King George II of Great Britain and Ireland
King George II- George Augustus was the second member of the Hanover British Royal Family Tree and the last British monarch to be born outside Great Britain. He was born on the 9th of November 1683 at Herrenhausen Palace in the city of Hanover in Northern Germany to King George I and Sophia Dorothea of Celle
King George II – His early life. George was the only son of the Elector of Hanover, who later became King of Great Britain in 1714. Both his parents committed adultery when he was a young child and the marriage was dissolved in 1694 and his mother was confined to Ahlden House, Luneburg Heath in Lower Saxony, Germany. Both George and his younger sister Sophia Dorothea of Hanover, were unable to see their mother as she was dened access to them. Until the age of four, George only spoke French which was the language of the court and diplomacy. From then on he was taught German and then English and Italian. He also took a very keen interest in genealogy, military history and battle tactics. On the 22nd August 1705, he married Wilhelmina Caroline of Anspach, a very attractive woman, who later bore him eight children – Frederick, George, William, Anne, Amelia, Caroline, Mary and Louisa.