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|George II of Great Britain
|King of the United Kingdom and Hanover
|King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain
Elector of Hanover
|11 June 1727 - 25 October 1760
|11 October 1727
|9 November 1683
|25 October 1760 (aged 76)
Kensington Palace, London, England
|Caroline of Ansbach
|George I of Great Britain
|Sophia Dorothea of Celle
George II (George Augustus, 10 November 1683 – 25 October 1760) was a British king. He was born in Germany. He was the last British monarch born outside of Great Britain. New British law in the early 1700s showed that only his fathers mother, Sophia of Hanover and her Protestant children to inherit the British throne. After the deaths of George's grandmother and Queen Anne of Great Britain in 1714, George's father, became king of Great Britain as George I.
He became King of Great Britain and King of Ireland in 1727 after the death of his father. He was also Elector of Hanover. His son, Frederick, Prince of Wales died before him, so Frederick’s son became George III of Great Britain.
George II died of heart problems on the toilet on 25 October 1760. His body was buried on 11 November in Westminster Abbey next to his wife, Caroline of Ansbach