George VI Death Cause and Date

George VI’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) December 14, 1895

Death Date February 6, 1952

Age of Death 56 years

Cause of Death Lung Cancer

Place of Death Sandringham Estate, United Kingdom

Profession King

The king George VI died at the age of 56. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

English monarch who ruled from 1936 until 1952. During the 1930s and ’40s, he served as the final emperor of British-controlled India. His oldest daughter, Elizabeth II, became Queen of England.

Born Albert Frederick Arthur George, he was the younger son of King George V and Mary of Teck. He took the throne after his brother Edward defied royal protocol by marrying an American divorcee.

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“I think the Queen enjoyed my book on her father, George VI.” (Sarah Bradford)

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“I knew all about Edward VIII’s abdication, George VI becoming the king and having a stammer, but nothing about how he got rid of it.” (Geoffrey Rush)

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“Radio was used powerfully by Josef Goebbels to disseminate Nazi propaganda, and just as powerfully by King George VI to inspire the British people to fight invasion.” (Rebecca MacKinnon)

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“Kenya has deep resonances for the royals: it was here, after all, that the young Princess Elizabeth heard of the death of her father, George VI. From that moment, she was Queen.” (Penny Junor)

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“King Edward VIII was forced to abdicate because he was determined to marry a divorced woman. As a result of that decision, the Queen’s father, George VI, was obliged to lead the country through a war that threatened its survival, with all the personal pain portrayed in ‘The King’s Speech.'” (Michael Portillo)

George VI Death Cause and Date