Prince George, Duke of Kent

1902 - 1942

Photo of Prince George, Duke of Kent

Icon of person Prince George, Duke of Kent

Prince George, Duke of Kent (George Edward Alexander Edmund; 20 December 1902 – 25 August 1942) was a member of the British royal family, the fourth son of King George V and Queen Mary. He was a younger brother of kings Edward VIII and George VI. Prince George served in the Royal Navy in the 1920s and then briefly as a civil servant. He became Duke of Kent in 1934. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prince George, Duke of Kent has received more than 10,590,411 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Prince George, Duke of Kent is the 3,065th most popular politician (up from 3,548th in 2019), the 658th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 787th in 2019) and the 116th most popular British Politician.

Prince George, Duke of Kent, was the son of King George III and his consort, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. He was born on 27th August 1762 and died on 20th January 1820. He was the second son of George III and Queen Charlotte, and the father of Queen Victoria. He was created Duke of Kent in 1799 and is the only person to have held that title. He also served as the Governor of Gibraltar from 1794 to 1802.

Memorability Metrics

  • 11M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.89

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.29

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among politicians, Prince George, Duke of Kent ranks 3,065 out of 19,576Before him are Issey Miyake, Ayşe Sultan, Cleomenes III, Archduchess Maria Maddalena of Austria, Thorismund, and Emperor Daizong of Tang. After him are Thomas Bach, Milan Kučan, George, King of Saxony, Aleksey Kuropatkin, Catherine of Austria, Queen of Poland, and Pharamond.

Most Popular Politicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1902, Prince George, Duke of Kent ranks 40Before him are Harold Lasswell, Émile Benveniste, Alexander Luria, Theodore Schultz, Reinhard Gehlen, and Günther Anders. After him are Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Alexandre Kojève, Felix Wankel, Max Ophüls, Princess Mafalda of Savoy, and Antonia Brico. Among people deceased in 1942, Prince George, Duke of Kent ranks 31Before him are Kārlis Ulmanis, Carole Lombard, Hector Guimard, Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, Herschel Grynszpan, and Alexander von Zemlinsky. After him are Jozef Gabčík, Grant Wood, Tina Modotti, Michel Fokine, Chen Duxiu, and Felix Hausdorff.

Others Born in 1902

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1942

Go to all Rankings

In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Prince George, Duke of Kent ranks 658 out of 8,785Before him are Colin Maclaurin (1698), Richard Arkwright (1732), Frederick Forsyth (1938), Wilkie Collins (1824), Ian Paice (1948), and Aubrey Beardsley (1872). After him are Patrick Blackett (1897), Bernard Lewis (1916), Philip Pullman (1946), Desmond Llewelyn (1914), Karl Pearson (1857), and Sean Bean (1959).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom