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October 25 1760

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  • Larry Lozon
    oops! better late than never! October 25 1760 King George II died on this day in 1760. Since his son Frederick the Prince of Wales had died, the crown
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      oops! better late than never!

      October 25 1760

      King George II died on this day in 1760.
      Since his son Frederick the Prince of Wales had died,
      the crown passed to his grandson George III.

      GEORGE III of England (1738-1820) King. Born George William Frederick on
      June 4, 1738, London, England. He was king from 1760-1820. He was the
      grandson of George II that was known for mental attacks and his policy that
      led to the loss of American colonies. He married Charlotte Sophia of
      Mecklenburg-Strelitz whose children were:

      George Augustus Frederick (1762-1830), later King George IV
      Frederick (1763-1827), Duke of York
      William Henry (1765-1837), later King William IV
      Charlotte Augusta Matilda (1766-1828), who married Frederick I, King of
      Wurttemberg
      Edward (1767-1820), Duke of Kent, who married Victoria Mary Louisa. Issue:
      Alexandrina Victoria, later Queen Victoria
      Augusta Sophia (1768-1840)
      Elizabeth (1770-1840)
      Ernest Augustus (1771-1851), Duke of Cumberland, later King of Hanover
      Augustus Frederick (1773-1843), Duke of Sussex
      Adolphus Frederick (1774-1850), Duke of Cambridge
      Mary (1776-1857)
      Sophia (1777-1848)
      Octavius (1779-1783)
      Alfred (1780-82)
      Amelia (1783-1810)
      He died January 29, 1820 in Windsor, England. - Aitutaki 149; 151a;
      Australia 988; Barbuda (M)75; Congo Rep. 391; Gabon C180; C180a; 52; Grenada
      1204; 1204f; Mauritius 266-9; Nicaragua 981; Saint Vincent 491; 494a; Umm al
      Qiwain (M)441-5; 659; United Kingdom-Guernsey GUE1969J01.9;
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