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George V
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Born in Westminster, London
Born on 3rd of June 1865
Died in Sandringham, Norfolk
Died on 20th of January 1936

Born 1865. Died 1936 - King of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

First British monarch belonging to the House of Windsor. Succeeded his father Edward VII in 1910. His reign was marked by a number of major events including World War I, the Sinn Fein Rebellion, a General Strike and the first Labour governments. Celebrated his Silver Jubilee in May 1935, a popular public event.

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The best part of a holiday is not so much to be resting yourself as to see all the other fellows busy working - Kenneth Grahame
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