Ernst August von Braunschweig-Calenberg was born 20 November 1629 in Herzberg am Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany to Georg von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1582-1641) and Anna Eleonore von Hessen-Darmstadt (1601-1659) and died 23 January 1698 in Herrenhausen, Lower Saxony, Germany of unspecified causes. He married Sophie von der Pfalz (1630-1714) 17 October 1658 in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from Denmark, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Belgium, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Spain, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Netherlands, Portugal, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Ernst August von Braunschweig-Calenberg and Sophie von der Pfalz (1630-1714)
Name Birth Death Joined with
George I of Great Britain (1660-1727) 28 May 1660 Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, Germany 11 June 1727 Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, Germany Sophie Dorothea von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1666-1726)
Ermengarde Melusina von der Schulenberg (1667-1743)

Friedrich August von Hannover (1661-1690)
Maximilian Wilhelm von Hannover (1666-1726)
Sophie Charlotte von Hannover (1668-1705) 12 October 1668 Bad Iburg, Osnabrück District, Lower Saxony, Germany 1 February 1705 Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany Friedrich I. in Preußen (1657-1713)

Karl Philipp von Hannover (1669-1690)
Christian von Hannover (1671-1703)
Ernest Augustus, Duke of York and Albany (1674-1728) 7 September 1674 Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, Germany 14 August 1728 Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, Germany

Offspring of Ernst August von Braunschweig-Calenberg and Clara Elisabeth von Meisenburg (1648-1700)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Ernst August von Platen-Hallermund (1674-1726)
Sophia Charlotte von Platen-Hallermund (1675-1725) 1675 20 April 1725 Johan Adolph IV. von Kielmansegg (1668-1717)

Common ancestors of Ernst August von Braunschweig-Calenberg (1629-1698) and Sophie von der Pfalz (1630-1714)

  1. Anna von Brandenburg (1487-1514)
  2. Anna von Mecklenburg (1485-1525)
  3. Barbara of Poland (1478-1534)
  4. Christian III of Denmark (1503-1559)
  5. Christine von Sachsen (1505-1549)
  6. Dorothea von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1511-1571)
  7. Frederick Oldenburg (1471-1533)
  8. Georg der Bärtige von Sachsen (1471-1539)
  9. Katharina von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1488-1563)
  10. Magnus I. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1470-1543)
  11. Philipp I. von Hessen (1504-1567)
  12. Wilhelm II. von Hessen (1469-1509)

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