Thyra von Westernhagen

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Thyra
Princess Heinrich of Hanover
BornThyra Sixtina Donata von Westernhagen
(1973-08-14) 14 August 1973 (age 45)
Oldenburg, Lower Saxony
West Germany
Spouse
IssuePrince Albert
Princess Eugenia
Prince Julius
Full name
Thyra Sixtina Donata Prinzessin zu Hanover
House Westernhagen (by birth)
Hanover (by marriage)
FatherBurkhard von Westernhagen
MotherUta Maria von Pape
Occupationlandowner, forester

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

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Early life and family

Thyra von Westernhagen was born on 14 August 1973 in Oldenburg, West Germany. [2] [3] She is the daughter of Burhard 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.

Oldenburg Place in Lower Saxony, Germany

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West Germany Federal Republic of Germany in the years 1949–1990

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Westernhagen German noble family

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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]

Forestry economic sector

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Teistungen Place in Thuringia, Germany

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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]

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