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Biography

George V of the United Kingdom, King of the United Kingdom, was born 3 June 1865 at Marlborough House in Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom to Edward VII of the United Kingdom (1841-1910) and Alexandra of Denmark (1844-1925) and died 20 January 1936 in Sandringham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. He married Victoria Mary of Teck (1867-1953) 1 July 1893 at St. James's Palace in Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, Denmark, Germany, Poland, France, Sweden, Scotland, England, Belgium, Spain, Geneva, the Netherlands, Russia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria, Switzerland, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Latvia, Prussia, Bohemia, Byzantium, Italy, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Byzantine Empire, Israel, Ireland.


George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 186520 January 1936) was the first British monarch belonging to the House of Windsor, which he created from the British branch of the German House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. As well as being King of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth Realms, George was the Emperor of India and the first King of the Irish Free State. George reigned from 6 May 1910 through World War I (1914–1918) until his death.



Children


Offspring of George V of the United Kingdom and Victoria Mary of Teck (1867-1953)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Edward VIII of the United Kingdom (1894-1972) 23 June 1894 White Lodge, Richmond Park, Municipal Borough of Richmond, Surrey, England, United Kingdom 28 May 1972 Paris, France Bessie Wallis Warfield (1896-1986)

George VI of the United Kingdom (1895-1952) 14 December 1895 York Cottage, Sandringham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom 6 February 1952 Sandringham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon (1900-2002)

Mary Alexandra Victoria, Princess Royal (1897-1965) 25 April 1897 York Cottage, Sandringham House, Sandringham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom 28 March 1965 Harewood House, Harewood, England, United Kingdom Henry Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood (1882-1947)

Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1900-1974) 31 March 1900 York Cottage, Sandringham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom 10 June 1974 Barnwell Manor, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom Alice Christabel Montagu-Douglas-Scott (1901-2004)

George, Duke of Kent (1902-1942) 20 December 1902 York Cottage, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom 25 August 1942 Morven, Scotland, United Kingdom Marina of Greece and Denmark (1906-1968)

John of the United Kingdom (1905-1919) 12 July 1905 Sandringham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom (Sandringham House) 18 January 1919 Sandringham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom





Common ancestors of George V of the United Kingdom (1865-1936) and Victoria Mary of Teck (1867-1953)

  1. Caroline Polyxene von Nassau-Usingen (1762-1823)
  2. Friedrich II. von Hessen-Kassel (1720-1785)
  3. Friedrich III. von Hessen-Kassel und Rumpenheim (1747-1837)
  4. Karl Wilhelm von Nassau-Usingen (1735-1803)
  5. Karoline Felizitas von Leiningen-Dagsburg-Heidesheim (1734-1810)
  6. Mary of Great Britain (1723-1772)

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom (1926)


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