George III was born on the 4th of June 1738 in London.
He became King in 1760 succeeding his grandfather George II (his father Frederick
had died in 1751).
He married Charlotte of Mecklinburg-Strelitz in 1761. They had 14 children together.
George was afflicted with porphyria, a maddening disease. Due to this condition he is
commonly referred to as "mad King George".
GEORGE III 1760-1820