Hanover - Dukes, Counts and Rulers
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Updated 13 June 2009.



Hanover was an electorate from 1692 to 1814. From 1814 it was a kingdom originating from the duchess of Braunschweig-Lüneburg of the Welf dynasty.
The Hanover rulers were kings in England from 1714 to 1837.

From 1866 the kingdom was taken over by Prussia. Abbreviations used:
b = brother of, d = daughter of, m = married to (year), s = son of,
gs = grandson of, ggs = great grandson; † = died; ‡ = buried.

No. Born Ruled King's name and relations
Queen's name and relations
000 - 1665-1680 Johann Frederick of Braunschweig-Lüneburg;
† 16/1 1680;
Duke and Elector of Hanover from 1665;
001 1629 1680-1698 Ernest-August I of Braunschweig-Lüneburg;
b(000); * 23/1 1629;
Duke of Hanover from 1680;
Elector of Hanover from October 1692;

Sophia; * 1630; † 1714;
children:
1.   Sophia Charlotte; * 1668; † 1705; m King Frederick I of Prussia, 1657-1713;
2.   Georg Ludwig = George I of England; * 1660; † 1727;
3.   Ernest, Duke of York;
002 - 1698-1727 Georg Ludwig = Georg I of England;
s(001);
Dukeof Hanover from 1698;
See detail under George I of England;
003 - 1727-1760 Georg II = Georg II of England;
s(002);
Duke of hanover from 1727;
See detail under George II of England;
004 - 1760-1820 Georg III = Georg III of England;
gs(003);
Duke of Hanover from 1760;
King of Hanover from 1814;
See detail under George III of England;
005 - 1820-1830 Georg IV = Georg IV of England;
s(004);
King of Hanover from 1830;
See detail under George IV of England;
006 - 1830-1837 William = William IV of England;
s(004);
See detail under William IV of England;
007 - 1837-1851 Ernest-August;
s(004); * 05/06 1771; † 18/11 1851;
King of Hanover from 1837 as Ernst August I;

Frederica = Princess Friederike Karoline Sophie Alexandrine of Solms-Braunfels;
child :
1.   George V of Hanover (008);
008 - 1851-1866 George V;
s(007);
King from 1851;



Opdateret d. 13.6.2009
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