King William IV of Great Britain


William Henry was born 21 August 1765, and was created Duke of Clarence and St. Andrews, and Earl of Ulster in 1789. He lived with Mrs. Dorothy Jordan (c. 1760-1816) for several years, with whom he had ten children who received the surname FitzClarence; and married Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen (1792-1849) in 1818, with whom he had two children, both of whom died in infancy. He ascended the thrones of Great Britain, Ireland, and Hanover as King William IV on 26 June 1830, and was crowned on 8 September 1831. He died 20 June 1837.


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