Prince Heinrich Julius of Hanover

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Prince Heinrich Julius
Prince Heinrich Julius of Hanover
Spouse Thyra von Westernhagen
Issue
Prince Albert
Princess Eugenia
Prince Julius
Full name
Henry Julius Christian Otto Frederick Francis Anthony Gunther
German: Heinrich Julius Christian Otto Friedrich Franz Anton Günter
House House of Hanover
Father Ernest Augustus IV, Prince of Hanover
Mother Princess Ortrud of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
Born (1961-04-29) 29 April 1961 (age 52)
Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany
Hanoverian Royal Family
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Prince Heinrich Julius Christian Otto Friedrich Franz Anton Günter of Hanover (German: Heinrich Julius Christian Otto Friedrich Franz Anton Günter, Prinz von Hannover, Prinz von Großbritannien und Irland, Herzog zu Braunschweig-Lüneburg), Prince of Great Britain and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (born 29 April 1961 in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany) is a historian and publisher in Göttingen with publishing firm MatrixMedia.

Life[edit]

Parents[edit]

Heinrich Julius is the youngest child of Ernest Augustus IV, Prince of Hanover (1914–1987) and his first wife Princess Ortrud of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1925–1980).

Relationships and children[edit]

Prince Heinrich Julius of Hanover was in a relationship with cabaret artist Désirée Nick (born 30 September 1960 in Berlin). Their brief union produced his first son:

  • Oskar Heinrich Julius Ferdinand Nick Hanover (born 29 September 1996 in Berlin).

On 30 April 1999, Heinrich Julius married Thyra Sixtina Donata von Westernhagen (born 14 August 1973 in Oldenburg) in Teistungen, Thuringia. Their issue include:

  • HRH Prince Albert Thilo Ludwig Arndt of Hanover (born 14 December 1999 in Göttingen)
  • HRH Princess Eugenia Friederike of Hanover (born 19 July 2001 in Göttingen)
  • HRH Prince Julius Eduard Emanuel of Hanover (born 22 February 2006 in Göttingen)

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 29 April 1961 – present: His Royal Highness Prince Heinrich Julius of Hanover, Prince of Great Britain and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg

Literary works[edit]

Heinrich Julius has authored the following books under the name Heinrich von Hannover:

Ancestry[edit]

External links[edit]


Prince Heinrich Julius of Hanover
Cadet branch of the House of Welf
Born: 29 April 1961
Hanoverian royalty
Preceded by
Prince Otto Heinrich of Hanover
Line of succession to the Hanoverian throne
4th position
Succeeded by
Prince Albert of Hanover
Preceded by
Princess Alexandra of Hanover
Line of succession to the British throne
descended from Victoria, Princess Royal, daughter of Queen Victoria