Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom

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Edward VII Albert von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha (Wettin, Ernestiner), King of the United Kingdom, Emperor of India

German: Eduard VII Albrecht von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha (Wettin, Ernestiner), König von Großbritannien und Irland, Kaiser von Indien
Also Known As: ""Bertie" "Uncle of Europe""
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Buckingham Palace, London, England
Death: Died in Buckingham Palace, London, England
Place of Burial: Altar, St George's Chapel, Windsor Berkshire, England , Berkshire
Immediate Family:

Son of Albert, Prince Consort and Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom
Husband of Queen Consort Alexandra of the United Kingdom
Father of Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale; George V of the United Kingdom; Princess Louise, Princess Royal; Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom; Maud, Dronning av Norge and 1 other
Brother of Victoria, Princess Royal, German Empress & Queen of Prussia; Princess Alice of the United Kingdom; Prince Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha; Princess Helena of the United Kingdom; Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll and 3 others

Occupation: King of the United Kingdom, Emperor of India, King of England
Managed by: Günther Kipp
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About Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom

Titles:

  • Duke of Rothesay on 9 November 1841
  • Duke of Cornwall on 9 November 1841.
  • 1st Earl of Chester [U.K.] on 8 December 1841.3
  • HRH Prince of Wales [U.K.] on 8 December 1841.
  • 1st Earl of Dublin [U.K.] on 17 January 1850.
  • Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 9 November 1858.
  • Abdicated as Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha in 1863.
  • Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) on 24 May 1867.
  • King of the United Kingdom and Emperor of India on 22 January 1901.

Crowned King of the United Kingdom and Emperor of India on 9 August 1902 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

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Predecessor : Victoria Successor : George V

-------------------- Edward was related to nearly every other European Monach and came to be known as the uncle of Europe.

  • Kaiser Wilhelm ll. was his nephew.
  • Tsar Nicolas ll. was his Nephew-by-marrige.
  • Queen Victoria Eugenia of Spain was his niece.
  • Crown Princess Margaret of Sweden was his niece.
  • Crown Princess Marie of Romania was his niece.
  • Crown Princess Sophia of greece was his niece.
  • Empress Alexandra of Russia was his niece.
  • Haakon Vll. of Norway was both his nephew by marriage and his son- in-law.
  • Georg l. of Greece was his brother-in-law.
  • Frederik Vlll. of Denmark was his-brother-in-law.
  • Albert l. of Belgium was his second cousin.
  • Ferdinand of Bulgaria was his second cousin.
  • Charles l. of Portugal was his second cousin.
  • Manuel ll. of Portugal was his second couisin.
  • One relation whom Edward did not like: Wilhelm ll.
  • Edward difficult relationship with his nephew exarbated the tensions between Germany and Britain.


            
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Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom's Timeline

1841
November 9, 1841
Buckingham Palace, London, England
1842
January 16, 1842
January 25, 1842
Windsor, Berkshire, United Kingdom
January 25, 1842
St. George's Chapel, Windsor, England
January 25, 1842
St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England
January 25, 1842
St. George's Chapel, Windsor, Berkshire, ENG
1863
March 10, 1863
Age 21
St. George Chapel, Windsor, England
1864
January 8, 1864
Age 22
Frogmore House, Windsor, Berkshire, England
1865
June 3, 1865
Age 23
Marlborough House, London,England
1867
February 20, 1867
Age 25
Marlborough House, London, England