List of members of the House of Hanover

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This is a list of members of the House of Hanover. It includes only those who were members of the male-line descent from its founder, George, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and consequently bore his "surname", Hanover.

The list may be incomplete. Some of the members listed here, particularly the ones marked with a PROBABLY, may have had other issue not listed anywhere.

George, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, 1582 - 1641, had 4 sons;

1. Christian Louis, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, 1622 - 1665, died without issue
2. George William, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, 1624 - 1705, died without male issue
3. John Frederick, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, 1625 - 1679, died without male issue
4. Ernest Augustus, Elector of Hanover, 1629 - 1698, had 6 sons;
A. George I of Great Britain, 1660 - 1727, had 1 son;
I. George II of Great Britain, 1683 - 1760, had 3 sons;
a. Frederick, Prince of Wales, 1707 - 1751, had 5 sons;
i. George III of the United Kingdom, 1738 - 1820, had 9 sons;
1. George IV of the United Kingdom, 1762 - 1830, died without male issue
2. Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, 1763 - 1827, died without issue
3. William IV of the United Kingdom, 1765 - 1837, died without issue
4. Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, 1767 - 1820, died without male issue
5. Ernest Augustus I of Hanover, 1771 - 1851, had 1 son;
A. George V of Hanover, 1819 - 1878, had 1 son;
I. Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover, 1845 - 1923, had 3 sons;
a. Prince Georg Wilhelm of Hanover and Cumberland, 1880 - 1912, died without issue
b. Prince Christian of Hanover and Cumberland, 1885 - 1901, died without issue
c. Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick, 1887 - 1953, had 4 sons;
i. Ernest Augustus IV, Prince of Hanover, 1914 - 1987, had 3 sons;
1. Ernst August V, Prince of Hanover, b. 1954, has 2 sons;
A. Ernst August, Hereditary Prince of Hanover, b. 1983
B. Prince Christian of Hanover, b. 1985
2. Prince Ludwig Rudolph of Hanover, 1955 - 1988, had 1 son;
A. Prince Otto Heinrich of Hanover, b. 1988
3. Prince Heinrich Julius of Hanover, b. 1961, has 3 sons;
(A)1. Oscar Heinrich Julius Ferdinand Nick Hannover b.1996(illigetimate son ofPr. Heinrich Julius and Désiree Nick)
A. Prince Albert of Hanover, b. 1999
B. Prince Julius of Hanover, b. 2006
ii. Prince George William of Hanover, 1915 - 2006, had 2 sons;
1. Prince Welf Ernst of Hanover, 1947 - 1981, died without male issue
2. Prince George of Hanover, b. 1949, died without male issue
iii. Prince Christian Oscar of Hanover, 1919 - 1981, died without male issue
iv. Prince Welf Henry of Hanover, 1923 - 1997, died without issue
6. Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, 1773 - 1843, died without legitimate issue
7. Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, 1774 - 1850, had 1 son;
A. Prince George, Duke of Cambridge, 1819 - 1904, died without legitimate issue
8. Prince Octavius of Great Britain, 1779 - 1783, died in infancy
9. Prince Alfred of Great Britain, 1780 - 1783, died in infancy
ii. Prince Edward, Duke of York and Albany, 1739 - 1767, died without issue
iii. Prince William Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, 1743 - 1805, had 1 son;
1. Prince William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, 1776 - 1834, died without issue
iv. Prince Henry, Duke of Cumberland and Strathearn, 1745 - 1790, died without issue
v. Prince Frederick of Great Britain, 1750 - 1765, died without issue
b. Prince George William of Great Britain, 1717 - 1718, died in infancy
c. Prince William, Duke of Cumberland, 1721 - 1765, died without issue
B. Frederick Augustus, 1661 - 1690, died without issue
C. Maximilian Wilhelm, 1666 - 1726, PROBABLY died without issue
D. Karl Philipp, 1669 - 1690, died without issue
E. Christian Henry, 1671 - 1703, died without issue
F. Ernest Augustus, Duke of York and Albany, 1674 - 1728, PROBABLY died without issue