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George VI of the United Kingdom
George VI was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death...
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1937
5.12.1937
George VI and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon are crowned King and Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
1939
5.21.1939
The Canadian National War Memorial is unveiled by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in Ottawa.
1952
2.6.1952
Elizabeth II becomes Queen upon the death of her father George VI. At the exact moment of succession, she was in a treehouse at the Treetops Hotel in Kenya.
2.15.1952
King George VI is buried in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.