Hanover, George II Augustus King of Great Britain

Male 1683 - 1760  (76 years)


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  • Name Hanover, George II Augustus 
    Suffix King of Great Britain 
    Born 30 Oct 1683  Schloss Herrenhausen Hannover Niedersachsen Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Oct 1760  Kensington Palace London England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9154  GrangerMusgrave
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 

    Father Hanover, George I Louis King of Great Britain,   b. 28 May 1660, Leineschloss Osnabruck Niedersachsen Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1727, Osnabruck Niedersachsen Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother von Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Sophie Dorothea Herzogin,   b. 5 Sep 1666,   d. 2 Nov 1726, Ahlden Castle Hannover Niedersachsen Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1682 
    Divorced 28 Dec 1694 
    • on the grounds of Sophia's adultery with Count Philip Christopher von Königsmarck
    Family ID F6444  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family von Brandenburg-Ansbach, Wilhelmine Charlotte Karoline Prinzessin,   b. 1 Mar 1683, Ansbach Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1737, St. Jame’s Palace London England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 22 Aug 1705 
    Children 
     1. Hanover, Frederick Louis Prince of Wales,   b. 20 Jan 1707, Hannover Niedersachsen Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1751, Leicester House St. Martin’s-in-the-Fields London England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     2. Hanover, Anne Princess Royal of Great Britain,   b. 2 Nov 1709,   d. 12 Jan 1759, The Hague The Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     3. Hanover, Mary Princess of Great Britain,   b. 22 Feb 1723,   d. 14 Jan 1772  (Age 48 years)
     4. Hanover, Louise Princess of Great Britain and Ireland,   b. 18 Dec 1724, Leicester House St. Martin’s-in-the-Fields London England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1751, Christiansborg Castle Copenhagen Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 10:52:12 
    Family ID F6446  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    George II Hanover
    George II Hanover

  • Notes 
    • George II Augustus Hanover King of Great Britain was naturalized as a British subject in 1705.
      He was invested as a Knight Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 4 April 1706.
      He was created 1st Viscount Northallerton co. York [Great Britain] on 9 November 1706.
      He was created 1st Baron of Tewkesbury co. Gloucester [Great Britain] on 9 November 1706.
      He was created 1st Duke of Cambridge [Great Britain] on 9 November 1706.
      He was created 1st Marquess of Cambridge [Great Britain] on 9 November 1706.
      He was created 1st Earl of Milford Haven [Great Britain] on 9 November 1706.
      He was created 1st Duke of Rothesay [Great Britain] on 1 August 1714.
      He was created 1st Duke of Cornwall [Great Britain] on 1 August 1714.
      He was created 1st Earl of Chester [Great Britain] on 27 September 1714.
      He was created HRH Prince of Wales [England] on 27 September 1714.
      He succeeded to the title of King George II of Great Britain on 28 May 1727.
      He was crowned King of Great Britain on 11 October 1727 at Westminster Abbey Westminster London England and styled 'King of Great Britain France and Ireland Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg Elector of Hanover Defender of the Faith.


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