284 out of 14,801Before him are Ahmed III, Cardinal Mazarin, Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, Raúl Castro, and Alaric I. After him are Orhan, Willy Brandt, Vyacheslav Molotov, Peter III of Russia, Ali Khamenei, and Helmut Kohl.

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Among people born in 1895, George VI ranks 1After him are Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia, Carl Orff, Juan Perón, Buster Keaton, Jiddu Krishnamurti, Anna Freud, Max Horkheimer, Mikhail Bakhtin, Nikolai Yezhov, Santiago Bernabéu Yeste, and Ernst Jünger. Among people deceased in 1952, George VI ranks 5Before him are Maria Montessori, Knut Hamsun, Eva Perón, and John Dewey. After him are Chaim Weizmann, Alexandra Kollontai, Wilm Hosenfeld, Benedetto Croce, Paul Éluard, Walter Schellenberg, and Sven Hedin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George VI ranks 81 out of 5,347Before him are Walter Scott (1771), Mary Shelley (1797), J. J. Thomson (1856), Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson (1758), Robert Louis Stevenson (1850), and Herbert Spencer (1820). After him are David Bowie (1947), Jeremy Bentham (1748), William Blake (1757), Lady Godiva (990), David Livingstone (1813), and George III of the United Kingdom (1738).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, George VI ranks 15Before him are Mary I of England (1516), Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), Oliver Cromwell (1599), Ivar the Boneless (900), Alfred the Great (849), and James VI and I (1566). After him are George III of the United Kingdom (1738), Edward III of England (1312), George IV of the United Kingdom (1762), Edward VI of England (1537), Henry VII of England (1457), and Edward I of England (1239).