English people! And foreigners! How much do you really know about the most important George of all time (apart from Mr Michael, obvs)?
We've unearthed 10 fun* facts about the patron saint of England. Take a look below and impress all your friends when you're inevitably down the pub tonight!
St George is the patron saint of drinking. Here is an early photograph of him on an outing to a pub. (Don't drink and ride, George!)
On 23rd April, English people often make pilgrimages in celebration of St George. These can go on for miles, and are sometimes known as 'pub crawls'.
If the weather is nice on April 23rd, English people traditionally celebrate St George's Day by opening their windows and looking out of them.
Direct descendants of St George can be spotted by their tell-tale features: wide foreheads, deep-set eyes, pale skin and a huge red cross over their face.
St George was a notorious ladies man. His female followers (pictured here) were known as Georgettes and would often travel across countries just to catch a glimpse of 'Gorgeous George'!
While St George was a Christian, his horse was a Buddhist.
When he was Prime Minister, Gordon Brown celebrated St George's Day with a Downing Street garden party - where guests would enjoy cucumber sandwiches, St George flag fairy cakes and endless games of 'Pin The Tail On The Dragon That Looks A Bit Like Tony Blair'.
St George was incredibly tall.
The St George's Day Trophy is awarded each year to the Englishman who has drunk the most beer on 23rd April. The current record stands at 537 pints.
St George is the patron saint of Georgia, England, Egypt, Bulgaria, Aragon, Catalonia, Romania, Ethiopia, Greece, India, Iraq, Israel, Lithuania, Portugal, Serbia, Ukraine, Russia and Wales.