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George I : The Lucky King - (Penguin Monarchs) by Tim Blanning (Hardcover)

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Tim Blanning's incisive short biography examines George's life and career as a German prince, and as King. Fifty-four years old when he arrived in London in 1714, he was a battle-hardened veteran who put his long experience and deep knowledge of international affairs to good use in promoting the interests of both Hanover and Great Britain. When he died, his legacy was order and prosperity at home and power and prestige abroad. Disagreeable he may have been to many, but he was also tough, determined, and effective, at a time when other European thrones had started to crumble.


Number of Pages: 115
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, History
Series Title: Penguin Monarchs
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: Tim Blanning
Language: English
Street Date: August 1, 2018
TCIN: 53767955
UPC: 9780141976839
Item Number (DPCI): 248-03-2886
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