|Reign|| 20 January 1936 – |
11 December 1936
|Born|| 23 June 1894|
|Died|| 28 May 1972 (aged 77)|
4 Route du Champ d'Entraînement, Paris
|Burial|| 5 June 1972|
Frogmore, Windsor, Berkshire
|Spouse||Wallis Warfield (m. 1937)|
|Full name||Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David|
|Mother||Mary of Teck|
Edward VIII (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David; 23 June 1894 – 28 May 1972) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire, and Emperor of India, from 20 January 1936 until his abdication on 11 December the same year.
Edward was the eldest son of King George V and Queen Mary. He was created Prince of Wales on his sixteenth birthday, nine weeks after his father succeeded as king. As a young man, he served in the British Army during the First World War and undertook several overseas tours on behalf of his father.