House of Hanover
European royal dynasty of German origin
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