Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George, born 14 November 1948), is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II. Known in Scotland as Duke of Rothesay and in South West England as Duke of Cornwall, he is the longest-serving heir apparent in British history, having held the position since 1952.
Charles was born at Buckingham Palace as the first grandchild of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. He was educated at Cheam and Gordonstoun Schools, which his father, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, had attended as a child, as well as the Timbertop campus of Geelong Grammar School in Victoria, Australia. After earning a bachelor of arts degree from Trinity College, Cambridge, Charles served a tour of duty with the Royal Navy from 1971 to 1976.
LONDON — After a week of controversy over the failure of the French and British governments to include Queen Elizabeth II in the 65th anniversary commemorations of the D-Day landings in Normandy, palace officials announced Tuesday that they had found what amounted to a face-saving solution — Prince Charles would join this weekend’s commemorations in his mother’s stead.
Nobody, at least for the record, was prepared to say whether an intervention by President Obama, who will attend the ceremonies with President Nicolas Sarkozy of France, played a part in the ...
LONDON (AFP) — Prince Charles cost the taxpayer almost 25 percent more last year than the previous 12 months, his accounts showed Tuesday -- despite cutting his costs by almost half a million pounds.The annual report published by Clarence House shows government and taxpayer funds given to the heir to the throne went up by 23 percent from 2.45 million to three million pounds.Charles' aides said two foreign tours to Asia and Latin America were responsible for most of the increase, with official transport costs going up from 1.16 million pounds in the 2007-8 tax year to 1.71 million in ...
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London (dpa) - Die britische Königin Elizabeth II. hat ihren Sohn Prinz Charles kurz vor seinem runden Geburtstag in den höchsten Tönen gelobt. Bei einem Besuch von Charles' Stiftung, dem Prince's Trust, sagte die Queen am Mittwoch:
»Während der 60. Geburtstag des Prinzen von Wales, unserem Sohn, näher rückt, möchte ich sagen, dass wir beide ungeheuer stolz auf seinen persönlichen Beitrag zu dieser bemerkenswerten Organisation sind.« Die Königin (82) war zusammen mit ihrem Mann Prinz Philip (87) zu ...
(VIDEOS) News Regarding HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and HRH Prince Harry of Wales. On Thursday, November 5, 2015, His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh and His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales attended a service at the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey in London, England. According to the Press Association during today’s ceremony the duke and the prince: “…laid their crosses of remembrance in front of […]
News Regarding HRH Prince Harry of Wales. On Sunday, November 1, 2015, His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales welcomed six members of the Walk of Britain team at Buckingham Palace in London, England. The team just completed a difficult 1,000 mile trek, which began on August 22, 2015, in Scotland and “…continued through the length and breadth of the country to […]
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh Attends a Rugby Match. On Saturday, October 31, 2015, His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge and His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales attended the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final match between New Zealand and Australia held at Twickenham Stadium in London, England. Click here to view photos. Photo courtesy […]
(VIDEO) HRH The Prince of Wales Participates in a Meeting at Lancaster House. On Thursday, October 29, 2015, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales participated in a high-level meeting, hosted by The Prince’s International Sustainability Unit and the Department of Energy & Climate Change, at Lancaster House in London. Issues discussed during this morning’s meeting focused on climate change as well as deforestation. The Prince of Wales also […]