King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom


1919 - Edward VIII in Canada
Birth23.6.1894 in Richmond, Surrey
Death28.5.1972 in Paris (77 years)
FatherKing George V of the United Kingdom
MotherMary of Teck, Queen consort of the United Kingdom
SiblingsKing George VI of the United Kingdom
Princess Mary of the United Kingdom, Countess of Harewood
Prince Henry of the United Kingdom, Duke of Gloucester
Prince George of the United Kingdom, Duke of Kent
Prince John of the United Kingdom
ProfessionKing of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions (20 January 1936 - 11 December 1936)
Emperor of India (20 January 1936 - 11 December 1936)

Ancestors of King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom (4 of 15 generations) less/more
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Edward VIII in Canada
King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom

(* 23.6.1894, † 28.5.1972)
 
King George VI of the United Kingdom
Princess Mary of the United Kingdom, Countess of Harewood
Prince Henry of the United Kingdom, Duke of Gloucester
Prince George of the United Kingdom, Duke of Kent
Prince John of the United Kingdom
George V by Sir Luke Fildes
King George V of the United Kingdom

(* 3.6.1865, † 20.1.1936)
 
Prince Albert Victor of the United Kingdom, Duke of Clarence and Avondale
Princess Louise of the United Kingdom, Duchess of Fife
Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom
Princess Maud of Wales, Queen consort of Norway
Prince Alexander John of Wales
Edward VII
King Edward VII of the United Kingdom

(* 9.11.1841, O 10.3.1863, † 6.5.1910)
 
Victoria Princess Royal of the United Kingdom, German Empress consort
Princess Alice of the United Kingdom
Prince Alfred of the United Kingdom, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Princess Helena of the United Kingdom
Princess Louise of the United Kingdom, Duchess of Argyll
Prince Arthur of the United Kingdom, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn
Prince Leopold of the United Kingdom, Duke of Albany
Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom
Prince Albert by Franz Xaver Winterhalter
Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Prince consort of the United Kingdom

(* 26.8.1819, O 10.2.1840, † 14.12.1861)
 
Duke Ernst II of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Duke Ernst I of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
(* 2.1.1784, O 31.7.1817, O 23.12.1832, † 29.1.1844)
 
Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
Princess Juliane of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
King Leopold I of Belgium
Princess Luise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
(* 21.12.1800, O 31.7.1817, † 30.8.1831)
Victoria by Alexander Bassano
Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom

(* 24.5.1819, O 10.2.1840, † 22.1.1901)
Prince Edward Duke of Kent and Strathearn
(* 2.11.1767, O 1818, † 23.1.1820)
 
King George IV of the United Kingdom
King William IV of the United Kingdom
Princess Charlotte of the United Kingdom, Queen consort of Württemberg
King Ernst August I of Hanover
Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
(* 17.8.1786, O 21.12.1803, O 1818, † 16.3.1861)
 
Princess Antoinette of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
Princess Juliane of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
Duke Ernst I of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
King Leopold I of Belgium
Queen Alexandra by Alexander Bassano
Princess Alexandra of Denmark, Queen consort of the United Kingdom

(* 1.12.1844, O 10.3.1863, † 20.11.1925)
 
King Frederick VIII of Denmark
King George I of Greece
Princess Dagmar of Denmark, Empress consort of All the Russias
Princess Thyra of Denmark
Prince Valdemar of Denmark
Christian IX
King Christian IX of Denmark

(* 8.4.1818, O 26.5.1842, † 29.1.1906)
 
Duke Karl of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
Duke Friedrich Wilhelm of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
(* 4.1.1785, O 26.1.1810, † 17.2.1831)
Princess Luise Karoline of Hesse-Kassel
(* 28.9.1789, O 26.1.1810, † 13.3.1867)
 
Princess Marie Sophie of Hesse-Kassel, Queen consort of Denmark and Norway
Princess Louise of Hesse-Kassel
Princess Louise of Hesse-Kassel, Queen consort of Denmark

(* 7.9.1817, O 26.5.1842, † 29.9.1898)
Landgrave Wilhelm X of Hesse-Kassel
(* 24.12.1787, O 10.11.1810, † 5.9.1867)
 
Princess Marie of Hesse-Kassel
Princess Louise Charlotte of Denmark
(* 30.10.1789, O 10.11.1810, † 28.3.1864)
 
King Christian VIII of Denmark and Norway
Mary
Mary of Teck, Queen consort of the United Kingdom

(* 26.5.1867, † 24.3.1953)
Francis, Duke of Teck
Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge

* Birth, ~ baptism, O wedding, X divorce, † death

Map of King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom

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black lineKing Edward VIII of the United Kingdom's relativesblack line, green with dotblack line, green with dot and brown dotblack line, green with dot and 2 brown dotsKing Edward VIII of the United Kingdom, sibling, cousin
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... grandparents ... grandchildren...
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...light brown with 2light brown with 1light green with dotlight blue with 1light blue with 2...Former address of the generation of
... grandparents ... grandchildren...
black line, light brown with 1black line, light brown with 2black line, light brown with 3Former address of
parent, grandparent, greatgrandparent
1 brown dot2 brown dots3 brown dotsCollateral relatives with 2 common
parents, grandparents, greatgrandparents
black line, blue with 1 and brown dotblack line, blue with 2 and brown dotblack line, blue with 3 and brown dotNephew/niece, grandnephew/-niece, greatgrandnephew/-niece
1 brown dot (semitransparent)2 brown dots (semitransparent)3 brown dots (semitransparent)Collateral relatives with 1 common
parent, grandparent, greatgrandparent
black line, green with dot and brown dot (semitransparent)black line, brown with 1 and 2 brown dots (semitransparent)black line, brown with 2 and 3 brown dots (semitransparent)Half-sibling, half-uncle/-aunt, half-granduncle/-aunt
ringSpouse of the remaining symbolblack line, brown with 1, 2 brown dots and ringblack line, green with dot, 1 brown dot and ring (halbtransparent)black line, blue with 1 and ringUncle/aunt's spouse, half-sibling's spouse, child-in-law
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