Ernest Augustus , Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg
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||Ernest Augustus , Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg
||Ernest Augustus , Elector of Hanover
||20 Nov 1629
||Herzberg, Hannover, Preußen, Germany
||30 SEP 1658
||Heidelberg, Baden, Germanyto Sophia of Hanover
||23 Jan 1698
||Herrenhausen, Hannover, Preußen, Germany
||House of Hanover
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Ernest Augustus (; ; 20 November 1629 – 23 January 1698) was duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and ruled over the Principality of Calenberg (with its capital Hanover) subdivision of the duchy. He was appointed prince-elector, but died before the appointment became effective. He was also Administrator of the Prince-Bishopric of Osnabrück.
Diana, Princess of Wales was his descendant as well as every reigning British monarch from George I to the current Queen Elizabeth II.
- Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
- Ernst August I Kurfürst von Hannover, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.