King George V was the king of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, as well as the Emperor of India, from 1910 until his death in 1936.
He was born on June 3, 1865, in Marlborough House, London, and was the second son of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra.
George V ascended to the throne following the death of his father and faced significant challenges during his reign, including World War I, the Irish War of Independence, and the Great Depression.
Despite these difficult times, George V was seen as a reassuring and stable figure for the British people.
During his reign, George V played a vital role in maintaining unity within the British Empire and strengthening its ties. He also took steps to modernise the monarchy and improve its public image.
George V was married to Queen Mary, and they had six children, including the future King Edward VIII and King George VI.
He was known for his love of the sea, his strong sense of duty, and his commitment to public service.
King George V died on January 20, 1936, at Sandringham House in Norfolk. He was succeeded by his eldest son, Edward VIII, who abdicated the throne later that same year, resulting in George V’s second son, George VI, becoming the King.