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George III (1738–1820)

Photo credit: The Royal Hospital Chelsea

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George III was King of Great Britain and King of Ireland from 1760 until the union in 1801, after which he was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death. Unlike his two Hanoverian predecessors he was born in Britain, spoke English as his first language, and never visited Hanover. His life and reign were marked by military conflicts where Great Britain defeated France in the Seven Years' War, becoming the dominant European power in North America and India.

The Royal Hospital Chelsea

London


Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 214 x W 150 cm

Accession number

804

Work type

Painting


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Royal Hospital Road, London, Greater London SW3 4SR England

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