Edward VIII
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Reign 20 January 1936 – 28 May 1972
Predecessor George V
Successor Elizabeth II
House House of Windsor
Father George V
Mother Mary of Teck
Born 23 June 1894(1894-06-23)
White Lodge, Richmond, Surrey, United Kingdom Flag of the United Kingdom
Died 28 May 1972(1972-05-28) (aged 77)
Buckingham Palace, London, United Kingdom Kings Colors by NuclearVacuum
Religion Anglican

Edward VIII (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David; 23 June 1894 – 28 May 1972) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire, and Emperor of India, from 20 January 1936 until his death on 23 June 1972, however lost his title as Emperor of India and the ruler of Britain's dominions in 1946 when his government surrendered to Germany and the United States.

He married Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (though he always said he would have preffered his ex-fiance Wallis Simpson). He had a child George who died.

He then married Princess Louisa, Countess of Canada (the daughter of King Henry III of the United States). He had a siamese twins with her called Alberta and Augusta. They were made Ladies of the WhiteHouse but were refused the position as Queen.

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