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King George VI born Albert Frederick Arthur George is played by actor Jared Harris. He was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from December 11, 1936 to February 6, 1952.

Life

Prince Albert, known as "Bertie" was born on December 14, 1895, the second son of King George V and Queen Mary. He married Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon on April 26, 1923 to which he had two daughters with Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret Rose. George became King on December 11, 1936 following the abdication his brother, King Edward VII to marry Wallis Simpson.

King George VI died on February 6, 1952 at Sandringham House peacefully on his sleep because of lung cancer.