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William IV of the United Kingdom

1765 - 1837

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William IV (William Henry; 21 August 1765 – 20 June 1837) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and King of Hanover from 26 June 1830 until his death in 1837. The third son of George III, William succeeded his elder brother George IV, becoming the last king and penultimate monarch of Britain's House of Hanover. William served in the Royal Navy in his youth, spending time in North America and the Caribbean, and was later nicknamed the "Sailor King". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William IV of the United Kingdom has received more than 9,801,138 page views. His biography is available in 79 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 77 in 2019). William IV of the United Kingdom is the 488th most popular politician (up from 605th in 2019), the 131st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 156th in 2019) and the 29th most popular British Politician.

King William IV of the United Kingdom is most famous for being the monarch during the reign of Queen Victoria.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, William IV of the United Kingdom ranks 488 out of 15,710Before him are Alexios I Komnenos, Stephen Báthory, Louis VIII of France, Imre Nagy, Frederick IX of Denmark, and Moshe Dayan. After him are Maximilian I of Mexico, Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor, James II of England, Agrippina the Younger, Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, and Stephen I of Hungary.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1765, William IV of the United Kingdom ranks 3Before him are Pope Gregory XVI and Nicéphore Niépce. After him are Robert Fulton, Pyotr Bagration, Emma, Lady Hamilton, Jacques MacDonald, Charles Felix of Sardinia, Karl Ludwig Harding, Michał Kleofas Ogiński, Princess Augusta Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Paolo Ruffini. Among people deceased in 1837, William IV of the United Kingdom ranks 2Before him is Alexander Pushkin. After him are Charles Fourier, Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden, John Constable, Hortense de Beauharnais, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Georg Büchner, Giacomo Leopardi, François Gérard, Wilhelmine of Prussia, Queen of the Netherlands, and John Field.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William IV of the United Kingdom ranks 131 out of 6,924Before him are Saint Patrick (385), Liam Neeson (1952), Æthelstan (895), Ecgberht, King of Wessex (800), Elizabeth of York (1466), and Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell (1857). After him are James II of England (1633), Alfred Russel Wallace (1823), Aleister Crowley (1875), Neville Chamberlain (1869), Arthur C. Clarke (1917), and George III of the United Kingdom (1738).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, William IV of the United Kingdom ranks 29Before him are George V (1865), Henry VI of England (1421), Charles I of England (1600), John, King of England (1166), Æthelstan (895), and Ecgberht, King of Wessex (800). After him are James II of England (1633), Neville Chamberlain (1869), George III of the United Kingdom (1738), Edward the Elder (871), Anthony Eden (1897), and Robert the Bruce (1274).