George II


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George II 1

1683-1760.
King of Great Britain and Ireland and elector of Hanover (1727-1760). His 1743 victory at the Battle of Dettingen (a village of present-day south-central Germany) was the last time that a British monarch led his troops in the field.

George II 2

1890-1947.
King of Greece (1922-1923 and 1935-1947). He was deposed by a military junta in 1923 but returned to the throne in 1935 after a plebiscite.

George II

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1. (Biography) 1683–1760, king of Great Britain and Ireland and elector of Hanover (1727–60); son of George I. His victory over the French at Dettingen (1743) in the War of the Austrian Succession was the last appearance on a battlefield by a British king
2. (Biography) 1890–1947, king of Greece (1922–24; 1935–47). He was overthrown by the republicans (1924) and exiled during the German occupation of Greece (1941–45)
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Noun1.George II - King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover from 1727 to 1760 (1683-1760)George II - King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover from 1727 to 1760 (1683-1760)
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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He then went on with the history of the chair, and told the children that, in 1730, King George II.
When he was about seven years old the quiet of his Highland home was broken by the sounds of war, for the Highland folk had risen in rebellion against King George II.
The du Lac Sevres and the Trevenna George II plate were out; so was the van der Luyden "Lowestoft" (East India Company) and the Dagonet Crown Derby.
Sir Pitt Crawley (named after the great Commoner) was the son of Walpole Crawley, first Baronet, of the Tape and Sealing-Wax Office in the reign of George II.
He settled in England and became court composer to George II.
He would become Kapellmeister to the future George I of England in his court at Hanover and then court composer to George II in London.
Composed for the coronation of George II in 1727, the Handel Coronation Anthems are a masterpiece amongst masterpieces in the choral repertoire.
The Royal Marriages Act was established after King George II became displeased with his younger brother, Ernest Augustus, in addition to losing the American colonies.
When it ended in 1995, Clive went on to play Norman Shorthose in Peak Practice, King George II in Aristocrats and Roy in The Old Guys.
George II surrendered when police finally sent a robot to draw back the curtain around his son's bed.
George II may have been a brave soldier and Prince Frederick a good art collector, but we cannot escape their spleen.
The building, which has stood at the heart of the town since 1759 - when George II was king - lay empty until two local businessmen stepped in to save it in August 2012.