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George III Prepared by Victor Balandin, 2 nd translation group George III Prepared by Victor Balandin, 2 nd translation group

Early life Born on June 4, 1738, to Frederick, Prince of Wales, and Princess Early life Born on June 4, 1738, to Frederick, Prince of Wales, and Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha ★ Educated by private tutors Acutely shy and reserved in his youth Strongly influenced by his primary mentor Bute ★ 1751 inherited the title Duke of Edinburgh, then made Prince of Wales

Frederick, Prince of Wales ★ Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha Frederick, Prince of Wales ★ Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha

John Stuart, 3 rd Earl of Bute ★ John Stuart, 3 rd Earl of Bute ★

George Becomes King 1760 George the Second, his grandfather, was dying ★ Inherited an George Becomes King 1760 George the Second, his grandfather, was dying ★ Inherited an ongoing world war, religious strife (=conflict) and changing social issues 1761 married Charlotte Sophia of Mecklenburg. Strelitz ★ 50 -year marriage and 15 children During Seven Years' War advised by his prime minister Lord Bute Supported the Sugar Act of 1764 and the Stamp Act in 1765

George II ★ George II ★

Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz ★ Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz ★

The American Revolution Parliament passed more tax laws By 1775, many colonists had enough The American Revolution Parliament passed more tax laws By 1775, many colonists had enough of Parliament’s overreach They formed the Second Continental Congress and crafted their views in a declaration of independence On October 19, 1781, combined French and American forces surrounded the British Army at Yorktown The Treaty of Paris in 1783 secured America’s independence

Later life Never fully recovered— politically or personally—from the loss of the American colonies Later life Never fully recovered— politically or personally—from the loss of the American colonies In 1788 the king experienced an episode of insanity Navigated another war with France, Napoleon’s rise and fall and the incorporation of Ireland into the United Kingdom

Death By 1811, personal family tragedies and the pressures of ruling caused King George’s Death By 1811, personal family tragedies and the pressures of ruling caused King George’s insanity to return George III experienced brief intervals of lucidity until his death at Windsor Castle on January 29, 1820

Questions 1) How were George II and George III related? 2) How long were Questions 1) How were George II and George III related? 2) How long were George III and his wife married for? How many children did they have? 3) Name the most important events which took place during his reign. 4) Try to remember the name of the illness that George III suffered from.