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Prince Charles is now King Charles III – The new King of England

Prince Charles, who will become king Charles on Wednesday, is the eldest child of Princess Anne and Prince Andrew, Duke of York. He was born on November 14, 1948, at Buckingham Palace. His mother was the only daughter of George VI and his wife, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. His father was the second son of George V and Mary of Teck.

In 1953, Princess Elizabeth married Philip Mountbatten, Marquess of Milford Haven, who would become the Duke of Edinburgh. They had two children together: Prince Andrew, the Earl of Wessex, and Prince Edward, the Earl of Wesbury. On November 9th, 2015, Prince Charles succeeded his mother as the Prince of Wales and the future king of England. He is currently the longest serving heir to the throne in English history. Know the fact about who King Charles III is.

Who is the new British monarch King Charles III?

Charles Philip Arthur George Windsor, born on November 14, 1948, is the oldest child of Queen Elizabeth II and her late husband, Prince Philip. Charles, formerly known as Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, succeeded the queen as monarch of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on September 8, 2022.

The late Princess Diana’s earlier marriage to King Charles is well known. Prince Harry and Princess William were the couple’s two children.

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King Charles III will be crowned when?

Charles is the head of state for the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and a dozen other commonwealth nations because he legally became king at the moment the queen passed away. Along with holding a number of other royal titles and responsibilities, he serves as the head of the military, the judiciary, and the Church of England.
Because he is the third Charles to rule Britain in history, he chose his own first name, Charles, as his regnal name, which is then followed by the Roman numeral III.

Charles was legally proclaimed king at an accession ceremony that took place soon after the queen passed away, and he delivered his first official speech as king.

Charles will probably be crowned within the year, albeit the ancient coronation ceremony necessitates significant preparation, much of which has already been done. However, since the late queen was crowned in June 1953, there hasn’t been a coronation.

Who will succeed Charles as the next monarch?
The next in line to the throne in the United Kingdom is Prince William, the eldest son of King Charles and former Duke of Cambridge.

On his first full day as king, Charles made the announcement naming William, 40, the new Prince of Wales. As a result, William’s 40-year-old wife Catherine, often known as Kate, was made the Princess of Wales. She is the first person to hold that position since Princess Diana’s passing in 1997.

The children of Prince William and Princess Kate are next in line for the throne after Prince William. Ascending order is as follows:

  • The Prince of Wales, Prince William (Charles and Diana’s first-born child),
  • The first-born child of Will and Kate is Prince George of Wales.
  • The second child of Will and Kate, Princess Charlotte of Wales
  • Third-born son of Will and Kate, Prince Louis of Wales
  • Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex (the second-born child of Charles and Diana),

What is the legacy of King Charles III?
Charles is renowned for his long and steadfast service as the Prince of Wales, in which he carried out his official and ceremonial duties and established more than 20 charities, including The Prince’s Trust, The Prince’s Foundation, and The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Fund. Charles is also known for his role in the royal family as the father of William and Harry, the queen’s son, and the new king.

Charles filled in for Queen Elizabeth when her mobility declined in the months leading up to her passing, including doing so at the official opening of Parliament this year when he gave what has become known as “the Queen’s Speech” for the first time. It will henceforth be referred to as “the King’s Speech.”

What are the interests of King Charles? Did he serve in the military?
King Charles has demonstrated a strong interest in environmental concerns like as climate change mitigation, organic farming, and architecture and urban planning. In the 1970s, Charles served in the military, joining the Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy. During his reign, he will undoubtedly attend numerous military parades and festivities.

Charles is anticipated to “slim down” the monarchy as king by reducing the number of senior royals who receive taxpayer assistance for their employment as well as the millions pound annual expense of the royal spectacle.

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