George VI, King of England

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George VI, King of England Gender: M
Albert Frederick Arthur George Windsor
born on 14 December 1895 at 03:05 (= 03:05 AM )
Place Sandringham, England, 52n50, 0e30
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 21°55' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 24°51 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 27°09'


British royalty, second son of George V, became King of Great Britain 12/1936 after his elder brother, Edward VIII abdicated. Crowned on 5/12/1937, he was a popular monarch in troubled times, Married Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon in 1932, had two daughters. Succeeded by Elizabeth II upon his death of a heart attack while sleeping 2/05/1952; Sandringham.

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Source Notes

Fagan quotes official record in AA, 9/1940. (It would seem that Fagan was giving London time of 3:05 AM GMT, as in Sandringham, the time was a half hour later, which would make the birth at 3:35 AM Sandringham time.)

(Dana Holliday quotes several biographies that give different times. Sarah Bradford, "The Reluctant King, The Life and Reign of George VI 1895-1952," St. Martin's Press, New York, p.1 reads, "he chose to be born at 3:10 AM on 14 December 1895."

Harold Nicolson, "King George the Fifth, His Life and Reign," Constable & Co LTD, London, p.55 quotes an entry in the diary of the Prince of Wales, "A little boy was born at 3:40 AM S.T. Everything most satisfactory, both doing well." (The initials stand for "Sandringham Time," as the clocks at Sandringham were always kept half an hour fast. King Edward VIII on his accession in 1936 abolished this practice.")

Denis Judd, "King George VI, 1895-1052. Franklin Watts, New York 1983, p.3, quotes his father's diary for the same quote as above (3:40 AM), but the telegram to Queen Victoria read, "Darling May was safely confined of a son at 3:30 this morning both doing well.")


  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Heart (Terminal attack while sleeping)
  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Stutter, Tics (Stuttered)
  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two daughters)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (Britain)