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Map of Europe in 1700 showing the Electorate of Brunswick-Lüneburg (aka Hanover) published in Wikimedia Commons by user Rebel Redcoat under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 license
Capital Hanover
Language(s) German
Religion Protestant (Lutheran)
Population Approximately 500,000 inhabitants
Annual Revenues no information found
Government Electorate of the Holy Roman Empire
Dependencies The electorate main territory corresponded to the Principality of Calenberg. However, it also included:
  • the Principality of Göttingen
  • the Principality of Grubenhagen
  • the County of Hoya
  • the Principality of Lüneburg (aka Celle, inherited in 1705)
  • the Duchy of Saxe-Lauenburg (inherited in 1705)
Rulers 1698-1727: Elector George Louis (future George I of Great Britain)
Army see the article on the Hanoverian Army
Navy none
Trade To do...