George II, King of Great Britain and Ireland

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George II Augustus of Hanover (Guelph), King of Great Britain and Ireland, Elector of Hanover

German: Georg II August von Hannover (Welf), König von Großbitanien, Kurfürst zu Hannover
Also Known As: "''Prince Of Great Britain''", "Elector of HANOVER; Knight of the Garter"
Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: Schloss Herrenhausen, Hannover, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Deutschland(HRR)
Death: Died in Kensington, London, Middelsex, England
Cause of death: aortic aneurysm
Place of Burial: Westminster Abbey, London, Middlesex, England
Immediate Family:

Son of George I, King of Great Britain and Ireland and Sophia, Queen consort of Great Britain and Ireland
Husband of <private> and Caroline of Ansbach
Father of Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales; <private>; <private>; Johann Ludwig Reichsgraf von Walmoden-Gimborn; Princess Anne of Great Britain, Prinses van Oranje-Nassau and 7 others
Brother of Sophia Dorothea of Hanover and William Augustus
Half brother of Frederikke Louise von Platen-Hallermund; Anna von der Schulenburg-Dölitz, Gräfin von Dölitz; Melusina von der Schulenburg, Countess of Walsingham and Margaret Gertrude, Countess of Oeynhausen

Occupation: King of GREAT BRITAIN and IRELAND (1727 - 1760) Kurfürst von Hannover (1727 - 1760) Herzog von Braunschweig und Lüneburg, King of Great Britain and Ireland, King Of Great Britain and Scotland &Ireland
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About George II, King of Great Britain and Ireland

George Augustus Hanover,

  • Naturalized as a British subject in 1705.
  • Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 4 April 1706.
  • 1st Viscount Northallerton, co. York [Great Britain] on 9 November 1706.
  • 1st Baron of Tewkesbury, co. Gloucester [Great Britain] on 9 November 1706.
  • 1st Duke of Cambridge [Great Britain] on 9 November 1706.
  • 1st Marquess of Cambridge [Great Britain] on 9 November 1706.
  • 1st Earl of Milford Haven [Great Britain] on 9 November 1706.
  • 1st Duke of Rothesay [Great Britain] on 1 August 1714.
  • 1st Duke of Cornwall [Great Britain] on 1 August 1714.
  • 1st Earl of Chester [Great Britain] on 27 September 171.
  • HRH Prince of Wales [England] on 27 September 1714.
  • King of Great Britain on 28 May 1727.
  • Crowned King of Great Britain on 11 October 1727 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.

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George II, King of Great Britain and Ireland's Timeline

1683
October 30, 1683
Hannover, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Deutschland(HRR)
October 30, 1683
- October 4, 1692
Brunswick, Lower Saxony, Germany
November 10, 1683
1684
January 4, 1684
Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
1692
October 4, 1692
- August 1, 1714
Age 8
Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany
1705
1705
Age 21
1707
February 1, 1707
Age 23
Hannover, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Deutschland(HRR)
1709
November 2, 1709
Age 26
Hannover, Hannover, Deutschland(HRR)