Prince William biography, relationships, career, age

Prince William

first name: William
Surname: Mountbatten-Windsor
birthday: 06/21/1982
Star sign
Twins: size: 191cm
Place of birth: Westminster

Prince William Arthur Philip Louis, Duke of Cambridge, was born on June 21, 1982 in London. He is known as Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and is the Prince of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. He is the firstborn son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana and grandson of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. Thus, through his father and grandfather, he also belongs to the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Gl├╝cksburg. As of June 25, 2012, his full title is His Royal Highness Prince William Arthur Philip Louis, Duke of Cambridge, Earl of Strathearn and Baron Carrickfergus, KG, KT. He is married to Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. The two have a son and a daughter: George and Charlotte.

After the death of Queen Elizabeth II on September 8, 2022, King Charles III awarded him the title of Prince of Wales. William will work under this name in the future.

Prince William profile

Prince William was born on June 21, 1982, the eldest son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana. He is currently second in line to the British throne after his father Charles. He has a younger brother, Harry, as well as a step-brother, Thomas Parker-Bowles, and a stepsister, Laura Parker-Bowles. The two are children of his stepmother Camilla’s first marriage to Andrew Parker-Bowles. His parents, Charles and Diana, officially separated in 1992. Diana died in a car accident in Paris in 1997.

Prince William and Catherine Middleton have been in a relationship since 2002. The two became engaged on a trip to Kenya in 2010. The wedding took place on April 29, 2011 at Westminster Abbey in London. Since then they have lived in the converted Kensington Palace. Their son George Alexander Louis was born on July 22, 2013 in London. He is now third in line to the throne. Daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge was born on May 2, 2015. The couple is expecting their third child in April 2018.

Prince William professional background

From 1995 to 2000 William attended the elite college Eton. After graduating from school, he volunteered for a few months at an aid project in Chile and on a farm in England. In September 2001, William began a four-year art history course at St Andrews University in Scotland – where he met his future wife, Catherine Middleton. In 2003 he switched to geography, which he successfully completed in June 2005. In 2006 he was trained as a lieutenant at the Sandhurst Military Academy. From January to April 2008 he completed a four-month jet pilot training course with the Royal Air Force. He then gained experience on the Navy frigate HMS Iron Duke in the Caribbean. William then completed a 20-month training course to become a rescue helicopter pilot. Until the end of 2013 he was on duty with the Search and Rescue unit in North Wales. He ended his military career due to the birth of his son. From now on he devotes himself primarily to charitable work.

What to know about Prince William

Prince William has the popularity of a pop star and, together with his wife Kate, is bringing a breath of fresh air to the kingdom. It is even rumored that his father Prince Charles could abdicate the throne because of him.