George I of Great Britain

King of Great Britain and Ireland (r. 1714–27), Elector of Hanover (r. 1698–1727) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

George I (George Louis; 28 May 1660 – 11 June 1727) was the ruler of Hanover in North Germany and later also the King of Great Britain and Ireland.

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George I of Great Britain
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King of Great Britain and Ireland
Reign1 August 1714 – 11 June 1727
Coronation20 October 1714
PredecessorAnne
SuccessorGeorge II
Elector of Hanover
Reign23 January 1698 – 11 June 1727
PredecessorErnest Augustus
SuccessorGeorge II
Born(1660-05-28)28 May 1660
Hanover, Holy Roman Empire
Died11 June 1727(1727-06-11) (aged 67)
Osnabrück, Holy Roman Empire
Burial4 August 1727
Spouse
Sophia Dorothea of Celle
(m. 1682; div. 1694)
Issue
HouseHanover
FatherErnest Augustus, Elector of Hanover
MotherSophia of the Palatinate
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George I of Great Britain; painting from studio of Sir Godfrey Kneller.

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