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The Regency lasted a mere nine years, from February 1811 until January 1820. He was declared incapable of ruling because of mental incapacity and the Regency Act was passed the following year making his son George Prince Regent to rule in his stead.

The Regency lasted until George III’s death in 1820 when the Regent became King George IV and was able to rule in his own right.

George III went mad while his son George IV was a spendthrift and a voluptuary who would put any of the present crop of European royals to shame.

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The Bronze Age follows on from the Neolithic period and is followed by the Iron Age.

The romantic figure of Prinny had almost disappeared by the time the long-awaited Regency started.

He had become fat and his extravagant habits had made him unpopular and, as the years progressed, he became more and more reclusive.

Qazvin geographically connects Tehran, Isfahan, and the Persian Gulf to the Caspian seacoast and Asia Minor, hence its strategic location throughout the ages.

The city today known as Qazvin is thought to have been founded by Shapur II, King of Persia in 250 CE, under the name Shad Shahpur (shad can be read as 'happy'), when he built a fortification there to control regional tensions.