Born:
August 12, 1762
Died:
June 26, 1830
Age:
67
Signature:
George IV of the United Kingdom signature
Summary

George IV (George Augustus Frederick; 12 August 1762 – 26 June 1830) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and King of Hanover following the death of his father, King George III, on 29 January 1820, until his own death ten years later. From 1811 until his accession, he served as Prince Regent during his father's final mental illness.

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An unflattering 1819 caricature by George Cruikshank, illustrating "The Political House that Jack Built" by William Hone.
An unflattering 1819 caricature by George Cruikshank, illustrating "The Political House that Jack Built" by William Hone.
"A Voluptuary Under The Horrors of Digestion," a caricature (1792) by James Gillray from George's time as Prince of Wales.
"A Voluptuary Under The Horrors of Digestion," a caricature (1792) by James Gillray from George's time as Prince of Wales.
Painting of George IV by Sir David Wilkie (1829) depicting the king during his 1822 trip to Scotland.
Painting of George IV by Sir David Wilkie (1829) depicting the king during his 1822 trip to Scotland.
The Prince Regent by Sir Thomas Lawrence, c. 1814.
The Prince Regent by Sir Thomas Lawrence, c. 1814.
Miniature of George by Richard Cosway (1792).
Miniature of George by Richard Cosway (1792).
George in 1798, after a painting by Sir William Beechey.
George in 1798, after a painting by Sir William Beechey.
George as Prince of Wales, painted by Richard Cosway, ca. 1780–1782.
George as Prince of Wales, painted by Richard Cosway, ca. 1780–1782.
George IV, ca. 1822, by Sir Thomas Lawrence.
George IV, ca. 1822, by Sir Thomas Lawrence.
Portrait of George published by Sir Joshua Reynolds in 1785.
Portrait of George published by Sir Joshua Reynolds in 1785.
The coronation banquet for George IV was held at Westminster Hall on 19 July 1821.
The coronation banquet for George IV was held at Westminster Hall on 19 July 1821.
Monument to George IV at Trafalgar Square in central London.
Monument to George IV at Trafalgar Square in central London.
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