William IV(William Henry; 21 August 1765 – 20 June 1837) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Irelandand King of Hanoverfrom 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 IV (William Henry; 21 August 1765 – 20 June 1837) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of Hanover from 26 June 1830 until his death. William, the third son of George III of the United Kingdom and younger brother and successor to George IV was the last person to rule both the United Kingdom and Hanover.
William IV, Duke of Aquitaine - Wikipedia William IV, Duke of Aquitaine William IV (937 – 3 February 994  ), called Fierebras or Fierebrace (meaning "Proud Arm", from the French Fier-à-bras or Fièrebrace, in turn from the Latin Ferox brachium ), was the Duke of Aquitaine and Count of Poitou from 963 to his retirement in 990.
William IV (Guillaume Alexander; French: Guillaume Alexandre; 22 April 1852 – 25 February 1912) reigned as the Grand Duke of Luxembourg from 17 November 1905 until his death. He succeeded his father, Adolphe . William was a Protestant, the religion of the House of Nassau. He married Princess Marie Anne of Portugal, believing that a Roman ...
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William IV was Prince of Orange from birth and the first hereditary stadtholder of all the United Provinces of the Netherlands from 1747 till his death in 1751. During his whole life he was furthermore ruler of the Principality of Orange-Nassau within the Holy Roman Empire.
William was born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands, the son of John William Friso, Prince of Orange, head of the Frisian branch of the House of Orange-Nassau, and of his wife Landgravine Marie Louise of Hesse-Kassel. He was born six weeks after the death of his father. William succeeded his father as Stadtholder of Friesland and also, under the regency of...
In 1720 William was named the 549th Knight of the Order of the Garter. On 25 March 1734 he married at St James's Palace Anne, Princess Royal, eldest daughter of King George II of Great Britain and Caroline of Ansbach. William and Anne had five children: 1. a stillborn daughter 2. a stillborn daughter 3. Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau, married K...
In 1739 William inherited the estates formerly owned by the Nassau-Dillenburg branch of his family, and in 1743 he inherited those formerly owned by the Nassau-Siegen branch of his family. Portrait bust of William by Jan Baptist Xavery, 1733 In 1740, the War of the Austrian Succession broke out. The conflict pitted Austria against France over the i...
William IV (William Alexander; French: Guillaume Alexandre; 22 April 1852 – 25 February 1912) reigned as the Grand Duke of Luxembourg from 17 November 1905 until his death. He succeeded his father, Adolphe . Currently, William is the last monarch of Luxembourg to die while still on the throne.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia William IV ( German: Wilhelm IV; 13 November 1493 – 7 March 1550) was Duke of Bavaria from 1508 to 1550, until 1545 together with his younger brother Louis X, Duke of Bavaria . He was born in Munich to Albert IV and Kunigunde of Austria, a daughter of Emperor Frederick III . Contents 1 Political activity