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||Edward VIII (Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha) Windsor was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.|
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|King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, Emperor of India
20 January 1936 - 11 December 1936
Edward VIII was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth, and Emperor of India, from 20 January to 11 December 1936.
Edward VIII Windsor, King of the United Kingdom was born on 23 June 1894 at White Lodge, Richmond Park, Richmond, London, England. He was the son of George V Windsor, King of the United Kingdom and Mary Prinzessin von Teck. He was given the name of Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David Saxe-Coburg-Gotha at birth. In 1917 his name was legally changed to Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David Windsor. Edward VIII Windsor, King of the United Kingdom usually went by his middle name of David. He was a member of the House of Wettin.
He married Bessie Wallis Warfield, daughter of Teackle Wallis Warfield and Alice M. Montague, on 3 June 1937 at Château de Candé, Maine-et-Loire, France.
He wrote the book A King's Story: The Memoirs of the Duke of Windsor, published 1951 (ASIN: 1853753033).
He died on 28 May 1972 at age 77 at Bois de Boulogne, Paris, France, of cancer.
He was buried on 5 June 1972 at Frogmore House, Windsor, Berkshire, England.
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