Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November 1948) is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest son of Elizabeth II. He has been Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay since 1952, and he is the oldest and longest-serving heir apparent in British history.
He is also the longest-serving Prince of Wales, having held that title since 1958. 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. Charles also spent a year at the Timbertop campus of Geelong Grammar School in Victoria, Australia.
Soaking up every moment. Before her death in 1997, the late Princess Diana enjoyed bonding with her sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, on the coast.“Really, being on the beach [was her favorite mom activity],” royal expert Stewart Pearce recently told Us Weekly exclusively of Diana, who passed away after a car crash in Paris at age 36. “She loved being on the beach and watching [her boys] windsurf and swim.”The Princess of Wales, who shared her sons with ex-husband Prince Charles, was an avid swimmer herself, Pearce revealed. “She was always in water,” the British author told Us, noting that Diana had a soft spot for tropical vacations. “Also, she was a water sign.Read more on usmagazine.com