Prince Heinrich of Hanover

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Prince Heinrich
Prince Heinrich with King George I's flag.jpg
Prince Heinrich with an imitated flag of King George I of Great Britain
Born (1961-04-29) 29 April 1961 (age 54)
Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany
Spouse Thyra von Westernhagen (m. 1999)
Issue Oskar Hanover
Prince Albert
Princess Eugenia
Prince Julius
Full name
Heinrich Julius Christian Otto Friedrich Franz Anton Günter
House House of Hanover
Father Ernest Augustus, Hereditary Prince of Brunswick
Mother Princess Ortrud of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg

Prince Heinrich of Hanover (Heinrich Julius Christian Otto Friedrich Franz Anton Günter; born 29 April 1961) is a historian and publisher in Göttingen with publishing firm MatrixMedia.

Early life[edit]

Heinrich is the youngest child of Ernest Augustus, Hereditary Prince of Brunswick, and his first wife Princess Ortrud of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg.[1] He was born is Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany. His father was born a British prince, but as a child lost the title due to the Titles Deprivation Act (1917).

Personal life[edit]

Prince Heinrich Julius of Hanover was in a relationship with cabaret artist Désirée Nick (born 30 September 1960 in Berlin). They have a son, Oscar Nick (born 29 September 1996 in Berlin).

On 30 April 1999, Heinrich Julius married Thyra Sixtina Donata von Westernhagen (born 14 August 1973). Their children are Prince Albert (born 14 December 1999), Princess Eugenia (born 19 July 2001), and Prince Julius (born 22 February 2006).

Literary works[edit]

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


External links[edit]

Prince Heinrich 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 Queen Victoria's daughter Victoria


  1. ^ Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Fürstliche Häuser XVIII. "Haus Hannover". C.A. Starke Verlag, 2007, pp. 23, 26–27. ISBN 978-3-7980-0841-0.