Prince George, Duke of Kent (George Edward Alexander Edmund; 20 December 1902 – 25 August 1942), was a member of the British royal family, the fourth son of King George V and Queen Mary. He was a younger brother of kings Edward VIII and George VI . Prince George served in the Royal Navy in the 1920s and then briefly as a civil servant.
- He'd Never Wear The Crown. On December 20, 1902, Prince George, Duke of Kent joined Britain's royal family. With his father and three brothers ahead of him, he was fifth in line for the throne.
- He Was The Favorite. Even though he had four brothers and a sister, George stood out among the crowd. His doting parents considered him to be the most intelligent and talented of all their children, and they never failed to shower him with love.
- He Followed In Their Footsteps. Needless to say, life as a royal boasted an unholy amount of tradition. Because of this, George spent much of his early life trailing the footsteps of his older brothers.
- He Suffered At Sea. George spent a good part of his young life in the Royal Navy even though he despised every second of it. Determined to prove his worth and backbone, he stuck it out.
Feb 2, 2023 · Prince George, Duke of Kent died in a plane crash on what should've been an uneventful flight from England to Iceland on August 25, 1942, when he was just 39 years old.
- Amy Beeman
Oct 26, 2022 · One Royal who you may not be so familiar with is Prince George Duke of Kent. He was the fourth son of King George V and Queen Mary, making him fifth in line to the throne, so there was a little less pressure for him to act like a royal was perhaps expected to.
In 1934, Prince George (1902–1942), the fourth son of King George V of the United Kingdom and Queen Mary, was created Duke of Kent, Earl of St Andrews and Baron Downpatrick. Prince George had three children before his death in 1942: Prince Edward , Princess Alexandra , and Prince Michael .
Icons The Forgotten Prince George, Duke of Kent, was every bit as stylish and even wilder than his more celebrated older brother, Edward VIII. Why is so little attention given to a dapper, mercurial royal figure whose death in a suspicious air crash in 1942 only adds to the mystique? by The Rake
Jun 1, 2022 · Prince George was given the title Duke of Kent before his marriage to second cousin Princess Marina of Greece on October, 12, 1934. The couple had three children; Edward, Alexandra and Michael ...