Wednesday, February 26, 2014
An heir for Hanover
February 26, 1954
The Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg gave birth this morning to a son in the Frauenklinik in Hanover, reports The Times. The Duchess is the wife of Prince Ernst August of Hanover, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg.
This is the second child for the couple. Their daughter, Princess Marie, was born in 1952. The former Princess Ortrud of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg married Prince Ernst August in 1951.
No name has been announced for the infant prince, but it is expected that he will be named for his father and grandfather.