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King of Great Britain and Ireland George I
Fifth cousin 10 times removed, 6th cousin 11 times removed, 7th cousin 8 times removed, 8th cousin 8 and 11 times removed, 9th cousin 8 times removed .
Birth: May 28, 1660, Osnabruck, Hanover, Germany;
Death: Jun 11, 1727; Osnabruck, Hanover, Germany;
Age: 67

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Titles:
  • King of Great Britain - Dates: 1714-1727
  • King of Ireland - Dates: 1714-1727
  • Prince-Elector of the Holy Roman Empire
  • Duke of Calenberg - Dates: 1698-1708
  • Duke of Luneberg-Celle - Dates: 1705-1708
  • Elector of Hanover - Dates: 1708-1727

Notes:

George I (George Louis; 28 May 1660 – 11 June 1727) was King of Great Britain and Ireland, from 1 August 1714 until his death. He was also a Prince-Elector of the Holy Roman Empire.

Born in Germany, he eventually inherited control of a large swathe of Lower Saxony, and his domains expanded during his lifetime as the result of a succession of European wars. At the age of 54, he ascended the British throne as the first monarch of the House of Hanover. Though many aspirants to the throne bore a closer relationship to his predecessor, Queen Anne, his mother, Sophia, had been designated heir by the Act of Settlement 1701 because of her Protestant faith. Sophia predeceased Anne by a matter of weeks, leaving the Protestant succession to George. The Jacobites attempted to depose George and replace him with Anne's Catholic half-brother, James, but their attempts failed.

During George's reign in Britain, the powers of the monarchy diminished and the modern system of Cabinet government led by a Prime Minister underwent development. Towards the end of his reign, actual power was held by Sir Robert Walpole. George died on a trip to his native Hanover, where he was buried.

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Father
Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg Ernest Augustus
Nov 20, 1629 - Jan 23, 1698
Mother
Electress of Hanover Sophia
Oct 14, 1630 - Jun 8, 1714
Spouse/Consort/Mate
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Duchess of Brunswick-Celle Sophia Dorothea
Sep 15, 1666 - Nov 13, 1726
Issue
King of Great Britain and Ireland George II
Sixth cousin 9 times removed, 7th cousin 10 times removed, 8th cousin 7 times removed, 9th cousin 7 and 10 times removed, 10th cousin 7 times removed
Nov 10, 1683 - Oct 25, 1760
Queen Consort of Prussia Sophia Dorothea of Hanover
Sixth cousin 9 times removed, 7th cousin 10 times removed, 8th cousin 7 times removed, 9th cousin 7 and 10 times removed, 10th cousin 7 times removed
Mar 16, 1687 - Jun 28, 1757
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