George IV, King of Great Britain
George Augustus Frederick, born 12 August 1762, was created
Prince of Wales in 1762. He married Princess Caroline of
Brunswick (1768-1821) in 1795. He ascended to the thrones
of Great Britain and Hanover, as King George IV, on 29 January,
1820, and was crowned on 19 July 1821. He died 26 June 1830.
The couple had one child:
- Charlotte, born 7 January, 1796. Princess Charlotte married Prince
Leopold of Saxe-Coburg on 2 May, 1816. She died in childbirth
of a stillborn son on 6 November 1817.
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