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Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick







Reign

Duke of Brunswick
November 1, 1913 - November 8, 1918  (5 years) (25-30)
Preceded by William, Duke of Brunswick
Duchy abolished on November 8, 1918


Life Data

Full Name Ernest Augustus Christian George
House Hanover
Born November 17, 1887
Birthplace Vienna, Austria
Died January 30, 1953  (65 years)
Deathplace Hanover, Germany


Parents

Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover
Born September 21, 1845
Father George V, King of Hanover  (1819-78) (59 years)
Mother Marie, Princess of Saxe-Altenburg  (1818-1907) (89 years)
Marriage 1878-1923  (45 years, died)
Died November 21, 1923  (78 years)


Thyra, Princess of Denmark
Born September 29, 1853
Father Christian IX, King of Denmark  (1818-1906) (88 years)
Mother Louise, Princess of Hesse-Kassel  (1817-98) (81 years)
Children 6
Died February 26, 1933  (79 years)


Siblings

1. Marie Louise, Margravine of Baden  (1879-1948) (69 years)
2. George William, Prince of Hanover  (1880-1912) (32 years)
3. Alexandra, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin  (1882-1963) (81 years)
4. Olga, Princess of Hanover  (1884-1958) (74 years)
5. Christian, Prince of Hanover  (1885-1901) (16 years)


Marriages

1. Victoria Louise, Princess of Prussia
Born September 13, 1892
Father Wilhelm II, Emperor of Germany  (1859-1941) (82 years)
Mother Augusta Victoria, Princess of Schleswig-Holstein  (1858-1921) (63 years)
Marriage May 24, 1913 - January 30, 1953  (39 years, died)
Died December 11, 1980  (88 years)


Child 1: Ernest Augustus, Hereditary Prince of Brunswick

Born March 18, 1914 Died

December 9, 1987

(73 years)


Marriages
First Wife Ortrud, Princess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg  (1925-80) (55 years)
First Marriage August 31, 1951 - February 6, 1980  (28 years, widowed)
Second Wife Monika, Countess of Solms-Laubach  (1929-2015) (86 years)
Second Marriage 1981 - December 9, 1987  (5-6 years, died)


Children
1. Marie, Princess of Hanover  (1952-) (67 years)
2. Ernst August, Prince of Hanover  (1954-) (65 years)
3. Ludwig Rudolph, Prince of Hanover  (1955-88) (33 years)
4. Olga, Princess of Hanover  (1958-) (61 years)
5. Alexandra, Princess of Hanover  (1959-) (60 years)
6. Heinrich, Prince of Hanover  (1961-) (58 years)


Child 2: George William, Prince of Hanover

Born March 25, 1915 Died

January 8, 2006

(90 years)


Marriages
Wife Sophie, Princess of Greece and Denmark  (1914-2001) (87 years)
Marriage April 23, 1946 - November 24, 2001  (55 years, widowed)


Children
1. Welf Ernst, Prince of Hanover  (1947-81) (34 years)
2. Georg, Prince of Hanover  (1949-) (70 years)
3. Friederike, Princess of Hanover  (1954-) (65 years)


Child 3: Frederica, Princess of Hanover

Born April 18, 1917 Died

February 6, 1981

(63 years)


Marriages
Husband Paul, King of Greece  (1901-64) (63 years)
Marriage January 9, 1938 - March 6, 1964  (26 years, widowed)


Children
1. Sofía, Princess of Greece and Denmark  (1938-) (81 years)
2. Constantine II, King of Greece  (1940-) (79 years)
3. Irene, Princess of Greece and Denmark  (1942-) (77 years)


Child 4: Christian Oscar, Prince of Hanover

Born September 1, 1919 Died

December 10, 1981

(62 years)


Marriages
Wife Mireille Dutry  (1946-) (73 years)
Marriage November 23, 1963 - 1976  (12-13 years, divorced)


Children
1. Caroline-Luise, Princess of Hanover  (1965-) (54 years)
2. Mireille, Princess of Hanover  (1971-) (48 years)


Child 5: Welf Henry, Prince of Hanover

Born March 11, 1923 Died

July 12, 1997

(74 years)


Marriages
Wife Alexandra, Princess of Ysenburg and Büdingen  (1937-2015) (78 years)
Marriage September 20, 1960 - July 12, 1997  (36 years, died)
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