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George IV
King of the United Kingdom and Hanover
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Portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1822.
Reign 29 January 1820 – 26 June 1830
Coronation 19 July 1821
Predecessor George III
Successor William IV
Born (1762-08-12)12 August 1762
St James's Palace, London, England
Died 26 June 1830(1830-06-26) (aged 67)
Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England
Burial St George's Chapel
Spouse Caroline of Brunswick
Issue Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales
Full name
George Augustus Frederick
House House of Hanover
Father George III
Mother Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

George IV (born as George Augustus Frederick on 12 August 1762, died on 26 June 1830) was king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Hanover from 29 January 1820 until his death. The Regency, George's nine-year time as "Prince Regent", which started in 1811 and ended with George III's death in 1820, included winning the Napoleonic Wars in Europe.

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