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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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war intervene In May of that year there were street parties when a new king, George VI, somewhat reluctantly ascended to the throne a year after his wayward brother Edward VIII had abdicated, bringing about a national scandal and constitutional crisis.
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From the Mirror archives May 12, 1937 Picture from the Daily Mirror archives, searchable at Today's photograph shows crowds in Trafalgar Square cheering the state procession of King George VI after his coronation at Westminster Abbey.
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