Thyra von Westernhagen

Last updated
Thyra
Princess Heinrich of Hanover
BornThyra Sixtina Donata von Westernhagen
(1973-08-14) 14 August 1973 (age 46)
Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, West Germany
Spouse
IssuePrince Albert
Princess Eugenia
Prince Julius
Full name
Thyra Sixtina Donata Prinzessin zu Hanover
House Westernhagen
FatherBurkhard von Westernhagen
MotherUta Maria von Pape
OccupationForester

Thyra, Princess Heinrich of Hanover (née von Westernhagen; born 14 August 1973) is a German forester. [1] As the wife of Prince Heinrich of Hanover, she is a princess of the House of Hanover.

Contents

Early life and family

Thyra von Westernhagen was born on 14 August 1973 in Oldenburg, West Germany. [2] [3] She is the daughter of Burghard von Westernhagen, a medical doctor, and Uta Maria von Pape. [4] She is a member of the von Westernhagen family, a Junker family who were part of the landed nobility of Thuringia.

Personal life

Von Westernhagen studied forestry at university. [5] She married Prince Heinrich of Hanover on 30 April 1999 at St. Andrew's Church on her family's estate in Teistungen. [2] [5] [6] [7] [8] [1] She gave birth to their first child, Prince Albert, on 14 December 1999. On 19 July 2001 she gave birth to their second child, Princess Eugenia. On 22 February 2006 she gave birth to their third child, Prince Julius. [2]

In 2011 von Westernhagen filed a legal complaint against German actress Désirée Nick for slander and insult. [9] [10] The Göttingen district court rejected the complaint in 2012. [11] Von Westernhagen is the stepmother of Oskar Nick, her husband's son through his prior relationship with Désirée Nick. [12] [13] [14]

In July 2017 she attended the wedding of Ernst August, Hereditary Prince of Hanover and Ekaterina Malysheva in Hanover. [15]

Related Research Articles

Prince Ernest Augustus, 3rd Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdale Crown Prince of Hanover

Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover, 3rd Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdale, was the eldest child and only son of George V of Hanover and his wife, Marie of Saxe-Altenburg. Ernst August was deprived of the thrones of Hanover upon its annexation by Prussia in 1866 and later the Duchy of Brunswick in 1884. Although he was the senior male-line great-grandson of George III, the Duke of Cumberland was deprived of his British peerages and honours for having sided with Germany in World War I. Ernst August was the last Hanoverian prince to hold a British royal title and the Order of the Garter. His descendants are in the line of succession to the British throne.

Prince Ernst August of Hanover (born 1954) Prince of Hanover

Ernst August, Prince of Hanover, is head of the royal House of Hanover which held the thrones of the United Kingdom until 1901, of the former Kingdom of Hanover until 1866, and of the sovereign Duchy of Brunswick from 1913 to 1918. As the husband of Princess Caroline of Monaco, he is the brother-in-law of Albert II, Prince of Monaco.

Princess Thyra of Denmark Crown Princess of Hanover

Princess Thyra of Denmark, Danish pronunciation: [ˈtsʰyːʁɑ], was the youngest daughter and fifth child of Christian IX of Denmark and Louise of Hesse-Kassel. In 1878, she married Ernest Augustus, the exiled heir to the Kingdom of Hanover. As the Kingdom of Hanover had been annexed by Prussia in 1866, she spent most of her life in exile with her husband in Austria.

Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover (born 1914) Prince of Hanover

Ernst August, Hereditary Prince of Brunswick, Prince of Hanover was head of the House of Hanover from 1953 until his death. From his birth until the German Revolution of 1918–1919 he was the Erbprinz of the Duchy of Brunswick, a state of the German Empire.

Prince Ernst August of Hanover (born 1983) Hereditary Prince of Hanover

Ernst August, Hereditary Prince of Hanover is the eldest child of Ernst August, Prince of Hanover, and his former wife Chantal Hochuli.

Westernhagen German noble family

The von Westernhagen are a German noble family.

Prince Christian of Hanover (born 1885) the second eldest son of Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover (1845–1923) and Princess Thyra of Denmark (1853–1933), the youngest daughter of Christian IX of Denmark (1818–1906) and Louise of Hesse-Kassel (1817–1898)

Prince Christian of Hanover was the second eldest son of Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover (1845–1923) and Princess Thyra of Denmark (1853–1933), the youngest daughter of Christian IX of Denmark (1818–1906) and Louise of Hesse-Kassel (1817–1898). Christian was a great-great-grandson of George III of the United Kingdom (1738–1820) and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744–1818).

Prince Heinrich of Hanover German prince

Prince Heinrich of Hanover is a historian and publisher in Göttingen with publishing firm MatrixMedia.

Désirée Nick German actress

Désirée Saskia Nick is a German actress, dancer, and writer.

Princess Olga of Hanover Princess of Great Britain and Ireland, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg

Princess Olga of Hanover and Cumberland was the youngest daughter of Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover (1845–1923) and Princess Thyra of Denmark (1853–1933), the youngest daughter of Christian IX of Denmark (1818–1906) and Louise of Hesse-Kassel (1817–1898). Olga was a great-great-granddaughter of George III of the United Kingdom and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.

George William, Hereditary Prince of Hanover was the eldest son of Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover (1845–1923) and Princess Thyra of Denmark (1853–1933), the youngest daughter of Christian IX of Denmark (1818–1906) and Louise of Hesse-Kassel (1817–1898). George William was a great-great-grandson of George III of the United Kingdom (1738–1820) and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744–1818).

Princess Ortrud of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, was a Princess and a member of the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg by birth, and through her marriage to Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover (1914–1987), a member of the House of Hanover.

Alexandra, Princess of Leiningen Princess of Leiningen

Princess Alexandra of Hanover, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Princess of Leiningen, is the wife of Andreas, 8th Prince of Leiningen.

Prince Christian Oscar of Hanover was the fourth child of Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick and his wife Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia, the only daughter of Wilhelm II, German Emperor and Augusta Viktoria of Schleswig-Holstein.

Prince Welf Henry of Hanover Hanoverian prince

Prince Welf Henry of Hanover was the fourth son of Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick and his wife Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia, the only daughter of Wilhelm II, German Emperor and Augusta Viktoria of Schleswig-Holstein. The prince was known to his family as "Welfi."

Prince Ludwig Rudolph of Hanover was a member of the House of Hanover and a music producer.

Alexandra Prinzessin von Hannover was a German politician, philanthropist, and wife of Prince Welf Henry of Hanover. Hannover lastly served as a councilwoman representing the Niederrad district of Frankfurt on the Frankfurt City Council. She was a member of the Christian Democratic Union political party.

Prince Christian of Hanover (born 1985) German prince

Prince Christian of Hanover is a German noble, the younger son of Ernst August, Prince of Hanover, and his first wife, Chantal Hochuli. He is second in the line of succession to the former Hanoverian throne, after his elder brother, Prince Ernst August. As a descendant of Queen Victoria, through her daughter, Empress Frederick, Christian is also in the line of succession to the British throne.

Chantal Hochuli, formerly Chantal, Princess of Hanover, Duchess of Brunswick and Lüneburg, is a Swiss socialite and heiress. She is the ex-wife of Ernst August, Prince of Hanover, the head of the German House of Hanover.

Countess Monika zu Solms-Laubach Princess of Hanover

Monika, Princess of Hanover, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg was a German noblewoman and philanthropist. She was the second wife of Ernest Augustus, Prince of Hanover. A member of the House of Solms-Laubach by birth, she became the Princess Consort of Hanover and Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg through her marriage. She was the founder of the Dollhouse Museum in Laubach.

References

  1. 1 2 "Prinz sagt "ja"". Hamburger Abendblatt. Funke Mediengruppe. 18 June 1999. Retrieved 24 February 2019.
  2. 1 2 3 Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage. Kelly's Directories. 2000. ISBN   978-0-333-54577-5.
  3. "Thyra of Westernhagen". World History. p. 103. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
  4. Annuaire de la noblesse moderne des maisons principales de l'Europe (in French). Annuaire de la Noblesse. 2010. p. 45.
  5. 1 2 "Donnerstag 17.06.1999, 08:07 Prinz Heinrich von Hannover heiratet adelige Forstwirtin". Hamburger Morgenpost . M. DuMont Schauberg. 17 June 1999. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
  6. Salens, Régine (13 April 2011). "Mariées du Gotha : Thyra de Hanovre". Noblesse & Royautés. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
  7. "Heinrich Julius Christian Otto Friedrich Franz Anton Günter HANNOVER + Thyra Sixtina Donata VON WESTERNHAGEN". The Royals. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
  8. "Heinrich von Hannover huwt Thyra von Westernhagen". All Royal Things. 30 April 2014. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
  9. Nick, Désirée (15 November 2011). "Gegendarstellung". Göttinger Tageblatt. Madsack Publishing Group. Retrieved 24 February 2019.
  10. ""At UNS, forces of nature are at the WORK"". BUNTE. Hubert Burda Media. 29 March 2012. Retrieved 24 February 2019.
  11. "Kämpft und siegt vor Gericht!". TIK Online. 15 March 2012. Retrieved 24 February 2019.
  12. "Vor royaler Traumhochzeit: Désirée Nick packt im "Nachtcafé" aus". SWR Fernsehen . Südwestrundfunk. 18 May 2018. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
  13. Polreich, Simon (17 May 2018). "Royal-Hochzeit: Hannover feiert "very british"". Frankfurter Neue Presse . Frankfurter Societät. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
  14. "Vor royaler Traumhochzeit: Désirée Nick packt im "Nachtcafé" aus (FOTO)". Kulturigo. 18 May 2018. Retrieved 24 February 2019.
  15. Lux, Sydney (8 July 2017). "Royal Wedding in Hanover: The Guests (Part 1)". Confessions of a Castleholic. Retrieved 5 February 2019.