Windsor, George V King of The United Kingdom

Male 1865 - 1936  (70 years)


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  • Name Windsor, George V 
    Suffix King of The United Kingdom 
    Born 3 Jun 1865  Marlborough House London England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Jan 1936  Sandringham Norfolk England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9168  GrangerMusgrave
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 

    Father Saxe-Coburg Und Gotha, Edward VII King of The United Kingdom,   b. 9 Nov 1841, Buckingham Palace St. James London England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1910, Buckingham Palace St. James London England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother zu Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Alexandra Caroline Marie Charlotte Louise Julia Princess of Denmark,   b. 1 Dec 1844, Yellow Palace Copenhagen Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1925, Sandringham Norfolk England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 10 Mar 1863  St..George’s Chapel Windsor Berkshire England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6452  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Teck, Mary Prinzessin von,   b. 26 May 1867, Kensington Palace London England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1953, Marlborough House London England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 6 Jul 1893  Chapel Royal, St. James Palace, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Windsor, George VI King of The United Kingdom,   b. 14 Dec 1895, York Cottage Sandringham Norfolk England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1952, Sandringham Norfolk England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     2. Windsor, Victoria Alexandra Alice Mary Princess Royal of the United Kingdom,   b. 25 Apr 1897, York Cottage Sandringham Norfolk England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1965, Harewood House, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. Windsor, Henry William Frederick Albert 1st Duke of Gloucester,   b. 31 Mar 1900, York Cottage Sandringham Norfolk England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1974, Barnwell Manor Northamptonshire England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. Windsor, George Edward Alexander Edmund 1st Duke of Kent,   b. 20 Dec 1902, York Cottage Sandringham Norfolk England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1942, Morven Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 10:52:12 
    Family ID F6453  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    George V Windsor

  • Notes 
    • George V Windsor King of the United Kingdom was a member of the House of Wettin.
      He gained the title of HRH Prince George of Great Britain and Ireland on 3 June 1865.
      He gained the title of Prinz von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha on 3 June 1865.
      He gained the title of Herzog von Sachsen on 3 June 1865.
      He was baptised with the name of George Frederick Ernest Albert Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. He gained the rank of Cadet in September 1877 in the service of the Royal Navy serving in the Britannia.
      He gained the rank of Midshipman on 8 January 1880 in the service of the Royal Navy serving in the Bacchante and the corvette Canada.
      He gained the rank of Sub-Lieutenant on 3 June 1884.
      He was invested as a Knight Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 4 August 1884.
      He gained the rank of Lieutenant on 8 October 1885 in the service of the Royal Navy serving in the battleships Thunderer Dreadnought and Alexandra and the Northumberland. He commanded Torpedo Boat 79 as well as the gunboat Thrush.
      He gained the rank of Commander on 24 August 1891 in the service of the Royal Navy commanding the cruiser Melampus.
      He was created 1st Duke of York [U.K.] on 24 May 1892.
      He was created 1st Baron Killarney on 24 May 1892.
      He was created 1st Earl of Inverness on 24 May 1892.
      He held the office of President of the Highland and Agricultural Society [Scotland] between 1893 and 1895.
      He gained the rank of Captain on 2 January 1893.
      He was invested as a Fellow Royal Society (F.R.S.) on 8 June 1893.
      He was invested as a Knight Order of the Thistle (K.T.) on 5 July 1893.
      He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 18 July 1894.
      He held the office of President of the Royal Agricultural Society between 1897 and 1903.
      He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) on 30 June 1897.
      He was invested as a Knight Order of St. Patrick (K.P.) on 20 August 1897.
      He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Ireland] on 20 August 1897.
      He gained the rank of Rear-Admiral on 1 January 1901.
      He gained the title of Duke of Rothesay on 22 January 1901.
      He gained the title of Duke of Cornwall on 22 January 1901.
      He gained the title of Baron of Renfrew on 22 January 1901.
      He gained the title of Earl of Carrick on 22 January 1901.
      He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.) on 9 March 1901.
      He was created HRH Prince George of Wales on 9 November 1901.
      He was created 1st Earl of Chester [U.K.] on 9 November 1901.
      He was decorated with the award of Royal Victorian Chain in 1902.
      He was decorated with the award of Imperial Service Order (I.S.O.) on 31 March 1903.
      He gained the rank of Vice-Admiral on 26 June 1903.
      He held the office of Constable of Dover Castle from 1905 to 1907.
      He held the office of Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports from 1905 to 1907.
      He was invested as a Knight Grand Commander Order of the Star of India (G.C.S.I.) on 28 September 1905.
      He was invested as a Knight Grand Commander Order of the Indian Empire (G.C.I.E.) on 28 September 1905.
      He gained the rank of Admiral in 1907.
      He gained the rank of Admiral of the Fleet in 1910.
      He gained the title of HM King George V of the United Kingdom on 6 May 1910.
      George V Windsor King of the United Kingdom also went by the nick-name of 'The Sailor King'. He was crowned King of the United Kingdom and Emperor of India on 22 June 1911 at Westminster Abbey Westminster London England and styled 'By the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas King Defender of the Failth Emperor of India.
      On 1917 his name was legally changed to George Frederick Ernest Albert Windsor.


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