Prince Georg of Hanover

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Prince Georg
Prince Georg of Hanover
Spouse Victoria Anne Bee
Issue Princess Vera, Mrs. Manuel Dmoch
Princess Nora, Mrs. Christian Falk
Full name
George Paul Christian
German: Georg Paul Christian
House House of Hanover
Father Prince George William of Hanover
Mother Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark
Born (1949-12-09) 9 December 1949 (age 64)
Salem, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Hanoverian Royal Family
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Prince Georg of Hanover[1][2][3][4] (Georg Paul Christian Prinz von Hannover),[5] Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (born 9 December 1949 at Schloss Salem in Salem, Baden-Württemberg, Germany). Georg is the second eldest son of Prince George William of Hanover and his wife Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark, an elder sister of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Georg is a male-line descendant of George III of the United Kingdom and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and a descendant of Albert, Prince Consort and Victoria of the United Kingdom through their daughters Victoria, Princess Royal and Princess Alice of the United Kingdom. He is a first cousin of Charles, Prince of Wales and nephew of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.

Marriage and issue[edit]

Georg married Victoria Anne Bee (born 6 March 1951 in New York City),[5] daughter of Robert Bee and Countess Eleonore Fugger von Babenhausen, on 15 September 1973 at Rottach-am-Tegernsee, Bavaria, Germany (Countess Eleonore married, secondly, Prince Burchard of Prussia in 1961, Georg's first cousin).[4] Georg and Victoria have two daughters:

  • Vera Alice Prinzessin von Hannover, born 5 November 1976 in Munich.[4][5] Vera married her longtime friend Manuel Dmoch (born 20 May 1977[5]) on 12 August 2006 civilly at the Rathaus in Aschau im Chiemgau, Bavaria, Germany and religiously at Steinling Chapel in Kampenwand, Germany.[6] Manuel and Vera have two children:
    • Celina Sophie Dmoch, born 24 June 2007[5]
    • Elena Luisa Dmoch, born 12 September 2009[5]
  • Nora Sophie Prinzessin von Hannover, born 15 January 1979,[4] who married Christian Falk.[5]
    • Konstantin Georg Erik Falk, born 18 December 2007[5]
    • Leopold Welf Christian Falk, born 5 September 2009[5]

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

"These are traditional, rather than legal, styles and titles sometimes used by courtesy," this phrase inserted per MOS/Biographies agreement.

  • 9 December 1949 – present: His Royal Highness Prince Georg of Hanover[2][3][4]

Ancestry[4][edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ In 1919 royalty and nobility were mandated to lose their privileges in Germany, hereditary titles were to be legally borne thereafter only as part of the surname, according to Article 109 of the Weimar Constitution. Styles such as majesty and highness were not retained.
  2. ^ a b Montgomery-Massinberd, Hugh (1972). Burke's Guide to the Royal Family. London: Burke's Peerage, Ltd. p. 290. ISBN 0-220-66222-3. 
  3. ^ a b Eilers, Marlene. Queen Victoria's Descendants. Rosvall Royal Books, Falkoping, Sweden, 1997. p. 129. ISBN 91-630-5964-9
  4. ^ a b c d e f de Badts de Cugnac, Chantal. Coutant de Saisseval, Guy. Le Petit Gotha. Nouvelle Imprimerie Laballery, Paris 2002, pp. 60-62, 71. (French) ISBN 2-9507974-3-1
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i Paul Theroff. "HANNOVER". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 7 August 2008. 
  6. ^ Netty Nynke Leistra (13 July 2008). "GENEALOGICAL NEWS 2006". l/ Netty's Royalty Page. Retrieved 7 August 2008. 
Prince Georg of Hanover
Cadet branch of the House of Welf
Born: 9 December 1949
Hanoverian royalty
Preceded by
Prince Julius of Hanover
Line of succession to the Hanoverian throne
7th position
Succeeded by
last in line
Lines of Succession
Preceded by
Louis Hooper
Line of succession to the British throne
descended from Victoria, Princess Royal, daughter of Queen Victoria
Succeeded by
Princess Vera, Mrs. Dmoch