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Revisiting the Death and Autopsy of King George IIFunding None.
It is commonly accepted that King George II died of an acute aortic dissection. The origin of this association derives from retelling of the official autopsy performed by Dr. Frank Nicholls. While there is no doubt that King George II did have a Stanford Type A dissection, critical descriptions in the report point to a more likely cause of death.
Received: 06 August 2020
Accepted: 25 February 2021
Article published online:
08 December 2021
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