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Charles, Prince of Wales

Member of British royal family and heir apparent to the throne


Charles, Prince of Wales
Charles, Prince of Wales

Charles, Prince of Wales, is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II. He has been heir apparent as well as Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay since 1952 and is both the oldest and the longest-serving heir apparent in British history. He is also the longest-serving Prince of Wales, having held the title since July 1958. Upon the death of his father, Prince Philip, on 9 April 2021, Charles also inherited the title of Duke of Edinburgh.

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