George IV (George Augustus Frederick; 12 August 1762 – 26 June 1830) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and King of Hanover from the death of his father, King George III, on 29 January 1820, until his own death ten years later. At the time of his accession to the throne, he was acting as Prince Regent, having done so since ...
20 de ene. de 2023 · George IV, in full George Augustus Frederick, German Georg August Friedrich, (born August 12, 1762, London, England—died June 26, 1830, Windsor, Berkshire), king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and king of Hanover from January 29, 1820, previously the sovereign de facto from February 5, 1811, when he became regent for his father, George III, who had become insane.
- The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica
George IV (r. 1820-1830) | The Royal Family George IV (r. 1820-1830) George IV was 48 when he became Regent in 1811, as a result of the illness of his father, George III. He succeeded to the throne in January 1820. He had secretly and illegally married a Roman Catholic, Mrs Fitzherber, in 1785.
19 de ene. de 2023 · George IV © Famous for his dissolute lifestyle and his Royal Pavilion in Brighton, George became prince regent in 1811 and king in 1820. George was born on 17 August 1762, the eldest son of...
George IV, orig. George Augustus Frederick, (born Aug. 12, 1762, London, Eng.—died June 26, 1830, Windsor, Berkshire), King of the United Kingdom (1820–30) and king of Hanover (1820–30). The son of George III, he earned his father’s ill will by his extravagances and dissolute habits, contracting a secret marriage that was annulled by his father.
18 de oct. de 2018 · George IV was 57 when he came to the throne, and by the late 1820s his health was failing him. His heavy drinking had taken its toll, and he had long been obese. He died in the early hours of the morning on 26th June 1830. In a sad and unpleasant echo of his wedding, the undertakers at his funeral were drunk.