Prince George Duke of Kent Royalty

Prince George, Duke of Kent KG KT GCMG GCVO (George Edward Alexander Edmund; 20 December 1902 – 25 August 1942) was a member of the British Royal Family, the fourth son and fifth child of King George V and Queen Mary, and younger brother of Kings Edward VIII and George VI. He held the title of Duke of Kent from 1934 until his death in a military air-crash. His death, on 25 August 1942, marked the first death of a member of the Royal Family on active service in 400 years.

Prince George Duke of Kent

Personal facts

Birth dateDecember 20, 1902
Birth place
York Cottage , Sandringham Norfolk
Date of deathAugust 25, 1942
Place of death
Morven Caithness
Resting place
Frogmore , St George's Chapel Windsor Castle , Windsor Berkshire
Parents
George V
Mary of Teck
Spouse
Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark

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