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.
Queen Elizabeth's place of death has a storied history. The monarch died on Thursdayat Balmoral Castle, the British royal family's estate in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
She was 96.The holiday home has been in the royal family since it was purchased for Queen Victoria by Prince Albert in 1852.
Four years later, the small castle was replaced by the one that stands today. Currently, the 50,000-acre estate features 150 buildings in total.According to , the Scottish estate is the place where Queen Elizabeth got engaged to her husband, the late Prince Philip, in 1946.From the time she took the throne in 1952, Balmoral was largely thought to be the queen's favorite residence.Read more on etonline.com