William IV ruled between 1830-1837. William IV was the third son of George III and
the last King of the House of Hanover. He succeeded his younger brother George IV
to the throne. He brought forward many changes during his rule including child labour
restrictions and the abolishment of slavery throughout the British Empire. William IV
had ten illegitimate children but only two legitimate children, Princess's Charlotte and
Elizabeth, who both died during their infancy. He was then succeeded by his next
surviving heir his niece, Queen Victoria,in 1837.
WILLIAM IV 1830-1837