George III, 1738–1820, king of Great Britain and Ireland (1760–1820); son of Frederick Louis, prince of Wales, and grandson of George II, whom he succeeded. He was also elector (and later king) of Hanover, but he never visited it.
Sections in this article:
- Early Reign
- Later Life and Character
- England in the Reign of George III
- Ministries of North and the Younger Pitt
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