C5- (actv 2) OF KINGS AND QUEENS!!

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  • George II

    George II
    He was the last British monarch born outside of Great Britain, since he was a native of northern Germany. ... During the Austrian War of Succession, George participated in the Battle of Dettingen and thus became the last British monarch to lead an army in combat.
  • George III

    George III
    During his reign, Great Britain rose as the first dominant power, extended its power across North America, including conquering Canada after the Seven Years' War, gained supremacy in the ocean and defeated Napoleon in the Napoleonic Wars, but without George III will no doubt be remembered for the loss of the colonies, which would form the nucleus of the future America.
  • George IV

    George IV
    Jorge IV fue un monarca que interfirió en numerosas ocasiones en la política (especialmente en el asunto de la Emancipación Católica), aunque no tanto como su padre. Se dice que cada vez que Jorge IV conquistaba una mujer, cortaba un mechón de su cabello y lo colocaba en un sobre con el nombre de la dama, como «trofeo».
  • William IV

    William IV
    He reigned during the struggle over the great Reform Bill, and his actions helped to establish important constitutional precedents.
  • Victoria

    Victoria's reign saw great cultural expansion; advances in industry, science and communications; and the building of railways and the London Underground. Victoria became the Empress of India to tie the monarchy and Empire closer together.
  • Edward VII

    Edward VII
    Edward played an important role in the modernization of the British fleet, the reform of the army medical services, and the reorganization of the British army after the Second Boer War.
  • George V

    George V
    George V's reign saw the rise of socialism, communism, fascism, Irish republicanism, and the Indian independence movement, all of which radically changed the political landscape of the British Empire.
  • Edward VIII

    Edward VIII
    Edward VIII became king of the United Kingdom following the death of his father, George V, but ruled for less than a year. He abdicated the throne in order to marry his lover, Wallis Simpson, thereafter taking the title Duke of Windsor.
  • George VI

    George VI
    Buckingham Palace was bombed during the Blitz while the King and Queen were there, and his younger brother, the Duke of Kent, was killed on active service. George became known as a symbol of British determination to win the war.
  • Elizabeth II

    Elizabeth II
    Queen Elizabeth II has since 1952 served as reigning monarch of the United Kingdom (England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland) and numerous other realms and territories, as well as head of the Commonwealth, the group of 53 sovereign nations that includes many former British territories.