Prince William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh
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Prince William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh

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Born Jan 15, 1776
Hometown Rome
Died Nov 30, 1834
Death Place Bagshot Park

Prince William, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh was a member of the British Royal Family, a great-grandson of George II and nephew/son-in-law of George III.

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CHILDHOOD

1776 Birth Born on January 15, 1776.

TEENAGE

1787 11 Years Old He was admitted to the University of Cambridge (Trinity College) in 1787, and granted his MA in 1790.

TWENTIES

1802 26 Years Old During his stay in Stockholm in 1802–1803, his interest and rumoured affair with Aurora Wilhelmina Koskull attracted a lot of attention, and he reportedly had plans to marry her. … Read More
1805 29 Years Old On 25 August 1805, Prince William's father died, and he inherited the titles Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh and Earl of Connaught.

THIRTIES

1811 35 Years Old From 1811 until his death he was Chancellor of the University of Cambridge.
1812 36 Years Old He was offered the position of king of Sweden in 1812 by some members of the Swedish nobility, but the British government would not allow it.

FORTIES

1816 40 Years Old On 22 July 1816, he married The Princess Mary, his cousin and the fourth daughter of George III. … Read More
1822 46 Years Old He was active in many walks of life, and on 27 April 1822 chaired the first Annual General Meeting of London's new United University Club. … Read More

FIFTIES

1834 59 Years Old The Duke died on 30 November 1834, and was buried in St. George's Chapel, Windsor. … Read More