Prince William Facts

Prince William Facts
Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, is the elder son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales. He is second in line to succeed his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, after his father Prince Charles. See the fact file below for more information on Prince William.
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William Arthur Philip Louis
Date of Birth
June 21, 1982

Birth Family
Charles Prince of Wales and
Diana, Princess of Wales
Place of Birth
London, England
Various schools around the United Kingdom. William attended Eton College.
After graduating from Eton, the Prince took a year off. In 2001 William enrolled and -obtained a degree from the University of St. Andrews.
William enrolled in the military and was commissioned as a lieutenant in the Blues and Royals regiment of the Household Cavalry. He later earned his wings by completing pilot training at Royal Air Force College Cranwell. In 2009, the Prince transferred to the Royal Air Force and was promoted to flight lieutenance. After completing his generic helicopter training, the Prince is now at RAF Valley’s Search and Rescue Training Unit receiving training on the Sea King search and rescue helicopter.
Reason for Fame
Prince William is second in the line of succession to 16 independent states, although he is resident and most directly involved with the United Kingdom the oldest realm.

Additional Information
Prince William has one younger brother, Harry and is currently dating Kate Middleton. The Prince’s mother, Diana died in an automobile crash when the Prince was fifteen years old. His mother, the late Princess of Wales’ work with HIV/AIDS and prevention, and the Prince of Wales’ work with the natural environment and the inner-city disadvantaged, directed William into those areas. He also showed a desire to focus on the needy in Africa, sometimes working with his brother’s charity, Sentebale. William is also an avid sportsman.