George VI

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George VI

1895-1952.
King of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1936-1952) and emperor of India (1936-1947). He acceded to the throne when his brother Edward VIII abdicated, and won enormous popularity by his dedication to his duties, especially during World War II.

George VI

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(Biography) 1895–1952, king of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1936–52) and emperor of India (1936–47). The second son of George V, he succeeded to the throne after the abdication of his brother, Edward VIII
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Noun1.George VI - King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1936 to 1947George VI - King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1936 to 1947; he succeeded Edward VIII (1895-1952)
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He was born Albert Frederick Arthur George Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
Bertie, who was christened Albert Frederick Arthur George, was the second son of George V and therefore brought up in the shadow of his elder brother, Edward.
Victoria chose her second name, not Alexandria; her son, Albert Edward ruled as Edward VII; and Albert Frederick Arthur George chose George VI.