This is a list of Hanoverian princes from the accession of George III to the throne of the Kingdom of Hanover in 1814. Individuals holding the title of prince will usually also be styled "His Royal Highness" (HRH). The wife of a Hanoverian prince will usually take the title and style of her husband. Despite Hanover's annexation by Prussia in 1866, male-line descendants of George III continue to style themselves as a prince or princess of Hanover.
- the legitimate sons of a Hanoverian Sovereign,
- the legitimate male line descendants of a Hanoverian Sovereign
Since 1953, the head of the House of Hanover and senior male-line descendant of George III of the United Kingdom has taken the title His Royal Highness The Prince of Hanover. This title has been held by the following:
- Ernst August IV, Prince of Hanover
- Ernst August V, Prince of Hanover
Other articles related to "hanoverian prince, prince":
... father's ascension to death George, Duke of Cambridge 26 March 17 ... March 1904 Son of Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge ... Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover 21 September 14 ... November 1923 Son of George V ... Title held from birth to death Prince George William 28 October 20 ... May 1912 Son of Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover ...
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