Early life. Born Her Royal Highness Friederike, Princess of Hanover, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland, and Princess of Brunswick-Lüneburg on 18 April 1917 in Blankenburg am Harz, in the German Duchy of Brunswick, she was the only daughter and third child of Ernest Augustus, then reigning Duke of Brunswick, and his wife Princess Viktoria Luise of Prussia, herself the only daughter of the ...
Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover: 4. George V of Hanover: 9. Duchess Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz: 2. Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover: 10. Joseph, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg: 5. Princess Marie of Saxe-Altenburg: 11. Duchess Amelia of Württemberg: 1. Princess Marie Louise of Hanover: 12. Frederick William, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein ...
Frederica Louise Caroline Sophie Alexandrina of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (German: Friederike Louise Caroline Sophie Alexandrine; 3 March 1778 – 29 June 1841) was a German princess who married successively Prince Louis Charles of Prussia, Prince Frederick William of Solms-Braunfels, and her first-cousin Prince Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (later King of Hanover).
Princess Louise of the United Kingdom: 12. George III of Great Britain and Hanover: 6. Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn: 13. Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz: 3. Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom: 14. Francis Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Saalfeld (= 8) 7. Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Saalfeld: 15.
Louise, Princess Royal and Duchess of Fife VA, CI (Louise Victoria Alexandra Dagmar; 20 February 1867 – 4 January 1931) was the third child and eldest daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom; she was a younger sister of King George V. Louise was given the title of Princess Royal in 1905.
The only son of Bernhard II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen and Princess Marie of Hesse-Kassel, he had led a battalion from Meiningen in support of the Prussians in the First Schleswig War in 1849. After resuming his military career in Berlin, Georg soon became engaged to Charlotte, whose position as a niece of Frederick William IV of Prussia surely recommended her to him.
Early life and family. Alexandra was born on 20 July 1999 in Vöcklabruck, Upper Austria. She was christened on 19 September 1999 by Horst Hirschler, Landesbischof of the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Hanover, in a ceremony at her father's hunting lodge Auerbach, near Grünau im Almtal, Upper Austria.