Edward VII

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Edward VII
Edward VII in coronation robes.jpg
Coronation portrait bi Luke Fildes
Keeng o the Unitit Kinrick an the Breetish Dominions, Emperor o Indie (mair...)
Reign 22 Januar 1901 – 6 Mey 1910
Breetain 9 August 1902
Predecessor Victoria
Successor George V
Prime Meenisters See leet
Imperial Durbar 1 Januar 1903
Spouse Alexandra o Denmark
Issue
Prince Albert Victor, Duke o Clarence an Avondale
George V
Louise, Princess Ryal
Princess Victoria
Maud, Queen o Norawa
Prince Alexander John o Wales
Full name
Albert Edward
Hoose Hoose o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha
Father Prince Albert o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha
Mother Queen Victoria
Born 9 November 1841(1841-11-09)
Buckingham Palace, Lunnon, Unitit Kinrick
Died 6 Mey 1910(1910-05-06) (agit 68)
Buckingham Palace, Lunnon, Unitit Kinrick
Burial 20 Mey 1910
St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle
Signature

Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) wis Keeng o the Unitit Kinrick an the Breetish Dominions an Emperor o Indie frae 22 Januar 1901 till his daith in 1910. He wis the first Breetish monarch o the Hoose o Saxe-Coburg an Gotha, which wis renamed the Hoose o Windsor bi his son, George V.

Afore his accession tae the throne, he served as heir apparent an held the title o Prince o Wales for langer than ony o his predecessors. Durin the lang reign o his mither, Queen Victoria, he wis lairgely excludit frae poleetical pouer an came tae personify the fashionable, leisured elite.

The Edwardian era, which covered Edward's reign an wis named efter him, coincided wi the stairt o a new century an heraldit signeeficant chynges in technology an society, includin pouered flicht an the rise o socialism. Edward played a role in the modernisation o the Breetish Home Fleet, the refairm o the Airmy Medical Services,[1] an the reorganisation o the Breetish Airmy efter the Seicond Boer War. Edward fostered guid relations atween Great Breetain an ither European kintras, especially Fraunce, for which he wis popularly cried "Peacemaker."

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  1. Edward VII, Official website of the British Monarchy, retrieved 2 May 2010 

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