Prince Ernst August of Hanover


Prince Ernst August of Hanover

Infobox Hanoverian Royalty|highness
name = Prince Ernst August
title = Hereditary Prince of Hanover (pretender)


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royal house = House of Hanover
full name = Ernest Augustus Andrew Philip Constantine Maximilian Rolf Stephen Louis Rudolph
" _de. Ernst August Andreas Philipp Constantin Maximilian Rolf Stephan Ludwig Rudolph"
titles = "HRH" The Hereditary Prince of Hanover (pretender)
"HRH" Prince Ernst August of Hanover"
father = Ernst August V, Prince of Hanover
mother = Chantal Hochuli
date of birth = Birth date and age|1983|7|19|df=yes
place of birth = flagicon|Germany Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, Germany
date of christening = 15 October 1983
place of christening = Schloss Marienburg
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Prince Ernst August of Hanover, Prince of Great Britain and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (christened as "Ernst August Andreas Philipp Constantin Maximilian Rolf Stephan Ludwig Rudolph") (born on 19 July 1983 in Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, West Germany) is the eldest son and heir apparent of Ernst August V, Prince of Hanover (pretender) and his former wife Chantal Hochuli. [Opfell, Olga S. "H.R.H. Ernst August, Prince of Hanover Duke of Brunswick and Luneburg Royal House of Hanover (House of Guelph)," Royalty Who Waits: The 21 Heads of Formerly Regnant Houses of Europe. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2001. 42-50.] Ernst August has a younger brother Christian and a half-sister Alexandra. As a descendant of Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia, Ernst August is in the line of succession to the British throne.

Early life

Ernst August was christened on 15 October 1983 at Schloss Marienburg. The prince's godparents are Prince Andreas of Leiningen, Philipp-Ernst, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe, Felipe, Prince of Asturias, Constantine II of Greece, Maximilian, Margrave of Baden, Rolf Sachs, Stephan von Watzdorf, Prince Ludwig Rudolph of Hanover, and Princess Welf Henry of Hanover.

Ernst August attended Malvern College.

Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles and styles

*19 July 19839 December 1987: "His Royal Highness" Prince Ernst August of Hanover, Prince of Great Britain and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
*9 December 1987 - present: "His Royal Highness" The Hereditary Prince of Hanover, Prince of Great Britain and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg

Ancestry

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1=1. Ernst August, Hereditary Prince of Hanover
2=2. Ernst August V, Prince of Hanover
3=3. Chantal Hochuli
4=4. Ernest Augustus IV, Prince of Hanover
5=5. Princess Ortrud of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
6=6. Johann Gustav Hochuli
7=7. Rosmarie Lembeck
8=8. Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick
9=9. Princess Viktoria Luise of Prussia
10=10. Prince Albrecht of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
11=11. Princess Hertha of Ysenburg and Büdingen
16=16. Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover
17=17. Princess Thyra of Denmark
18=18. William II, German Emperor
19=19. Augusta Viktoria of Schleswig-Holstein
20=20. Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
21=21. Princess Adelheid of Schaumburg-Lippe
22=22. Bruno, Prince of Ysenburg and Büdingen
23=23. Countess Bertha of Castell-Rüdenhausen

References

External links

* [http://www.welfen.de/ Official site of the House of Welf (in German)]


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