William, Prince of Wales, KG, KT, PC, ADC is the British heir presumptive. He is King Charles III’s and Diana, Princess of Wales’s oldest son. William was born in London and attended Wetherby School, Ludgrove School, and Eton College. At the University of St Andrews, where he met his future wife, Catherine Middleton, he obtained a Master of Arts degree in geography.
William then attended the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst before joining the Blues and Royals. William graduated from Royal Air Force College Cranwell in April 2008 and joined the RAF Search and Rescue Force in early 2009. Beginning in July 2015, he worked as a full-time pilot with East Anglian Air Ambulance.
What is Prince William’s age?
Prince William was a child with his parents In 1982, Princess Diana and Prince Charles were married. On June 21, 1982, at 9:03 p.m., Prince William was born at the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital in London. He was Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales’s first child. In 2023, he celebrated his 41st birthday.
What is the Surname of Prince William?
William Arthur Philip Louis is his full name. He is also referred to as the Duke of Cambridge. Royals rarely use surnames, however, all descendants of Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II (save females who marry) have the surname Mountbatten-Windsor.
Where did Prince William Receive his Education?
William was educated at private schools, beginning with Jane Mynors’ nursery school and progressing to the pre-preparatory Wetherby School in London. He then went to Ludgrove School in Berkshire, near Wokingham.
William took the Eton College admission exam and was accepted. At A-Level, he studied Geography, Biology, and Art History. He studied Art History at the University of St Andrews before switching to Geography and getting a Scottish Master of Arts degree with upper second-class honors.
When Did Prince William Join the Military, and Is He a Pilot?
In December 2006, he finished 44 weeks of officer cadet training and was commissioned in the Blues and Royals regiment. He became a pilot in April 2008 after finishing flight training at the Royal Air Force College Cranwell.
In early 2009, he completed helicopter flying training in order to become a full-time pilot with the RAF Search and Rescue Force. In 2011, Prince William worked as a helicopter pilot. His service in the British Armed Forces terminated in September 2013.
In 2014, the Duke accepted a full-time position as a pilot with the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA), stationed at Cambridge Airport. Before assuming command of the Air Ambulance, William required a civil pilot’s license and additional training. The position was compensated, but he gave his whole pay (about £40,000 per year) to the Air Ambulance charity. The Duke resigned in July 2017.
When and How Did Prince William and Kate Middleton First Meet?
Kate Middleton was one of William’s university flatmates, and the couple started dating in 2003. She went to William’s passing-out procession at Sandhurst, which was her first high-profile occasion as his guest.
The pair were rumored to have split in April 2007, although she later joined William on vacation and was seen on different public occasions.
On their Wedding Day, William and Kate
Clarence House announced in November 2010 that Prince William and Kate Middleton would marry. In October, they got engaged in Kenya. William gave Catherine an engagement ring that belonged to his mother, Diana.
In 2010, William and Kate were married. The ceremony was held on April 29, 2011, at Westminster Abbey in London. Since then, William and Kate had three children: Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis.
William enjoys athletics and is an environmental activist. He launched the Earthshot Prize in 2020, inspired by US President John F. Kennedy’s “Moonshot” ambition to send a man to the Moon. It was to be given out in five categories over a ten-year period, with the purpose of “repairing the planet.” The first awards were given out in 2021.
Elizabeth II died on September 8, 2022, and Charles ascended to the throne. William acquired the title duke of Cornwall from his father, who shortly bestowed the additional title prince of Wales upon him.