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Charles
Prince of Wales (more)

Charles in 2019
Spouse Diana, Princess of Wales
(m. 1981, div. 1996)
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
(m. 2005)
Issue
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex
Full name
Charles Philip Arthur George
House House of Windsor
Father Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Mother Elizabeth II
Born 14 November 1948 (1948-11-14) (age 71)
Buckingham Palace, London, England
Religion Church of England

Charles, Prince of Wales KG KT GCB OM PC (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November 1948), is the eldest son of Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.[1] He has held the titles of Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester since 1958.[1] Currently, he is the heir apparent to be king of the United Kingdom. He is the oldest heir apparent ever, and has been heir apparent for the longest ever.

Prince Charles was born at Buckingham Palace in London, He was first son of Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip Duke of Edinburgh, He is grand son of George VI of the United Kingdom and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, He was baptised at Buckingham Palace.

He was married to his first wife, Diana, Princess of Wales, from 1981 until they divorced in 1996, causing some controversy with respect to the royal line of succession.[1] They had two sons, Prince William and Prince Harry. Charles has been married to his second wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, since 2005.[1]

On 25 March 2020, Charles tested positive for COVID-19.[2][3]

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