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Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover (born 1983)

Prince Ernst August
HRH Prince Ernst August (right) and Andor Izsák, Cantor of Hanover, at the Seligmann Foundation for Jewish Music in Hanover, 2013
Born (1983-07-19) 19 July 1983
Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, Germany
Full name
Ernest Augustus Andrew Philip Constantine Maximilian Rolf Stephen Louis Rudolph
German: Ernst August Andreas Philipp Constantin Maximilian Rolf Stephan Ludwig Rudolph
House House of Hanover
Father Ernst August V
Mother Chantal Hochuli

Prince Ernst August of Hanover, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (legal name in Germany: Ernst August Prinz von Hannover Herzog zu Braunschweig und Lüneburg Königlicher Prinz von Großbritannien und Irland[1][2] christened as Ernst August Andreas Philipp Constantin Maximilian Rolf Stephan Ludwig Rudolph; born 19 July 1983) is the elder son and heir apparent of Prince Ernst August of Hanover (pretender of the House of Hanover and the House of Welf) and his former wife Chantal Hochuli.[3]

Contents

  • Life 1
  • Titles, styles, and honours 2
    • Titles and styles 2.1
    • Honours 2.2
  • Ancestry 3
  • External links 4
  • References 5

Life

Ernst August was born in Queen Victoria. He is in the line of succession to the British throne.

Ernst August was christened on 15 October 1983 at Marienburg Castle. 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. He studied in New York and lives in London, working in the banking business.[4]

In 2004, his father signed over to him the German property of the Royal House of Hanover, including

Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover (born 1983)
Cadet branch of the House of Welf
Born: 19 July 1983
Hanoverian royalty
First
Line of succession to the Hanoverian throne
1st position
Succeeded by
Prince Christian of Hanover
Preceded by
Prince Franz Friedrich of Prussia
Line of succession to the British throne
descended from Victoria, Princess Royal, daughter of Queen Victoria
  1. ^ In Germany, royal and noble titles were abolished in 1919, thereafter being legally borne as surnames.
  2. ^ Ernst August im HAZ-Interview In der Prinzenrolle - "Unter Nachname steht im Pass „Prinz von Hannover Herzog zu Braunschweig und Lüneburg Königlicher Prinz von Großbritannien und Irland“."]
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ The Hannover Brothers
  5. ^ For example: New tourism website marks 300th Anniversary of Hanoverian accession to the thrones of Britain and Ireland
  6. ^ http://i52.tinypic.com/2m2gncg.jpg

References

  • Official site of the House of Welf (in German)

External links

Ancestry

Honours

  • 19 July 1983 – 9 December 1987: His Royal Highness Prince Ernst August of Hanover, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
  • 9 December 1987 – present: His Royal Highness The Hereditary Prince of Hanover, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg

Titles and styles

Titles, styles, and honours

, Austria, after its dethronement in the Kingdom of Hanover in 1866. Gmunden since it went into exile at House of Hanover. The prince is also managing the Austrian property owned by the Duchy of Brunswick and the Kingdom of Hanover, large parts of which once formed the Lower Saxony in the State of [5]

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