Ernst August, Herzog zu Braunschweig und Lüneburg

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Ernst August I Augustus von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (Welf), Fürst zu Calenberg, Kurfürst zu Braunschweig-Lüneburg

Also Known As: "Ernst August", "Kurfürst von Hannover"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Herzberg am Harz, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Deutschland(HRR)
Death: January 21, 1698 (68)
Herrenhausen, Hannover, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Deutschland(HRR)
Place of Burial: Hannover, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Deutschland(HRR)
Immediate Family:

Son of Georg, Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg and Anna Eleonore, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Husband of Sophia of Hanover
Partner of Klara Elisabeth von Platen-Hallermund, Mäitresse von Ernst August
Father of Reichsgraf Ernst August von Platen-Hallermund; Countess Sophie Charlotte von Kielmansegg; George I, King of Great Britain and Ireland; Prince Friedrich August of Brunswick-Lüneburg; Joseph "Welply" Guelph and 7 others
Brother of Magdalene von Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Prinzessin; Christian Louis, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg; Georg II Wilhelm, Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg; Johann Friedrich Herzog von Braunschweig-Calenberg; Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg and 4 others

Occupation: Member of the House of Guelph / Prince Bishop of Osnabrück (1661) / Kurfürst von Hannover (1692), Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg in Hannover (1679-92), cr Kurfürst von Hannover (1692-98), Elector of Brunswick-Luneburg
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About Ernst August, Herzog zu Braunschweig und Lüneburg

  • Ernst August I von Braunschweig-Lüneburg Kurfürst zu Hannover
  • Member of the House of Guelph(Welfen).
  • He and Clara Elisabeth Weisenbuch were associated.
  • Prince Bishop of Osnabrück in 1661.
  • Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg in 1679.
  • Herzog von Hannover in 1679.
  • Kurfürst zu Hannover in 1692.

Predecessor: Johann Friedrich Successor: Went to Kurhannover
*Elector of Hanover: Predecessor: He as duke Successor: Georg I Ludwig


He was was duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and ruled over the Calenberg (or Hanover) subdivision of the duchy. He was appointed prince-elector, but died before the appointment became effective. He was also Prince-Bishop of Osnabrück.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy: Sep 21 2021, 14:47:48 UTC

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Ernst August, Herzog zu Braunschweig und Lüneburg's Timeline

1629
November 20, 1629
Herzberg am Harz, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Deutschland(HRR)
1660
May 28, 1660
Leineschloss, Hannover, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Deutschland(HRR)
1661
October 3, 1661
Schloss Herrenhausen, Hannover, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Deutschland(HRR)
1664
February 1664
1665
1665
1666
December 13, 1666
Schloss Iburg, Hannover, Germany
December 13, 1666
Schloss Iburg, Bad Iburg, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Deutschland(HRR)
1668
October 12, 1668
Schloss Iburg, Bad Iburg, Osnabruck, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Deutschland(HRR)
1669
October 3, 1669
Schloss Iburg, Hannover, Niedersachsen
1671
September 29, 1671
Schloss Iburg, Bad Iburg, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Deutschland (Germany)