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George VI, King

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishGeorge VI, KingKing George VIGeorge VI, King /ˌdʒɔːdʒ ðə ˈsɪksθ $ ˌdʒɔːrdʒ-/  (1895–1952) the British king from 1936 until his death, and the father of Queen Elizabeth II. During World War II, he and his wife Elizabeth (who was called the queen mother ) were popular in the UK because they continued to live in London when it was being bombed, and they accepted the same food restrictions as ordinary people.
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