George V


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George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 through the First World War (1914–1918) until his death in 1936.

George was a grandson of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and the first cousin of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany. From 1877 to... more »

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  • ''Today 23 years ago dear Grandmama died. I wonder what she would have thought of a Labour Government.''
    George V (1865-1936), British monarch, King of Great Britain and Ireland. diary entry, Jan. 22, 1924. After having invited Ramsay MacDonald to for...
  • ''My father was frightened of his mother. I was frightened of my father and I am damned well going to see to it that my children are frightened of me.''
    George V (20th century), King of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
  • ''How is the Empire?''
    George V (1865-1936), British King of Great Britain and Ireland. Attributed. Attributed last words, as reported to the nation, Jan. 21, 1936Mthe d...
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