Who is Edward VII?

  • (noun): King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910).
    Synonyms: Albert Edward

Edward VII

Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death in 1910. He was the first British monarch of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, which was renamed the House of Windsor by his son, George V.

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British Queens Dowager - Definition - 20th Century
... Queen Victoria was mother to Edward VII but was queen regnant until 1901 ... Since Edward VII did not become king until his mother died, there was no queen mother in his reign ... Alexandra of Denmark was wife of Edward VII and mother of George V ...
Rangemore Hall
... reconstructed and extended the house (adding the Edward VII south wing), in Italianate style in 1898-1901 for a visit of King Edward VII in 1902 (with a second visit on 5 January ... include a 2½ acre lake, were landscaped by Sir Joseph Paxton and later by Edward Milner ... into 8 wings and apartments, the main one being the Edward VII Wing, with others including the Ewing Wing, the Keppel Suite and the Paxton Suite with other homes being converted from the remaining ...
Méliès - International Success
... In The Coronation of Edward VII, Méliès reenacts the crowning of the new British King Edward VII ... to be released on the day of the coronation, however the event was postponed for six weeks due to Edward's health ... The film was financially successful and King Edward VII was said to have enjoyed it ...
Edward VII - Ancestry
... Ancestors of Edward VII 16 ... Edward VII of the United Kingdom 24 ... Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn 26 ...

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