House of Hanover
European royal dynasty of German origin
The House of Hanover began in the United Kingdom in 1714 on the death of the last Stuart monarch Anne.
It began with George I and ended with Queen Victoria in 1901 in the United Kingdom.
It was still in use in other countries.
The monarchs of the British House of Hanover are as follows.
|Name||Rule from||Rule to||Notes|
|George I of Great Britain||1714||1727||Ruler of Hanover since 1698|
|George II of Great Britain||1727||1760|
|George III of the United Kingdom||1760||1801||as King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover|
|1801||1820||as King of the United Kingdom and King of Hanover|
|George IV of the United Kingdom||1820||1830|
|William IV of the United Kingdom||1830||1837||Never visited Hanover as King, left its government to his brother Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge as Viceroy|
|Victoria of the United Kingdom||1837||1901|
- ↑ Act of Settlement as amended to 1 February 1991, retrieved 18 January 2011
- ↑ Act of Settlement, as passed 1700/01 retrieved 18 January 2011
- ↑ the change of titles caused when Great Britain and Ireland joined to form the United Kingdom and when Hanover decided to call itself a Kingdom