Wednesday, February 26, 2014

An heir for Hanover

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 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.

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