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.
Standing before a vast ornate fireplace in the red and gold grandeur of St James’s Palace, dazzled by hundreds of camera flashbulbs but glowing with love and excitement.
It was 16 November, 2010, and as Prince William presented his fiancée to the world with all the pomp befitting a future king, he also ensured it was an intensely personal moment for both of them.Read more on ok.co.uk