von Hanover, Ernst August I König

Male 1771 - 1851  (80 years)


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  • Name von Hanover, Ernst August I König 
    Born 5 Jun 1771  Buckingham Palace St. James London England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Nov 1851 
    Person ID I17616  GrangerMusgrave
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 

    Father Hanover, George III King of Great Britain,   b. 4 Jun 1738, Norfolk House St. James's Square St. James's London England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1820, Windsor Castle Windsor Berkshire England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother von Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Sophie Charlotte Herzogin,   b. 19 May 1744, Mirow Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1818, Kew Palace Kew London England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 8 Sep 1761  St. Jame’s Palace London England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6449  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family von Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Friederike Luise Karoline Sophie Charlotte Alexandrine Herzogin,   b. 2 Mar 1778, Hannover Niedersachsen Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1841, Hannover Niedersachsen Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 29 May 1815  Carlton House Carlton House Terrace St. James's London England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 10:52:12 
    Family ID F11837  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Ernst August I von Hanover
    Ernst August I von Hanover

  • Notes 
    • Ernst August I König von Hannover gained the title of Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg. He was educated at Göttingen University Göttingen Germany.
      He was invested as a Knight Order of the Garter (K.G.) on 2 June 1786.
      He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1790 in the service of the 9th Hanoverian Hussars.
      He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1793.
      He gained the rank of Major-General in February 1794 in the service of the Hanoverian Army.
      He fought in the Battle of Tournay in May 1794 where he was wounded.
      He fought in the Battle of Nimeguen on 10 December 1794 where he was distinguished.
      He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1799.
      He was created 1st Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdale [Great Britain] on 24 April 1799.
      He was created 1st Earl of Armagh [Great Britain] on 24 April 1799.
      He was Colonel of the 15th Light Dragoons between 1801 and 1827.
      He gained the rank of Field Marshal in 1813.
      He was Colonel of the Royal Horse Guards between 1827 and 1830.
      He succeeded to the title of König von Hannover on 20 June 1837.


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