Daily Archives: January 3, 2015

Charlotte’s Family: Ernest Augustus I King of Hanover

CHARLOTTE’S PATERNAL UNCLE

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Ernest Augustus (5 June 1771 – 18 November 1851), fifth son of George III of the United Kingdom and Charlotte of Mecklenburg – Stirlitz, the Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdale (1799–1837), King of Hanover as Ernest Augustus I (1837 – 1851), Charlotte’s paternal uncle.

Picture: Portrait of Ernest Augustus I of Hanover by George Dawe, circa 1828 (National Portrait Gallery)

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