Genealogy of the Royal Family of Hanover1

HRH Prince Georg Wilhelm and his descendants


HRH Georg Wilhelm Ernst August Friedrich Axel Prince of Hanover, Duke of Brunswick and Lüneburg, Prince of Great Britain and Ireland
* Brunswick, March 25th, 1915

Married:

(civil) Salem Castle, April 23rd and (religious) Salem Castle, April 24th, 1946:
HRH
Sofia Princess of Greece and Denmark
* Mon Repos, Corfu, June 26th, 1914
† Neuhaus near Schliersee, Bavaria, November 24th, 2001

Children from this marriage:

  1. HRH Welf Ernst August Andreas Philipp Georg Wilhelm Ludwig Berthold Prince of Hanover, Duke of Brunswick and Lüneburg, Prince of Great Britain and Ireland
  2. HRH Georg Paul Christian Prince of Hanover, Duke of Brunswick and Lüneburg, Prince of Great Britain and Ireland
    * Salem Castle, December 9th, 1949

    Married:

    (morganatic) (civil) Schliersee, August 20th and (religious) Rottach am Tegernsee, September 15th, 1973:
    Victoria Ann Bee
    * New York City, New York, March 6th, 1951

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Vera Alice Prinzessin von Hannover
      * Munich, November 5th, 1976
    2. Nora Sophie Prinzessin von Hannover
      * Munich, January 15th, 1978
  3. HRH Friederike Elisabeth Victoria Luise Alice Olga Theodora Helene Princess of Hanover, Duchess of Brunswick and Lüneburg, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland
    * Salem, October 15th, 1954

    Married:

    Vancouver, August 17th, 1979:
    Jerry William Cyr
    * Port Alberni, British Columbia, January 16th, 1951

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Julia Emma Cyr
      * St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, September 17th, 1982
    2. Jean-Paul Welf Cyr
      * Grace Hospital (today: Women's Hospital), Vancouver, British Columbia, March 6th, 1985

HRH Welf Ernst August Andreas Philipp Georg Wilhelm Ludwig Berthold Prince of Hanover, Duke of Brunswick and Lüneburg, Prince of Great Britain and Ireland
* Marienburg Castle, Nordstemmen near Hanover, January 25th, 1947
† (accident) Poona, January 10th, 1981

Married:

(morganatic) (civil) Munich, May 23rd and (religious) Essen-Bredeney, May 25th, 1969:
Wibke van Gunsteren
* Lübeck, November 26th, 1948
(Separated: 1979)

Child from this marriage:

  1. Tanja Saskia Viktoria-Luise Prinzessin von Hannover
    * Duisburg, July 24th, 1970

    Married:

    (civil) London, July 5th and (private blessing) Queen's Chapel, Savoy Hotel, London, July 6th, 1990:
    Michael Alexander Naylor-Leyland
    * Welbeck Street Nursing Home, 27 Welbeck Street, Mary-le-Bone, London, July 14th, 1956

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Jake John Naylor-Leyland
      * Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, September 22nd, 1993
    2. Gabriel George Naylor-Leyland
      * Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, March 26th, 1996

Footnotes:

  1. Source: Queen Victoria's Descendants by Marlene A. Eilers. With special thanks to Hein Bruins and Netty Leistra.

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Last updated: October 22nd, 2001.

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