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.