Georg Wilhelm of Hanover

Georg Wilhelm Ernst August Friedrich Axel, Prince of Hanover, Prince of Great Britain and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg

Named for his paternal uncle, Prince Georg Wilhelm of Hanover, who had died in a car accident in 1912.

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

Born: Brunswick 25. Mar 1915

Baptised: Brunswick 10. May 1915

Godparents: The Queen of Spain (née Marie Christine, Archduchess of Austria); Prince Axel of Denmark; Princess Olga of Hanover (paternal aunt)

Married: Salem, Baden (civ.) 23. Apr (rel.) 24. Apr 1946 Sophia, Princess of Greece and Denmark (1914-2001), daughter of Andreas, Prince of Greece and Denmark (1882-1944) and Alice, Prinzessin von Battenberg (1885-1969)


Died: Munich 8. Jan 2006

Buried: Schliersee, Bavaria

Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Fürsten I, Vol XVIII, Starke Verlag 2007 ; for burial place see Royaltyguide