Hanoverian princess

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This is a list of Hanoverian princesses from the accession of George III to the throne of the Kingdom of Hanover in 1814. Individuals holding the title of princess will usually also be styled "Her Royal Highness" (HRH). 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 eldest daughter of George III, Charlotte, Princess Royal, is not included, as she was married before her father's accession to the throne.

The title Princess of Hanover and the use of the style "Royal Highness" has generally been restricted to the following persons:

  • the legitimate daughters of a Hanoverian Sovereign,
  • the legitimate male line female descendants of a Hanoverian Sovereign

List of Hanoverian princesses since 1814[edit]

Princess of Hanover by the sovereign
Princess of Hanover from birth
(†) – In Letters Patent dated 20 November 1917, King George V restricted the title of Prince to the children of the sovereign, the children of the sovereign's sons, and the eldest living son of the eldest son of the Prince of Wales.
(‡) – By an Order in Council dated 28 March 1919, as authorized by the Titles Deprivation Act 1917, King George V suspended the British peerage titles, princely dignities and honours of those who sided with Germany in World War I.
Kingdom of Hanover – Title in the Kingdom of Hanover
United Kingdom – Title in the United Kingdom
List of Hanoverian Princesses
Name Born Died Royal lineage Notes
Kingdom of Hanover Princess Charlotte
United Kingdom The Princess Royal
later, Queen consort of Württemberg
29 September 1766 5 October 1828 1st daughter of King George III Title held from father's accession to death.
Kingdom of Hanover Princess Augusta Sophia
United Kingdom Princess Augusta Sophia
8 November 1768 22 September 1840 2nd daughter of King George III Title held from father's accession to death.
Kingdom of Hanover Princess Elizabeth
United Kingdom Princess Elizabeth
later, Landgravine of Hesse-Homburg
22 May 1770 10 January 1840 3rd daughter of King George III Title held from father's accession to death.
Kingdom of Hanover Princess Mary
United Kingdom Princess Mary
later, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh
25 April 1776 30 April 1857 4th daughter of King George III Title held from father's accession to death.
Kingdom of Hanover Princess Sophia
United Kingdom Princess Sophia
25 April 1776 30 April 1857 5th daughter of King George III Title held from father's accession to death.
Kingdom of Hanover Princess Amelia
United Kingdom Princess Amelia
7 August 1783 2 November 1810 6th daughter of King George III Title held from father's accession to death.
Kingdom of Hanover Princess Charlotte
United Kingdom Princess Charlotte
later, Princess of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
7 January 1796 6 November 1817 Only daughter of King George IV
& Granddaughter of King George III
Title held from grandfather's accession to death.
Kingdom of Hanover Princess Charlotte
United Kingdom Princess Charlotte
10 December 1821 4 March 1821 Only daughter of King William I
& Granddaughter of King George III
Title held from her birth to death.
Kingdom of Hanover Princess Victoria
United Kingdom Princess Victoria
later Queen of the United Kingdom
24 May 1819 22 January 1901 Only daughter of Prince Edward
& Granddaughter of King George III
Title held from her birth to death.
Kingdom of Hanover Princess Augusta
United Kingdom Princess Augusta
later, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
19 July 1822 5 December 1916 1st daughter of Prince Adolphus
& Granddaughter of King George III
Title held from her birth to death.
Kingdom of Hanover Princess Mary Adelaide
United Kingdom Princess Mary Adelaide
later, Duchess of Teck
27 November 1833 27 October 1897 2nd daughter of Prince Adolphus
& Granddaughter of King George III
Title held from her birth to death.
Kingdom of Hanover Princess Frederica
United Kingdom Princess Frederica
later, Baroness von Pawel-Rammingen
9 January 1848 16 October 1926 1st daughter of King George V
& Gt-granddaughter of King George III
Title held from her birth to death.
Kingdom of Hanover Princess Marie
United Kingdom Princess Marie
2 December 1849 4 June 1904 2nd daughter of King George V
& Gt-Granddaughter of King George III
Title held from her birth to death.
Princess Birth Death Lineage Comments
Princess Marie Louise 1879 1948 Great-great granddaughter of King George III, daughter of Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover Title held from her birth to death. Grand Duchess of Baden 1928–1929.
Princess Alexandra 1882 1963 Great-great granddaughter of King George III, daughter of Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover Title held from her birth to death. Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1904–1945.
Princess Olga 1884 1958 Great-great granddaughter of King George III, daughter of Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover Title held from her birth to death.
Princess Frederica 1917 1981 Great great great granddaughter of George III, daughter of Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick Title held from her birth to death. Queen of the Hellenes 1947–1964.
Princess Marie 1952 Granddaughter of Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick, daughter of Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover (1914–1987) Title held from her birth. Countess of Hochberg 1981–present.
Princess Friederike 1954 Granddaughter of Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick, daughter of Prince George William Title held from her birth.
Princess Olga 1958 Granddaughter of Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick, daughter of Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover (1914–1987) Title held from her birth.
Princess Alexandra 1959 Granddaughter of Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick, daughter of Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover (1914–1987) Title held from her birth. Princess of Leiningen 1991–present.
Princess Caroline-Luise 1965 Granddaughter of Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick, daughter of Prince Christian Oscar Title held from her birth.
Princess Saskia 1970 Great-granddaughter of Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick, daughter of Prince Welf Ernst Title held from her birth.
Princess Mireille 1971 Granddaughter of Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick, daughter of Prince Christian Oscar Title held from her birth.
Princess Vera 1976 Great-randdaughter of Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick, daughter of Prince Georg Title held from her birth.
Princess Nora 1979 Great-granddaughter of Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick, daughter of Prince Georg Title held from her birth.
Princess Alexandra 1999 Granddaughter of Ernest Augustus IV, daughter of Prince Ernst August of Hanover (born 1954) Title held from her birth.
Princess Eugenia 2001 Granddaughter of Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover (1914–1987), daughter of Prince Heinrich Julius Title held from her birth.
Princess Elisabeth 2018 Granddaughter of Prince Ernst August of Hanover (born 1954), daughter of Hereditary Prince Ernst August Title held from her birth.