Prince Ernst August of Hanover (born 1954)

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Ernst August
Prince of Hanover
Duke of Brunswick and Lüneburg
Head of the House of Hanover
Tenure9 December 1987 – present
PredecessorErnest Augustus, Hereditary Prince of Brunswick
Heir apparentPrince Ernst August
Born (1954-02-26) 26 February 1954 (age 67)
Hanover, Lower Saxony, West Germany
Spouse
Chantal Hochuli
(m. 1981; div. 1997)

Issue
Detail
Prince Ernst August
Prince Christian
Princess Alexandra
Full name
German: Ernst August Albert Paul Otto Rupprecht Oskar Berthold Friedrich-Ferdinand Christian-Ludwig
HouseHanover
FatherErnest Augustus, Hereditary Prince of Brunswick
MotherPrincess Ortrud of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg

Ernst August, Prince of Hanover (German: Ernst August Albert Paul Otto Rupprecht Oskar Berthold Friedrich-Ferdinand Christian-Ludwig Prinz von Hannover Herzog zu Braunschweig und Lüneburg Königlicher Prinz von Großbritannien und Irland;[1][2][3] born 26 February 1954), is head of the royal House of Hanover. He is the husband of Princess Caroline of Monaco. He is the brother-in-law of Albert II, Prince of Monaco.

References[change | change source]

  1. Opfell, Olga S. (1 June 2001). Royalty Who Wait: The 21 Heads of Formerly Regnant Houses of Europe. McFarland. ISBN 9780786450572 – via Google Books.
  2. Prince's Palace of Monaco. Biography: HRH the Princess of Hanover Archived 22 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine. retrieved 10 August 2011.
  3. de Badts de Cugnac, Chantal. Coutant de Saisseval, Guy. Le Petit Gotha. Nouvelle Imprimerie Laballery, Paris 2002, p. 702 (French) ISBN 2-9507974-3-1