Prince Christian of Hanover


Prince Christian of Hanover

Infobox Hanoverian Royalty|royal
name = Prince Christian
title = Prince Christian of Hanover


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royal house = House of Hanover
full name = Christian Henry Clement Paul Frank Peter Welf William Ernest Frederick Francis
" _de. Christian Heinrich Clemens Paul Frank Peter Welf Wilhelm-Ernst Friedrich Franz"
titles = "HRH" Prince Christian of Hanover
father = Ernst August V, Prince of Hanover
mother = Chantal Hochuli
date of birth = Birth date and age|1985|6|1|df=yes
place of birth = flagicon|Germany Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, Germany
date of christening = 14 July 1985
place of christening = Schloss Marienburg
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Prince Christian of Hanover ("Christian Heinrich Clemens Paul Frank Peter Welf Wilhelm-Ernst Friedrich Franz"), Prince of Great Britain and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg; German: "Christian Prinz von Hannover, Prinz von Großbritannien und Irland, Herzog zu Braunschweig-Lüneburg") was born on 1 June 1985 in Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, West Germany. Christian is the second eldest son of Ernest Augustus V, Prince of Hanover and Chantal Hochuli. Christian is a great-great-great-great-great grandson of George III of the United Kingdom.

Christian has an older brother Ernst August and a half sister Alexandra. He is in the line of succession to the British throne and second in line to the titular throne of Hanover.

Early life

Christian was christened on 14 July 1985 at Schloss Marienburg. The prince's godparents are Prince Heinrich Julius of Hanover, Prince Clemens of Croÿ, Paul Schenker, Frank Hochuli, Count Peter Seilern, Prince Welf Henry of Hanover, Baron Wilhelm Ernst von Cramm, and Friedrich Franz, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles and styles

*1 June 1985 – present: "His Royal Highness" Prince Christian of Hanover, Prince of Great Britain and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg

Ancestry

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1=1. Prince Christian 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

External links

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


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