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.
Queen is "constantly frustrated" with Prince Charles and feels closer to Andrew, a royal expert claimed in a new documentary.Royal biographer Clive Irving said in Channel 4's film Queen Elizabeth: Love, Honour and Crown that none of the Royal Family have really measured up to Her Majesty's dedication to the job.The author of The Last Queen said Elizabeth "never really understood" her eldest son and is "puzzled" by him even though he is next in line for the throne, the Mirror reports. "To this day, she's more openly affectionate to Andrew and more forgiving toward Andrew than she is towards Charles," he added.Meanwhile Charles was described as "the polar opposite" to younger brother Andrew by Ingrid Seward, editor-in-chief of Majesty.Read more on dailystar.co.uk