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Map of Europe in 1740 showing the Electorate of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Capital Hanover
Language(s) German
Religion Protestant (Lutheran)
Population ca. 750,000 (as per the 1756 census)
Government Principality (subprincipality of the "Duchy of Brunswick and Lüneburg")

N.B.: this state was officially designated as the "Electorate of Brunswick-Lüneburg" (Kurfürstentum Braunschweig-Lüneburg)

Dependencies none
Rulers 1727-1760: Duke George II (also King of Great Britain)

1760-1801: Duke George III (also King of Great Britain)

Army In 1757, the Hanoverian Army amounted to 29,000 men. It increased throughout the conflict to reach 37,000 men in 1762. See the article on the Hanoverian Army for more derails.
Navy none
Other information n/a


Vial, J. L., Nec Pluribus Impar