George V, in full George Frederick Ernest Albert, (born June 3, 1865, London, England—died January 20, 1936, Sandringham, Norfolk), king of the United Kingdom from 1910 to 1936, the second son of Prince Albert Edward, later King Edward VII.
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George V (r. 1910-1936) Prince George Frederick Ernest Albert, second son of the Prince and Princess of Wales (later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra) was born on 3 June 1865 at Malborough House and baptised on 7 July at Windsor Castle.
George V (born George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom. He was the first British monarch with the family name Windsor. His father was Edward VII . George was born in 1865. He was in the Royal Navy when he was twelve; he left the Navy to become king.
- 22 June 1911
- 6 May 1910 – 20 January 1936
- 12 December 1911
- Edward VII
As the second son of King Edward VII, George V was not next in line to inherit the throne—until his elder brother’s death in 1892. He succeeded his father in 1910 and was crowned on June 22, 1911, just over three years before the United Kingdom would enter World War I.