Charles, Prince of Wales

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Charles, Prince of Wales

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 Queen 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles, Prince of Wales has received more than 40,050,836 page views. His biography is available in 91 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 14th most popular nobleman.

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  • 91

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  • 5.00

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Among noblemen, Charles, Prince of Wales ranks 17 out of 559Before him are Margrethe II of Denmark, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Ragnar Lodbrok, Harold Harefoot, Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, and Eleanor of Aquitaine. After him are Rollo, El Cid, Charles the Bold, William the Conqueror, Alexander Nevsky, and Ludovico Sforza.

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Among people born in 1948, Charles, Prince of Wales ranks 2Before him is Al Gore. After him are Jean Reno, Gérard Depardieu, Cat Stevens, Samuel L. Jackson, Svetlana Alexievich, Terry Pratchett, Hassan Rouhani, Ozzy Osbourne, Eckhart Tolle, and Henning Mankell.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles, Prince of Wales ranks 74 out of 5,347Before him are Paul McCartney (1942), James VI and I (1566), Guy Fawkes (1570), Charles Babbage (1791), Roger Bacon (1220), and Alex Ferguson (1941). After him are Walter Scott (1771), Mary Shelley (1797), J. J. Thomson (1856), Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson (1758), Robert Louis Stevenson (1850), and Herbert Spencer (1820).

Among NOBLEMEN In United Kingdom

Among noblemen born in United Kingdom, Charles, Prince of Wales ranks 6Before him are Elizabeth II (1926), Henry VIII of England (1491), Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother (1900), Ragnar Lodbrok (null), and Harold Harefoot (1016). After him are Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (1930), Diana, Princess of Wales (1961), Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (1857), Edward VII (1841), Henry IV of England (1367), and Edward the Black Prince (1330).