George II

George II may refer to:

  • George II of Abkhazia (916–960)
  • Patriarch George II of Alexandria (1021–1051)
  • George II of Georgia (1072–1089)
  • Yuri II of Vladimir or George II (1189–1238)
  • George II of Bulgaria (before 1307-1322)
  • George II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau (1454-1509)
  • George II of Kakheti (1464–1513)
  • George II of Imereti (1565-1585)
  • George II, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (1605–1661)
  • George II of Great Britain (1683–1760)
  • George II of Greece (1890–1947)

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The March Of The Guards To Finchley - Painting - Background
... The work was initially meant as a gift to George II, and a print was sent before the release of the painting to the Royal Palace for his approval ... However, George II had been expecting an artwork that honoured his most favoured guards, not mocked them – accounts state he was offended by what he considered an insult on Hogarth's part ... The following dialogue is said to have taken place between George II and the deliverer of the portrait, the Earl of Harrington, when the painting was taken to the King for inspection "Pray, who is ...
George II Of Brieg - Life
... After the death of his father in 1547, George II inherited the Duchy of Brzeg (which included the towns of Oława, Strzelin, Niemcza, Kluczbork, Byczyna, Wołów and Ścinawa) ... In 1548, the early death of his relative Henry II of Poděbrady, made him the regent of his Duchy of Oleśnica on behalf of his sons Henry III and Charles II until 1569 ... George II became in the regent of the Duchy on behalf of his nephew, jointly with Balthasar von Promnitz, until 1556, when Frederick III managed to return to Legnica and retake the ...
List Of Peerages Created For Women - George II
... Date Title Recipient Current status Notes March 1740 Countess of Yarmouth Amalie von Wallmoden Extinct on death of recipient, 19 October 1765 ... For life only ...
George II, Prince Of Anhalt-Dessau - Life
... After the death of his father in 1474, George inherited Anhalt-Dessau alongside his older brothers Ernest I and Sigismund III and his younger brother Rudolph IV ... During life of his father, George was made "Mitherr" (co-ruler) of Köthen (1471) alongside his elder half-brother Waldemar VI, but soon resigned in Waldemar's favor ... In 1478 George married Agnes (ca ...
Augustan Literature - Historical Context - Political and Religious Context
... This had brought William and Mary to the throne instead of James II, and was codified in the Act of Settlement 1701 ... When Anne died without issue, George I, Elector of Hanover, came to the throne ... George I was never comfortable with the English language, and his isolation from the English people was instrumental in keeping his power relatively irrelevant ...