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King Charles III A Date with Destiny

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King Charles III

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Introduction

Charles Philip Arthur George known as Charles III was born in Buckingham Palace on 14 November 1948. His mother Queen Elizabeth II acceded the throne in 1952 making him ( Prince of Wales) heir apparent to the throne.

He acceded the throne of the United Kingdom on 8 September 2022 after the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II the longest-serving monarch who reigned for 70 years.

King Charle's Mother Queen Elizabeth II

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About King Charle's Mother Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II is the Former Queen of the United Kingdom, she was born on the 21 of April 1926 and died on 8 September 2022.

She was queen regnant of 32 sovereign states and became Queen of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth realms on 6 February 1952 .
She reign for 70 years 214 days making her the longest of any British monarch . Elizabeth was the first child of Duke and Duchess of York the late king George VI and Elizabeth the queen mother.

Her father acceded the throne after his brother King Edward VIII abdicated the throne. Her father King George VI later died in his fifties making a young Elizabeth queen at 25.

Commonwealth

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Head of the Commonwealth

King Charles III succeeded his mother as the head of 14 Commonwealth realms, and at 73 he is the oldest person to accend the British throne.

A Commonwealth realm is regarded as a sovereign state in the Commonwealth of Nations they have a shared monarch head of state. As of 2022 there are 15 Commonwealth realms and 56 independent member states.

King Charles III A Date with Destiny

List of Commonwealth realms

List of Commonwealth realms are Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Others are Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, and the United Kingdom.

More include Canada, Grenada, Jamaica, New ZealandAntigua and Barbuda, Australia, The Bahamas, Belize and Papua New Guinea.

Commonwealth realms

1. Antigua and Barbuda
2. Australia
3. The Bahamas
4. Belize
5. Canada
6. Grenada
7. Jamaica
8. New Zealand
9. Papua New Guinea
10. Saint Kitts and Nevis
11. Saint Lucia
12. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
13. Solomon Islands
14. Tuvalu, and the United Kingdom

King Charles III Spouses

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King Charles III Spouses

His Spouses are Diana Spencer married 1981 divorced 1996 and Camilla Parker Bowles who he married in 2005.

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Diana Spencer had two son's for king Charles III, William, Prince of Wales and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex.

Gordonstoun school

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King Charles III Education

In his formative years he attended Gordonstoun school a boarding school in Moray, Scotland thenTrinity College, Cambridge.

His university degrees are Bachelor of Arts (BA)1970 and Master of Arts (MA Cantab) University of Cambridge 1975.

Education

  • Hill House School
  • Cheam Preparatory School
  • Gordonstoun
  • Geelong Grammar School, Australia.
  • University College of Wales
  • University of Cambridge

Military Career

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Military Career

His military career in active duty was from 1971–1976 at the service branch of the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force.

Military Ranks include Marshal of the Royal Air Force, Field Marshal of the New Zealand Army, Lieutenant-General Canadian Army, Lieutenant-General
Royal Canadian Air Force among other ranks.

Ranks

1. Marshal of the Royal Air Force
2. Field Marshal of the New Zealand Army
3. Lieutenant-General Canadian Army
4. Lieutenant-General
Royal Canadian Air Force among other ranks.

Philanthropy

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Philanthropy

A known Philanthropist he founded the Prince's Trust in 1976, and established 16 more charitable organisations known as the Prince's Charities in both Canada and United Kingdom. He is also a patron of 400 other charities.

Family history


Charles III of the United Kingdom father was Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark. He was the son of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg.

While his mother Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom is the daughter of George VI of the United Kingdom and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

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