Category:Georg V of Hannover

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English: George V (Georg Friedrich Alexander Karl Ernst August; 27 May 1819 – 12 June 1878) was the last king of Hannover and a member of the German branch of the House of Hannover. In the peerage of Great Britain, he was Duke of Cumberland. His Royal Highness Prince George of Cumberland was born in Berlin, the only son of Prince Ernst August, Duke of Cumberland, himself fifth son of George III of the United Kingdom, and his wife, Princess Frederica, Duchess of Cumberland. He spent his childhood in Berlin and in Britain, losing the sight of one eye during a childhood illness, and the other in an accident in 1833. His uncle, William IV of the United Kingdom, created him a Knight of the Garter on 15 August 1835.

Marriage[edit]

George married, on 18 February 1843, at Hannover, Her Highness Princess Marie of Saxe-Altenburg, the eldest daughter of en:Joseph, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, by his wife, Duchess Amelia of Württemburg.

Issue[edit]

Name Birth Death Notes
Ernst August, Crown Prince of Hannover 21 September 1845 14 November 1923 Ernst August Wilhelm Adolph Georg Friedrich; born at Hannover, married Princess Thyra of Denmark; had issue
Princess Frederike of Hannover 9 January 1848 16 October 1926 born at Hannover, died at Biarritz; married en:Alfons, Baron von Pawel-Rammingen; had issue
Princess Marie of Hannover 3 December 1849 4 June 1904 Marie Ernestine Josephine Adolphine Henrietta Theresa Elizabeth Alexandrina; born at Hannover, died unmarried at Gmunden

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