Happy Birthday Charles, Prince of Wales!

ABOUT
Officially known as Charles, Prince of Wales, he is the longest-serving heir apparent in British history and the oldest heir apparent in 300 years. He was married to Diana, Princess of Wales from 1981 to 1996, then he married Camilla Parker Bowles in 2005.

BEFORE FAME
He broke tradition by attending Trinity College at Cambridge University for his secondary education rather than receiving a private education and joining the armed forces.

TRIVIA
The Scottish referred to him as the Duke of Rothesay and the Southern English knew him as the Duke of Cornwall; he became the longest serving heir-apparent in British history.

FAMILY LIFE
He is the former husband of Princess Diana, and his sons are Prince William and Harry. He married Camilla Parker Bowles in 2005.

ASSOCIATED WITH
He is the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II.