Category:Georg V of Hannover

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English: George V (George Frederick Alexander Charles Ernest Augustus; 27 May 1819 – 12 June 1878) was the last king of Hanover and a member of the German branch of the House of Hanover. 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 Ernest Augustus, 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.

MarriageEdit

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

IssueEdit

Name Birth Death Notes
Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover 21 September 1845 14 November 1923 Ernest Augustus William Adolphus George Frederick; born at Hanover, married Princess Thyra of Denmark; had issue
en:Princess Frederica of Hanover 9 January 1848 16 October 1926 born at Hanover, died at Biarritz; married en:Alfons, Baron von Pawel-Rammingen; had issue
Princess Marie of Hanover 3 December 1849 4 June 1904 Marie Ernestine Josephine Adolphine Henrietta Theresa Elizabeth Alexandrina; born at Hanover, died unmarried at Gmunden

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