George III of the United Kingdom

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English: George III (George William Frederick; 4 June 1738 was King of Great Britain and King of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until 1 January 1801, and thereafter of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. He was concurrently Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and thus Elector (and later King) of Hanover. The Electorate became the Kingdom of Hanover on 12 October 1814. He was the third British monarch of the House of Hanover, and the first of Hanover to be born in Britain and speak English language as his first language. In fact, he never visited Germany.


Name Birth Death Notes[1]
George IV of the United Kingdom 12 August 1762 26 June 1830 married 1795, Princess Caroline of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel; had issue
Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany 16 August 1763 5 January 1827 married 1791, Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia; no issue
William IV of the United Kingdom 21 August 1765 20 June 1837 married 1818, Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen; no legitimate surviving issue
Queen Charlotte of Württemberg aka en:Charlotte, Princess Royal 29 September 1766 6 October 1828 married 1797, Frederick I of Württemberg; no issue
Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearn 2 November 1767 23 January 1820 married 1818, Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld; had issue (Queen Victoria)
Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom 8 November 1768 22 September 1840 never married
Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom 22 May 1770 10 January 1840 married 1818, Frederick, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg; no issue
Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover 5 June 1771 18 November 1851 married 1815, Friederike von Mecklenburg-Strelitz; had issue
Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex 27 January 1773 22 April 1843 married in contravention of the Royal Marriages Act 1772, (1) 1793 The Lady Augusta Murray; had issue; marriage declared void 1794; (2) 1831, The Lady Cecilia Buggins (later 1st Duchess of Inverness); no issue
Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge 24 February 1774 8 July 1850 married 1818, Princess Augusta, Duchess of Cambridge; had issue
Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh 25 April 1776 30 April 1857 married 1816, en:Prince William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh; no issue
en:Princess Sophia of the United Kingdom 3 November 1777 27 May 1848 never married; believed by some to have had issue
Prince Octavius of Great Britain 23 February 1779 3 May 1783  
Prince Alfred of Great Britain 22 September 1780 20 August 1782  
en:Princess Amelia of the United Kingdom 7 August 1783 2 November 1810 Possibly married Sir Charles Fitzroy; may have had issue


See also[edit]

  1. Weir, Alison (1996) Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy, Revised edition, Random House ISBN: 0712674489.