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George VI

1895 - 1952

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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 the last Emperor of India from 1936 until the British Raj was dissolved in August 1947, and the first Head of the Commonwealth following the London Declaration of 1949. The future George VI was born in the reign of his great-grandmother Queen Victoria; he was named Albert at birth after his great-grandfather Albert, Prince Consort, and was known as "Bertie" to his family and close friends. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George VI has received more than 68,977,648 page views. His biography is available in 96 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 93 in 2019). George VI is the 206th most popular politician (down from 193rd in 2019), the 63rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 62nd in 2019) and the 14th most popular British Politician.

George VI was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth, and Emperor of India, from 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952. He was the last Emperor of India and the first monarch of the House of Windsor.

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Among politicians, George VI ranks 206 out of 15,577Before him are Louis Philippe I, Henry VII of England, Charles X of France, Cleisthenes, Slobodan Milošević, and Heraclius. After him are Mahidevran, Alexander III of Russia, Rudolf Hess, Mehmed VI, Yuri Andropov, and Tomyris.

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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, Richard Sorge, Buster Keaton, Jiddu Krishnamurti, Anna Freud, J. Edgar Hoover, Santiago Bernabéu Yeste, Wilm Hosenfeld, and Nikolai Yezhov. Among people deceased in 1952, George VI ranks 2Before him is Maria Montessori. After him are John Dewey, Knut Hamsun, Eva Perón, Alexandra Kollontai, Wilm Hosenfeld, Chaim Weizmann, Paul Éluard, Karen Horney, Benedetto Croce, and Walter Schellenberg.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George VI ranks 63 out of 7,765Before him are Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (1930), Richard Burton (1925), William Wallace (1270), Herbert Spencer (1820), Charles Babbage (1791), and Henry VII of England (1457). After him are Virginia Woolf (1882), Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell (1857), Edward VI of England (1537), Lewis Carroll (1832), Alex Ferguson (1941), and James VI and I (1566).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, George VI ranks 14Before him are Mary, Queen of Scots (1542), Mary II of England (1662), John Major (1943), Oliver Cromwell (1599), Alfred the Great (849), and Henry VII of England (1457). After him are Edward VI of England (1537), James VI and I (1566), Neville Chamberlain (1869), Edward III of England (1312), Edward II of England (1284), and Edward Heath (1916).