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 Elizabeth II, 95, has been the United Kingdom’s monarch for nearly 70 years, first ascending to the throne in 1952, when she was only 25!
Elizabeth has been the queen throughout so many pivotal moments in England’s history throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.
She has served as the longest-reigning and longest-lived monarch in British history. Before she took the throne, she married Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh in 1947.
Prince Philip sadly died in 2021 at age 99. With Prince Philip, the Queen gave birth to four children. The oldest of whom is Charles, Prince of Wales, 72.Read more on hollywoodlife.com