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.
Prince William is having with the Queen is evidence that she is preparing him for a role as monarch. At the start of November, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will join Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, and Camilla at the COP26 global climate summit, taking place in Glasgow.
And with the Queen now 95, and soon to celebrate 70 years on the throne with her Platinum Jubilee celebrations next year, thoughts have begun to turn to the line of succession.
Charles is next in line to take over the role of monarch, but will eventually pass on the duty to William, and some experts have already noted that the Queen is giving Wills a "hands-on role" in royal decision making.Read more on dailystar.co.uk