Charles, Prince of Wales

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Prince Charles
Prince of Wales (more)
Prince Charles 2012.jpg
The Prince of Wales in Jersey, 2012
Born (1948-11-14) 14 November 1948 (age 71)
Buckingham Palace, London,
United Kingdom
SpouseDiana, Princess of Wales
(m. 1981, div. 1996)
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
(m. 2005)
IssuePrince William, Duke of Cambridge
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex
Full name
Charles Philip Arthur George
HouseHouse of Windsor
FatherPrince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
MotherElizabeth II
ReligionChurch 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]

Prince Charles 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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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 . Moreover, Charles is next in line for the British Throne, direct successor and heir of Queen Elizabeth II. Prince of Wales' biography
  2. "Prince Charles tests positive for novel coronavirus". CNN. 25 March 2020.
  3. "Coronavirus: Prince Charles tests positive but 'remains in good health'". BBC. 25 March 2020.

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