George I

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George I 1

1660-1727.
Elector of Hanover (1698-1727) and king of Great Britain and Ireland (1714-1727) who left the affairs of his country in the hands of Sir Robert Walpole.

George I 2

1845-1913.
King of Greece (1863-1913) who was elected by the Greek Assembly and introduced a democratic constitution (1864).

George I

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(Biography) 1660–1727, first Hanoverian king of Great Britain and Ireland (1714–27) and elector of Hanover (1698–1727). His dependence in domestic affairs on his ministers led to the emergence of Walpole as the first prime minister
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Noun1.George I - Elector of Hanover and the first Hanoverian King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 to 1727 (1660-1727)George I - Elector of Hanover and the first Hanoverian King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 to 1727 (1660-1727)
Hanoverian line, House of Hanover, Hanover - the English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria)
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These insights appear at various times throughout the text, including Handel's response to being fired by Georg Ludwig for writing the Te Deum to celebrate the Peace of Utrecht (pp.
Georg Ludwig, elector of Hanover, had the good luck to share a name with England's patron saint.
Perhaps, to take an example on which some light can possibly be shed, the Normannus who was being revered by Pitcairne's enemies in late 1713 and Qui Lutheri semper, Qui nunc Solennia Papae Sacra facit, si quidcredis Amice mihi was the Lutheran Georg Ludwig of Hannover, soon to become heir-apparent to the British throne--but in that case, why on earth was Pitcairne accusing him of Popery when Georg Ludwig's hopes of succession depended entirely on his Protestantism?