the Sailor-King, 1765–1837, king of Great Britain and Ireland 1830–37 (brother of George IV).
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known as the Sailor King. 1765–1837, king of the United Kingdom and of Hanover (1830–37), succeeding his brother George IV; the third son of George III
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