Prince Edward, Duke of Kent

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Prince Edward
Duke of Kent (more)
The Duke of Kent (cropped).jpg
Born (1935-10-09) 9 October 1935 (age 85)
London, England
Full name
Edward George Nicholas Paul Patrick[notes 1]
FatherPrince George, Duke of Kent
MotherPrincess Marina of Greece and Denmark
Military career
Service/branchBritish Army
Years of service1955–1976 (end of active service)
RankField Marshal
Service number443787
UnitRoyal Scots Greys

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, KG, GCMG, GCVO, CD, ADC(P) (born Edward George Nicholas Paul Patrick; 9 October 1935) is a member of the british royal family and first cousin to Queen Elizabeth II.

Prince Edward was born in No.3 Belgrave Square, London, He was eldest son of Prince George and Princess Mariana of Greeces and Denmark

He is a first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II through their Queen Elizabeth II Prince Edward Duke of Kent fathers, Prince George, Duke of Kent, and King George VI. He has held the title of Duke of Kent since 1942 since the death of his father in the airplane crash on 25 August 1942.

Since his mother, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark, was a cousin of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Edward is both a second cousin and first cousin once removed to Prince Charles and his siblings.[1]

Prince Edward was married to Katharine Woresley , They had three children, George, Lady Helen and Lord Nicholas

Notes[change | change source]

  1. As a British prince, a surname is not usually used but when one is, Windsor is used.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Duke of Kent, 77, suffers mini-stroke". Herald Scotland. 21 March 2013. Retrieved 21 March 2013.

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