Georgian Era

Georgian Era

Periods and eras in English history
Anglo-Saxon period (655–1066)
Norman period (1066–1154)
Plantagenet period (1154–1485)
Tudor period (1485–1603)
Elizabethan era (1558–1603)
Stuart period (1603–1714)
Jacobean era (1603–1625)
Caroline era (1625–1649)
The Interregnum (1649–1660)
Restoration era (1660–1688)
Georgian era (1714–1830)
Victorian era (1837–1901)
Edwardian era (1901–1910)
World War I (1914–1918)
Interwar Period (1918–1939)
World War II (1939–1945)
Modern Britain (1945–Present)

The Georgian era is a period of History which takes its name from, and is normally defined as spanning the reigns of, the first four Hanoverian kings of Great Britain (later the United Kingdom): George I, George II, George III and George IV. The era covers the period from 1714 to 1830, with the sub-period of the Regency defined by the Regency of George IV as Prince of Wales during the illness of his father George III. Often the short reign of the fifth and final Hanoverian king William IV (1830 to 1837) is also included. The last Hanoverian monarch of the UK was William's niece Queen Victoria who is the namesake of the following historical era, the Victorian, which is usually defined as occurring from the start of her reign, when William died, and continuing until her death.

The term "Georgian" is typically used in the contexts of social history and architecture.

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