Person:Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1)

Ernest Augustus _____, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Facts and Events
Name Ernest Augustus _____, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Alt Name Ernest Augustus _____, Elector of Hanover
Gender Male
Birth? 20 Nov 1629 Herzberg, Hannover, Preußen, GermanyHouse of Hanover
Marriage Cohabitation?
to Clara Elisabeth von Meysenburg
Marriage 30 Sep 1658 Heidelberg, Baden, Germanyto Sophia of Hanover
Death? 23 Jan 1698 Herrenhausen, Hannover, Preußen, Germany
Reference Number? Q372190?

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Ernest Augustus (; 20 November 1629 – 23 January 1698) was ruler of the Principality of Lüneburg from 1658 and of the Principality of Calenberg from 1679 until his death, and father of George I of Great Britain. He was appointed as the ninth prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire in 1692, but died before the appointment became effective.

He was also ruler of the Prince-Bishopric of Osnabrück from 1662 until his death.

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  1.   Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   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.