1512 – He was born on the 31st day of January this year in Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal. Henry was the younger brother of King John III and, as a younger son; Henry was not expected to succeed to the Portuguese throne. Early in his life, Henry took Holy Orders to promote Portuguese interests within ..
1068 – He was born this year in Selby, Yorkshire in the north east of England. He was the fourth son of William the Conqueror and the first born in England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. 1100 – He succeeded his elder brother William II as King of England. He reign on the ..
1810 B.C – He was born this year in Babylon. Hammurabi is known for the set of laws called Hammurabi’s Code, one of the first written codes of law in recorded history. Owing to his reputation in modern times as an ancient lawgiver, Hammurabi’s portrait is in many government buildings throughout the world. t was ..
1746 – Born on January 24th in Stockholm, Sweden. 1720 – His first political act was to reassert royal authority, subordinating the parties in the Riksdag and thereby halting the so-called Age of Freedom. 1766 – Married to Sophie Magdalene, daughter of Frederick V of Denmark. 1771 – He was proclaimed as the King of ..
Swedish ruler. 1778 – Born on the 1st of November in Stockholm, sweden. 1792-1809 – Became the King of Sweden. 1797 – Gustav married Frederica, daughter of Charles Frederick, grand-duke of Baden 1809 – On 29th of March Gustav, in order to save the crown for his son, voluntarily abdicated. – On the 19th ..
1660 – George Louis, Georg Ludwig or King George I born on the 28th of May in Hanover, Germany. He was the son of Ernest Augustus, elector of Hanover, and Sophia of the Palatinate, a granddaughter of King James I of England. 1682 – Married his cousin Sophia Dorothea of Celle. 1698 – 1727 – ..
1683 – Born on November 10th (October 30th, Old Style) in Herrenhausen Palace, Hanover. In full, George Augustus, also called the marquess and duke of Cambridge. The king of Great Britain and elector of Hanover. 1705 – He grew up in Hanover and married the beautiful and intelligent Caroline of Ansbach. 1717 – George I ..
1738 – Born on June 4 in Norfolk House, London. 1760 – Succeeded King George II and ruled as king of of Great Britain and Ireland. 1761 – Married Duchess Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz as her queen. 1763 – October 7, issued the Royal Proclamation of 1763 to organize Britain’s vast new ..
1762 – A king of United Kingdom was born on the 12th day of August this year in St James’s Palace, London. He automatically became Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay; he was created Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester a few days afterwards. 1783 – He turned 21 this year, and ..
1865 – Born on June 3rd in London England. He was the king of the United Kingdom, the second son of Prince Albert Edward, later King Edward VII. 1892 – He served in the navy until the death of his elder brother, Prince Albert Victor, brought the need for more specialized training as eventual heir ..