The House of Hanover (German: Haus Hannover), whose members are known as Hanoverians is a German royal house that ruled Hanover, Great Britain, and Ireland at various times during the 17th to 20th centuries.
House of Hanover From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The House of Hanover began in the United Kingdom in 1714 on the death of the last Stuart monarch Anne. It began with George I and ended with Queen Victoria in 1901 in the United Kingdom.
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Since 1953, the head of the House of Hanover and senior male-line descendant of George III of the United Kingdom has taken the title His Royal Highness The Prince of Hanover. This title has been held by the following: Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover (1914–1987) Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover (born 1954)NameBornDiedRoyal lineageCrown Prince George The Prince of Wales later, King George IV176218301st son of George IIIPrince Frederick The Duke of York and Albany176318272nd son of George IIIPrince William The Duke of Clarence and St. Andrews later, King William IV & I176518373rd son of George IIIPrince Edward The Duke of Kent and Strathearn176718204th son of George III
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The Kingdom of Hanover (German: Königreich Hannover) was established in October 1814 by the Congress of Vienna, with the restoration of George III to his Hanoverian territories after the Napoleonic era.
Thus the principality was upgraded to the Electorate of Hanover, colloquially known as the Electorate of Hanover after Calenberg's capital (see also: House of Hanover). Its Electors later become monarchs of Great Britain (and from 1801 of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland).
Formation. Hanover was formed by the union of several dynastic divisions of the Duchy of Brunswick-Lüneburg, with the sole exception of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel.From 1714 to 1837, it was joined in a personal union with the United Kingdom, which terminated upon the accession in Britain of Queen Victoria, as in Hanover, a woman could not rule if there was a male descendant.
Caroline's third and current husband is Prince Ernst August of Hanover, Duke of Brunswick, head of the House of Hanover which lost its throne in 1866. From 1913 to 1918, his family ruled the sovereign Duchy of Brunswick .
Sophia of Hanover (born Princess Sophia of the Palatinate; 14 October 1630 – 8 June 1714) was the Electress of Hanover by marriage to Elector Ernest Augustus, and later the heir presumptive to the thrones of England (later Great Britain) and Ireland under the Act of Settlement 1701.