1841 – He was born on the 9th day of November of this year at Buckingham Palace.
1850 – He was created Earl of Dublin on 17 January this year.
1859 – He matriculated as an undergraduate at Christ Church, Oxford.
1863 – He renounced his succession rights to the Duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha in favor of his younger brother, Prince Alfred.
1861 – His studies were transferred to Trinity College, Cambridge, but he never graduated.
1871 – He contracted typhoid, the disease that had killed his father, whilst staying at Londesborough Lodge.
1875 – He was installed as Grand Master.
1890 – He was embroiled in the Royal Baccarat Scandal, when it was revealed he had played an illegal card game for money.
1900 – He was the victim of an attempted assassination, when Jean-Baptiste Sipido shot at him in protest at the Boer War.
1901 – He became Prince of Wales after Queen Victoria died; he was the second oldest man to ascend to the throne in British history.
1903 – His most important foreign trips were an official visit to France in spring as the guest of President Émile Loubet.
1908 – He became the first British monarch to visit Russia.
1910 – He died on the 6th day of May this year in Buckingham Palace, London.