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King George II

Person  Male  Born 30/10/1683  Died 25/10/1760

Categories: Royalty, Seriously Famous

Countries: Germany

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.

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King George II

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Buck Hill bastion

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George II statue at Greenwich

This statue is made of a single piece of marble weighing 11 tons. As was the ...

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George II statue in Golden Square

Erected here in 1753. Previously it was at Cannons, the Duke of Chandos's hou...

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Ha-ha in Hyde Park

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Queen Caroline memorial

Unveiled by the Queen.

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