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William IV of the United Kingdom, King of the United Kingdom, King of Hanover, Duke of Clarence and St Andrews, was born 21 August 1765 Buckingham House in Westminster, Greater London, England, United Kingdom to George III of the United Kingdom (1738-1820) and Charlotte von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818) and died 20 June 1837 Windsor Castle Windsor, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. He married Adelheid von Sachsen-Meiningen (1792-1849) 13 July 1818 in Drawing Room, Kew Palace, Kew, Greater London, England, United Kingdom. Alfred the Great (849-899)/s, Charlemagne (747-814)/s, Henry II of England (1133-1189)/s, Hugh Capet (c940-996)/s, Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560)/s, William I of England (1027-1087)/s, Rollo of Normandy (860-932)/s.


Children


Offspring of William IV of the United Kingdom and Dorothy Bland (1761-1816)
Name Birth Death Joined with
George FitzClarence (1794-1842) 29 January 1794 20 March 1842 London, England, United Kingdom Mary Wyndham (1792-1842)
Henry Edward FitzClarence (1795-1817)
Sophia FitzClarence (1796-1837)
Mary FitzClarence (1798-1864)
Frederick FitzClarence (1799-1854)
Elizabeth FitzClarence (1801-1856) 17 January 1801 England 16 January 1856 Edinburgh William George Hay, 18th Earl of Erroll (1801-1846)
Adolphus FitzClarence (1802-1856)
Augusta FitzClarence (1803-1865) 17 November 1803 Bushy House, Teddington, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 8 December 1865 John Kennedy-Erskine (1802-1831)
John Frederick Gordon (1799-1878)
Augustus FitzClarence (1805-1854)
Amelia FitzClarence (1807-1858)


Offspring of William IV of the United Kingdom and Adelheid von Sachsen-Meiningen (1792-1849)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Charlotte Augusta Louisa, Princess of Clarence (1819-1819) 27 March 1819 Fuerstenhof, Hannover, Prussia 27 March 1819 Fuerstenhof, Hannover, Prussia
Elizabeth Georgiana Adelaide, Princess of Clarence (1820-1821) 10 December 1820 St James Palace, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom 4 March 1821 St James Palace, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom



Siblings


Offspring of George III of the United Kingdom (1738-1820) and Charlotte von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818)
Name Birth Death Joined with
George IV of the United Kingdom (1762-1830) 12 August 1762 St James's Palace, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 26 June 1830 Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom Caroline von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1768-1821)
Maria Anne Smythe (1756-1837)
Frances Twysden (1753-1821)
Frederick, Duke of York and Albany (1763-1827) 16 August 1763 St. James's Palace, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 5 January 1827 Rutland House, Arlington Street, Westminster, Greater London, England, United Kingdom Friederike von Preußen (1767-1820)
William IV of the United Kingdom (1765-1837) 21 August 1765 Westminster, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 20 June 1837 Windsor, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom Dorothy Bland (1762-1816)
Adelheid von Sachsen-Meiningen (1792-1849)
Charlotte, Princess Royal (1766-1828) 29 September 1766 Westminster, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 6 October 1828 Ludwigsburg Palace, Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Friedrich I. von Württemberg (1754-1816)
Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767-1820) 2 November 1767 Buckingham House, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 23 January 1820 Woolbrook Cottage, Sidmouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom Viktoria von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld (1786-1861)
Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom (1768-1840) 8 November 1768 Buckingham House, Westminster, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 22 September 1840 Clarence House, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (1770-1840) 22 May 1770 Buckingham Palace, St. James's, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 10 January 1840 Frankfurt-am-Main, Hessen, Germany Friedrich VI. von Hessen-Homburg (1769-1829)
Ernest Augustus I of Hanover (1771-1851) 5 June 1771 Buckingham House, Westminster, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 18 November 1851 Herrenhausen, Germany Friederike Luise Karoline Sofie von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1778-1841)
Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843) 27 January 1773 Buckingham House, Westminster, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 21 April 1843 Kensington Palace, Kensington, Greater London, England, United Kingdom Augusta Murray (1768-1830)
Cecilia Letitia Gore, Duchess of Inverness (c1785-1873)
Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge (1774-1850) 24 February 1774 8 July 1850 Auguste von Hessen-Kassel (1797-1889)
Mary of the United Kingdom (1776-1857) 25 April 1776 Buckingham House, Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom 30 April 1857 Gloucester House, Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom William Frederick, 2nd Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1776-1834)
Sophia of the United Kingdom (1777-1848) 3 November 1777 Buckingham House, Westminster, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 27 May 1848 Vicarage Place, Kensington, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Octavius of Great Britain (1779-1783) 23 February 1779 Buckingham Palace, St. James's, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 3 May 1783 Kew Palace, Kew, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Alfred of Great Britain (1780-1782) 22 September 1780 Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom 20 August 1782 Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
Amelia of the United Kingdom (1783-1810) 7 August 1783 Royal Lodge, Windsor Park, Windsor, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom 2 November 1810 Augusta Lodge, Windsor, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom


 






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