Friederike of Hanover

Friederike Luise Thyra Viktoria Margarete Sophie Olga Cecilie Isabelle Christa, Princess of Hanover, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg

Daughter of Ernst August, Duke of Brunswick, Prince of Hanover etc. (1887-1953) and Viktoria Luise, Princess of Prussia (1892-1980)

Born: Blankenburg, Kingdom of Prussia 18. Apr 1917

Married: Athens 9. Jan 1938 Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece, later King Pavlos I (1901-1964), her first cousin once removed, son of Konstantinos I King of the Hellenes (1868-1923) and his wife, Sophie, Princess of Prussia (1870-1932)


Died: Madrid 6. Feb 1981 from anesthesia poisoning during ophthalmic surgery

Buried: Royal cemetery, Tatoi, Greece

Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Fürsten I, Vol XVII, Starke Verlag 2004; for burial place see Royaltyguide; Marlene A. Eilers ”Queen Victoria’s Descendants”, Rosvall Royal Books 1997