Ernst August, Hereditary Prince of Hanover Biography and Replies

Born Ernst Augustus Andrew Philip Constantine Maximilian Ralph Stephen Louis Rudolph on 19th July 1983 in Hildesheim, Lower Saxony to Their Royal Highnesses The Hereditary Prince and Hereditary Princess of Hanover. He is the couples eldest child.

He was christened on 15 October 1983 at Marienburg Castle. His godparents are Prince Andreas of LeiningenPhilipp-Ernst, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe, Felipe VI, King of Spain, Constantine II, KIng of Greece, Maximilian, Margrave of Baden, Rolf Sachs, Stephan von Watzdorf, Prince Ludwig Rudolph of Hanover, and Princess Welf Henry of Hanover.

He is the Heir Apparent to The House of Hanover and Titular King of Hanover.


Ernst August, The Prince of Hanover

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He attended Malvern College, in Malvern, Worcestershire, England.

He studied history and national economy in New York City.


He became engaged to Ekaterina Malysheva In the summer of 2016.


The couple married civilly on 6th July 2017 in Hanover’s New Town Hall and was conducted by the mayor of Hanover, Stefan Schostok. The Religious Wedding took place on 8th July 2017 in the Hanover Market Church at which the former Landesbischof of the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Hanover, Horst Hirschler, presided. The couple have two children.


Princess Elisabeth of Hanover (Elisabeth Tatiana Maximiliana Iacobella Faiza) born 22nd February 2018 at Diakovere Henriettenstift in Hanover.

Prince Welf August of Hanover (Welf August Yohannes Ferdinand Karl Wilhelm Anthony Julio Mario) born on 14th March 2019 at Diakovere Henriettenstift in Hanover.

Princess Eleanora of Hanover (Eleanora Dina Daniela Alexandra) on 26th July 2021 in Hanover.


19th July 1983 – 9th December 1987; His Royal HIghness Prince Ernst August of Hanover.

9th December 1987 – Present; His Royal HIghness Ernst August, The Hereditary Prince of Hanover.

LIne of Succession

Ernst August, Prince of Hanover

  1. Ernst August, The Hereditary Prince of Hanover
  2. Prince Welf August of Hanover
  3. Prince Christian of Hanover


Christmas (2019)

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