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Noun: George  jorj
  1. King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1910 to 1936; gave up his German title in 1917 during World War I (1865-1936)
    - George V
     
  2. King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1936 to 1947; he succeeded Edward VIII (1895-1952)
    - George VI
     
  3. Elector of Hanover and the first Hanoverian King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 to 1727 (1660-1727)
    - George I
     
  4. King of Great Britain and Ireland and Hanover from 1820 to 1830; his attempt to divorce his estranged wife undermined the prestige of the Crown (1762-1830)
    - George IV
     
  5. King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover from 1727 to 1760 (1683-1760)
    - George II
     
  6. Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303)
    - Saint George, St. George
     
  7. King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820; the American colonies were lost during his reign; he became insane in 1811 and his son (later George IV) acted as regent until 1820 (1738-1820)
    - George III

Derived forms: Georges

Type of: King of England, King of Great Britain, martyr, patron saint

Part of: Hanover, Hanoverian line, House of Hanover, House of Windsor, Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Windsor

Encyclopedia: George, Patrick and Andrew