Ernst August, Duke o Brunswick

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Ernst August
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Duke o Brunswick
Ring1 November 1913 – 8 November 1918
PredecessorWilliam VIII
SuccessorMonarchy abolished
Head of the House of Hanover
Pretence14 November 1923 – 30 January 1953
PredecessorErnest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover
SuccessorErnest Augustus, Hereditary Prince o Brunswick
Born17 November 1887(1887-11-17)
Penzing, Vienna, Austrick-Hungary
Dee'd30 Januar 1953(1953-01-30) (aged 65)
Marienburg Castle, Hanover, Saxony, West Germany
Buirial1 Februar 1953
Berggarten Mausoleum, Hanover, Lower Saxony, West Germany
SpousePrincess Viktoria Luise o Proushie
IssueErnest Augustus, Hereditary Prince o Brunswick
Prince George William
Frederica, Queen o the Hellenes
Prince Christian Oscar
Prince Welf Henry
Full name
Ernst August Christian Georg
HooseHanover
FaitherErnst August, Croun Prince o Hanover
MitherPrincess Thyra o Denmark

Ernst August, Duke o Brunswick wis the pretender tae the Kinrick o Hanover. He uised the teetle Duke o Brunswick. The Duke o Brunswick is also the maternal grandfaither o Queen Sophia o Spain. He mairit a dochter o Wilhelm II, German Emperor.


Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Prince Ernst August o Hanover 18 March 1914 – 9 December 1987) mairit Princess Ortrud o Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg an haed issue. Mairit Coontess Monika zu Solms-Laubach but haed nae issue.
  2. Prince Georg Wilhelm o Hanover (25 Mairch 1915 – 8 Januar 2006) mairit Princess Sophie o Greece an Denmark an haed issue.
  3. Princess Frederica o Hanover (18 Aprile 1917 – 6 Februar 1981) mairit Keeng Paul o the Hellenes an haed issue.
  4. Prince Christian Oscar o Hanover 1 September 1919 – 10 December 1981) mairit Mireille Dutry an haed issue.
  5. Prince Welf Henry o Hanover (11 Mairch 1923 – 12 Julie 1997) mairit Princess Alexandra o Ysenburg an Büdingen but haed nae issue.