Herrenhausen

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Herrenhausen Castle, Hanover, c. 1895
The reconstructed castle in 2013

Herrenhausen is an area of the German city Hanover which is most notable for the baroque Herrenhausen Gardens.

Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg died in Herrenhausen Castle and his grandson King George II of Great Britain was born there. During the Second World War the castle was completely destroyed in a British bombing on October 18, 1943.

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Coordinates: 52°24′14″N 9°41′08″E / 52.40389°N 9.68556°E / 52.40389; 9.68556