Hanover, George III King of Great Britain

Male 1738 - 1820  (81 years)


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  • Name Hanover, George III 
    Suffix King of Great Britain 
    Born 4 Jun 1738  Norfolk House St. James's Square St. James's London England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Jan 1820  Windsor Castle Windsor Berkshire England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9160  GrangerMusgrave
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 

    Father Hanover, Frederick Louis Prince of Wales,   b. 20 Jan 1707, Hannover Niedersachsen Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1751, Leicester House St. Martin’s-in-the-Fields London England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg, Auguste Prinzessin,   b. 30 Nov 1719, Gotha Thüringen Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1772, Carlton House Carlton House Terrace St. James's London England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 27 Apr 1736  St. Jame’s Palace London England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6448  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family von Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Sophie Charlotte Herzogin,   b. 19 May 1744, Mirow Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1818, Kew Palace Kew London England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 8 Sep 1761  St. Jame’s Palace London England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Hanover, George IV King of The United Kingdom,   b. 12 Aug 1762, St. James’s Palace St. James’s London England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1830  (Age 67 years)
     2. Hanover, William IV King of The United Kingdom,   b. 21 Aug 1765, Buckingham Palace St. James London England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1837, Windsor Castle Windsor Berkshire England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Hanover, Charlotte Augusta Matilda Princess Royal of The United Kingdom,   b. 29 Sep 1766, Buckingham Palace St. James London England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1828, Ludwigsburg Palace Ludwigsburg Baden-Württemburg Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Hanover, Edward Augustus 1st Duke of Kent,   b. 2 Nov 1767, Buckingham Palace St. James London England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1820, Woodbrook Cottage Sidmouth Devon England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     5. von Hanover, Ernst August I König,   b. 5 Jun 1771, Buckingham Palace St. James London England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1851  (Age 80 years)
     6. Hanover, Augustus Frederick 1st Duke of Sussex,   b. 27 Jan 1773, Buckingham Palace St. James London England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1843, Kensington Palace London England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     7. Hanover, Adolphus Frederick 1st Duke of Cambridge,   b. 24 Feb 1774, Buckingham Palace St. James London England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1850, Cambridge House Piccadilly London England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     8. Hanover, Mary Princess of The United Kingdom,   b. 25 Apr 1776, Buckingham Palace St. James London England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1857, Gloucester House Grosvenor Street Piccadilly London England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     9. Hanover, Sophia Matilda Princess of The United Kingdom,   b. 3 Nov 1777, Buckingham Palace St. James London England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1848, Vicarage Place Kensington London England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     10. Hanover, Amelia Princess of The United Kingdom,   b. 7 Aug 1783, Royal Lodge Windsor Berkshire England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1810, Augusta Lodge Windsor Berkshire England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 10:52:12 
    Family ID F6449  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    George III Hanover
    George III Hanover

  • Notes 
    • George III Hanover King of Great Britain was baptised with the name of George William Frederick. He was invested as a Knight Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 22 June 1749.
      He succeeded to the title of Earl of Eltham on 20 March 1751.
      He succeeded to the title of Viscount of Launceston on 20 March 1751.
      He succeeded to the title of Baron of Snowdon on 20 March 1751.
      He succeeded to the title of Duke of Rothesay on 20 March 1751.
      He succeeded to the title of Duke of Cornwall on 20 March 1751.
      He succeeded to the title of Marquess of the Isle of Ely on 20 March 1751.
      He succeeded to the title of Duke of Edinburgh on 20 March 1751.
      He was created 1st Earl of Chester [Great Britain] on 20 April 1751.
      He was created HRH Prince of Wales [Great Britain] on 20 April 1751.
      He succeeded to the title of King George III of Great Britain and Ireland on 25 October 1760.
      He was crowned King of Great Britain on 22 September 1761 at Westminster Abbey Westminster London England and styled 'King of Great Britain France and Ireland Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg Elector of Hanover Defender of the Faith.
      He abdicated as King of France on 1 January 1801.
      He gained the title of König von Hannover on 12 August 1814.
      George III Hanover King of Great Britain also went by the nick-name of 'Farmer George'. He suffered from porphyria


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