BUNTE de had an article in February about him not being well, and living like a recluse in AustriaErnst August of Hanover - Disappeared!
Ernst August of Hanover was the heart of aristocratic society. We have not seen him since 2014.
When the family meets, there is often talk about the person who did not come. This was also the case in the beginning of February, when Alexandra zu Leiningen (57) buried her mother in law Princess Eilika (? 87) in Amorbach (Lower Franconia).
Ernst August Jr. (32), his brother Christian (30) and their mother Chantal Hochuli (60) paid their respects - only one did not: Alexandras brother Ernst August of Hanover (61). Ironically, he is the chief of the Guelph-house.
The prince has not appeared in public for over a year now. He had retired to his hunting residence in Austria and goes rarely out of the house, it was said at the funeral. He was in poor health and suffering from depression-like mood swings. If one tries to get in contact with him at retreat in Gruenau, the answer is silence. Too powerful his family is here. His solitary estate is in the forest, guarded by dogs and can only be reached via a private road. Only chosen ones are admitted.
What happened there - Why is one of the most important and powerful nobles of Europe suddenly shunning the public?
Is this code for "his drinking problem has gotten tremendously out of hand and he is in a serious health crisis"? Or, he suffers from untreated mental illness?
That's how I read it.
We all know he is a serious alcoholic, and with that addiction, comes a serious health risks. He is loving the bottle and his cigarettes for far too long, and I wouldn't be surprised if he developed a Alcoholic liver disease/Cirrhosis Early symptoms include:
Fatigue and loss of energy
Poor appetite and weight loss
Nausea or belly pain
Small, red spider-like blood vessels on the skinAs liver function worsens, symptoms may include:
Fluid buildup of the legs (edema) and in the abdomen (ascites)
Yellow color in the skin, mucous membranes, or eyes (jaundice)
Redness on the palms of the hands
In men, impotence, shrinking of the testicles, and breast swelling
Easy bruising and abnormal bleeding
Confusion or problems thinking
Pale or clay-colored stools
it all fits