Fortuna Sachsenross Hannover is a German sports club for football and pétanque based in Hanover. The club's roots are convoluted and can be traced to several local clubs, the oldest of those going back to 1891.
The Turnerbund Sachsenroß von 1891 was founded in a suburb of Hanover in 1891. The Arbeitersportverein List von 1893 followed two years later. Another ancestor of the club, Freie Turnerschaft Hannover, Abtlg. Buchholz was the first to offer football, but the football department left the club in 1923 to form an independent football club, since known as OSV Hannover. In 1924 the footballers of List, now renamed to Freie Turnerschaft Hannover, Abtlg. List, also formed an independent club named Freie Sportvereinigung Wacker. Many members of Wacker joined the sports club of the local waterworks and in 1933 that club was renamed to Fortuna von 1933.
After World War II 74 former members of Wacker, Fortuna, and Buchholz founded the TSV Fortuna von 1946. When the lo