George III of the United Kingdom
George III
Historical Figure
Nationality: Britain
Religion: Anglicanism
Date of Birth: 1738
Date of Death: 1820
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Occupation: King of the United Kingdom; King of Hanover
Spouse: Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Children: Fifteen
Affiliations: House of Hanover
Trail of Glory
POD: March 27, 1814
Appearance(s): 1812: The Rivers of War
1824: The Arkansas War
Type of Appearance: Contemporary reference (RoW);
Posthumous reference (AW)
George III (George William Frederick) (1738-1820) was King of Great Britain and King of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until 1 January 1801, and thereafter King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death. George was the third British monarch of the House of Hanover, but the first to be born in Britain and use English as his first language. In fact, he never even visited Germany, even though he also held the title of King of Hanover from 1814 until his death.

George III's long reign was marked by a series of military conflicts involving his kingdom and much of the rest of Europe. Early in his reign, Great Britain defeated France in the Seven Years' War, becoming the dominant European power in North America and India. However, many of its American colonies were soon lost in the American Revolution, which led to the establishment of the United States.

George III in Trail of GloryEdit

George III's reign coincided with the American Revolution, the War of 1812, and the formation of the Confederacy of the Arkansas (although Britain had nothing to to with the last event). He was succeeded by his son, George IV.

See AlsoEdit

Regnal titles (OTL)
Preceded by
George II
King of Britain
Succeeded by
George IV
Preceded by
King of Hanover
Succeeded by
George IV

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