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Prince George, Duke of Kent

1902 - 1942

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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 the younger brother of 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 5,396,908 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Prince George, Duke of Kent is the 3,633rd most popular politician (up from 3,656th in 2019), the 831st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 788th in 2019) and the 140th 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.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Prince George, Duke of Kent ranks 3,633 out of 15,710Before him are Albert VI, Archduke of Austria, Mohamed Ghannouchi, Margaret Chan, Henri de Baillet-Latour, Stentor, and Oswald Pohl. After him are Herschel Grynszpan, Lekë Dukagjini, Duncan I of Scotland, Richard of Cornwall, King You of Zhou, and Victoriano Huerta.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1902, Prince George, Duke of Kent ranks 44Before him are Theodore Schultz, Luis Barragán, Fritz Strassmann, Alexandre Kojève, Lúcio Costa, and Max Ophüls. After him are Günther Anders, Princess Mafalda of Savoy, Menachem Mendel Schneerson, E. E. Evans-Pritchard, Ansel Adams, and David O. Selznick. Among people deceased in 1942, Prince George, Duke of Kent ranks 35Before him are Séraphine Louis, Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, Tina Modotti, Alexander von Zemlinsky, Chen Duxiu, and Henri de Baillet-Latour. After him are Herschel Grynszpan, Jan Kubiš, Grant Wood, Felix Hausdorff, Prince Eitel Friedrich of Prussia, and Valdemar Poulsen.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Prince George, Duke of Kent ranks 831 out of 6,924Before him are Chris Norman (1950), Emily Davison (1872), Edgar Adrian (1889), James Paul Moody (1887), Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby (1861), and James Hadley Chase (1906). After him are Duncan I of Scotland (1001), Richard of Cornwall (1209), Alexander III of Scotland (1241), Louise of Great Britain (1724), Tony Richardson (1928), and Ronnie Wood (1947).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Prince George, Duke of Kent ranks 140Before him are Guthrum (830), William Penn (1645), John Major (1943), Henry Tingle Wilde (1872), David Cameron (1966), and Malcolm III of Scotland (1031). After him are Duncan I of Scotland (1001), Richard of Cornwall (1209), Alexander III of Scotland (1241), David I of Scotland (1084), Robert Peel (1788), and Philippa of England (1394).