Important Dates • King George was the ruler of England from 1760 - 1820 • He was born on June 4, 1738, and died on January 29, 1820 • He reigned for 59 years • He lived to be 81 years old
Family • He was the son of Frederick Louis • He succeeded his grandfather, George II • He was married to Queen Charlotte of Mechlenburg- Strelitz, and had 15 children • His full name was George William Frederick
King George’s Illness • The war and all of the embarrassing activities of his son made him become ill in 1788 • His illness made him become insane • Parliament passed the Regency Bill, which allowed his son, The Prince of Wales, to make all the decisions of the King, but did not give him the title of King • All of a sudden King George overcame the madness and resumed being King
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