KING Charles is the eldest son of the late Queen and was the longest-serving heir in British history before ascending the throne.
The monarch was also the longest-serving Prince of Wales, having inherited the title in 1958
Who is King Charles?
King Charles became the King of the United Kingdom when his mother Queen Elizabeth II died.
He is known as King Charles III. known and came to power automatically after the death of his mother on September 8, 2022.
How old is King Charles?
King Charles is 74 years old and was born on November 14, 1948.
He was Prince of Wales for more than 60 years and became Duke of Edinburgh on the death of his father before becoming king.
When King Charles was Prince of Wales, he made an extra effort to immerse himself in Welsh culture – learning the language and visiting Wales every summer.
When did King Charles marry Lady Diana Spencer?
King Charles married Lady Diana Spencer on Wednesday 29 July 1981.
They were married at St. Paul’s Cathedral, and the ceremony was a traditional Church of England wedding.
It was estimated to have been seen by a global television audience of 750 million and Britain had a national holiday on that day.
However, the couple famously separated in 1992 and finalized their divorce in 1996.
The couple had two children during their marriage – Prince William, who was born in 1982, and Prince Harry, who was born in 1984.
However, Diana tragically died in a car accident on August 31, 1997 in Paris.
The People’s Princess suffered fatal injuries in the crash that occurred in the Pont de l’Alma road tunnel in Paris.
Her companion Dodi Fayed and driver and security guard Henri Paul were also killed in the accident.
When did King Charles marry Camilla Parker Bowles?
King Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles’ acclaimed romance began like many others — at a party.
Introduced in 1971 by Charles’ college friend Lucia Santa Cruz, they quickly bonded over their love of polo.
They began dating almost immediately and attended a number of polo matches together.
However, when King Charles joined the Royal Navy, they separated and Camilla became engaged to Army officer Andrew Parker Bowles.
Camilla and Andrew married in 1973 and they had two children together, Tom Parker Bowles and Laura Lopes.
Their love didn’t last long and they divorced in 1995 and Camilla married King Charles in a civil ceremony in 2005.
Why did King Charles lead Meghan Markle down the aisle?
King Charles walked Meghan Markle down the aisle at his son Prince Harry’s wedding after her father Thomas pulled out of the ceremony.
Kensington Palace announced the decision on May 18, 2018, the day before the wedding.
The US actress’ father, Thomas Markle, withdrew from the ceremony after undergoing heart surgery.
Meghan’s mother, Doria Ragland, had been widely advised to walk the bride down the aisle at St George’s Chapel, but Kensington Palace revealed her future father-in-law would do the honors instead.
At the time, the Kensington Palace statement said: “Ms Meghan Markle has asked His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to escort her down the Aisle des Quire of St George’s Chapel on her wedding day.
“The Prince of Wales is delighted to welcome Ms Markle to the royal family in this way.”
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