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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Timeline: French Trafalgar, British Waterloo
Preceded by 1801-1945 Succeeded by
30px Great Britain Flag of England England
Flag of Ireland Ireland
Flag of Scotland Scotland
Flag of the United Kingdom (3-5) Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom (1837-1952)
Flag Coat of Arms
Anthem "God Save the King"
Capital London
Largest city London
Other cities Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Liverpool
  others Scottish Gallic, Irish Gallic
  others Catholic, Judaism
Government Constitutional Monarchy (National Socialist Dictatorship)
  legislature Parliament (House of Commons/House of Lords)
Population 52,908,789 (1940 estimate) 
Currency British Pound

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was a kingdom that covered the British Isles in Northern Europe. Established in 1801 with the passage of the Act of Union (1801) between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland. Known as the United Kingdom and Great Britain, it was dismantled in the aftermath of the Third Global War when the National Socialist dictatorship of John Beckett and his British Imperial Party was defeated by the combined forces of France, the United States of America and other countries. Three nations were established in the aftermath: Ireland, Scotland and England.


The End of the Great European War

After the crushing defeat of the Royal Navy fleet under Admiral Horatio Nelson, panic gripped the nation at the fear that the French Grand Army under Napoleon Bonaparte could now easily invade the British Isles and subjugate the United Kingdom. Although the Royal Navy was stronger and better trained than the French fleet, morale plummeted in the navy, and it was feared that the small, ill trained British army would be unable to withstand the French Army. However, the offer for peace by Napoleon as he was marching against the Austrians and Russians was received by Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger favourably, and negotiations took place in neutral Denmark. By April 1806, a suitable treaty is negotiated, and the Peace of Copenhagen is signed.

Having pulled away from European issues, and followed in the next couple of years by French victories over Austria, Prussia and Russia, the UK began to turn inwards, and focused on expansion of the British Empire. Occupying the Cape Colony in early 1806,