Today in History - May 27th. 1819 - George V of Hanover

George Frederick Alexander Charles Ernest Augustus was born on May 27th. 1819
in Berlin.


George V of Hanover - Source picture: Wikipedia

His godparents were inter alia Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia and
Wilhelmina of Prussia, Queen Consort of the Netherlands (first wife of King William I).

On  February 18th. 1843, George V married Princess Marie of Saxe-Altenburg.

On November 18th. 1851, he became King of Hanover.
He also was a member of the Peerage of Great)Britain and
the Peerage of Ireland.

In June 1878, George died in his residence in Paris. He was buried in the
chapel at Windsor Castle.