King George II
Person Born 30/10/1683 Died 25/10/1760
Born Hanover, Germany, died Kensington, Palace, London. Reigned: 1727 - 1760. Notable as the last British sovereign to fight alongside his soldiers (in Germany, against the French). Also the king who finally put down the Scots (at the Battle of Culloden) although he was not there himself. See Cumberland for more details.
There is also a statue of George II in the central quadrangle of Wren's Old Royal Naval College, by Rysbrack.