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King George VI

Person   Born 14/12/1895 Died 6/2/1952

Categories: Royalty, Seriously Famous

Became king unexpectedly when his brother, Edward VIII, abdicated. Like his uncle Edward VII he was born as Prince Albert, known as Bertie in the family and took a different name on ascending the throne. This Bertie adopted the title King George VI to express continuity and to restore confidence in the monarchy. Reigned: 1936-52. Father of Queen Elizabeth II. A (natural) left-hander who struggled with a stammer all his life and looked remarkably like the actor Colin Firth.

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King George VI

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57671

Chindits

Unless we missed it, Cairns' name is not included in the Green Park Memorial ...

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49566

D-Day

Hammersmith and Fulham Historic Buildings Group D-Day 6 June 1944, the Norman...

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45351

George VI and the library

The opening of a temporary library seems a rather minor event for which to ge...

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44766

George VI statue

De Soissons designed the monument.

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49712

Lionel Logue

Mark Logue, Lionel's grandson, was present at the unveiling.

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King George VI

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45087

Admiral Arthur Phillip

{On the west side, beneath the relief depicting a scene with 5 people on a sh...

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45840

George V statue

Unveiled by George VI and we thank Jamie Davis for finding this link to the B...

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45304

Kentish Town garden of remembrance

This garden of remembrance was opened on the 10th April 1948 by Her Majesty Q...

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46055

London Fire Brigade HQ

Opened by His Majesty King George VI accompanied by Her Majesty the Queen, 21...

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45112

London Troops War Memorial

The Duke of York who unveiled this later became George VI. Designed by Aston...

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