Category:Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover

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Crown Prince Ernst August II of Hanover, 3rd Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdale, (Ernest Augustus William Adolphus George Frederick; 21 September 1845–14 November 1923), was the eldest child and only son of George V of Hanover and his wife, Marie of Saxe-Altenburg. Ernst August had the misfortune of being deprived of the thrones of Hanover upon its annexation by Prussia in 1866 and later the Duchy of Brunswick in 1884. Although he was the senior male-line great grandson of George III of the United Kingdom, the Duke of Cumberland was deprived of his British peerages and honours for having sided with Germany in World War I. On 22 December 1878, he married Princess Thyra of Denmark at Copenhagen.

The Duke and Duchess of Cumberland had six children.

Name Birth Death Notes
Princess Marie Louise of Hanover and Cumberland 11 October 1879 31 January 1948 married Prince Maximilian of Baden (10 July 1867-6 November 1929); had issue
Prince Georg Wilhelm of Hanover and Cumberland 28 October 1880 20 May 1912
Princess Alexandra of Hanover and Cumberland 29 September 1882 30 August 1963 married Friedrich Franz IV, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (9 April 1882-17 November 1945)
Princess Olga of Hanover and Cumberland 11 July 1884 21 September 1958
Prince Christian of Hanover and Cumberland 4 July 1885 3 September 1901
Prince Ernst August (III) of Hanover and Cumberland 17 November 1887 30 January 1953 married Princess Viktoria Luise of Prussia (13 September 1892-11 December 1980)