Prince William

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  • Name: Prince William ( William Arthur Philip Louis )
  • Date of birth: 21 June 1982.
  • Age: 34 years
  • Place of birth: London
  • Height: 191
  • Activities: Duke of Cambridge, second heir to the throne of great Britain, an officer of the Royal horse guards UK
  • Marital status: Married to Kate Middleton

    Prince William: a biography

    Prince William is one of the most famous personalities in the world community and modern European history. He is a member of the British Royal family and the first heir to the throne after his father, considers himself not only the gift, but also a heavy curse. Despite this grandson of Queen Elizabeth II accepted the fact that he is a descendant of the Royal blood and dignity performs his duties in a secular society, what attracts the attention of hundreds of thousands of people.

    Biography of Prince William originates on 21 June 1982 in London St Mary’s hospital. He was born in the Royal couple of Prince Charles of Wales and Princess Diana, becoming the first heir to his father on the throne. William Arthur Philip Louis was born first from their parents and from the moment of birth has gained immense popularity in the society, as was the only member of the Royal family born outside of the Palace.

    Since childhood Prince William was restless and curious child and loved to fool around and play around like normal children. But the boundless love of a mother forced him in adolescence and sensible with a Tomboy to turn into a real Prince. Then he took up his studies and all his spare time was devoted to books, for which Princess Diana became jokingly call him «the thinker.»

    A distinctive feature of education of Prince William and his brother Harry have become a common boarding school in Berkshire, as their mother categorically insisted that her children were taught not in the traditional stand-style, and on a par with other children. Prince William training at school calls her the happiest of days, since that is where he socialized and learned to communicate with people in the future allowed him to win the love of the British. In school, he lived in one room with four students with whom classes were taught reading, arithmetic and writing. Also he was actively fond of sports and has achieved considerable success in football, hockey, marathon and athletics.

    In 1995, after leaving school the Duke of Cambridge enrolled at the prestigious Eton College, where studied art history, geography, and biology. It is given all the relevant subjects, so the teachers remember the heir to the Royal throne as a diligent and polite student with a sense of modesty and tact. Due to the developed in elementary school sociability Prince William quickly made friends, but the truth, in Eaton, he had to live in a separate room, but not because of arrogance, but because of security reasons.

    The first year a happy and joyful life in College is over for Prince William, a terrible shock. In late August 1996, divorced her parents the Prince of Wales and Princess Diana. The heir to the Royal throne worried the breakup of their relationship, but was the main supporter of his mother in the Royal family, because he felt her boundless love.

    Parental divorce was not the last misfortune to the Royal family – 31 August 1997 in a car crash killed Princess Diana, that has put Prince William in a deep shock. It is very hard to bear the loss of a loved person, so he became uncommunicative, he stopped attending classes and is completely closed in itself. It was at that moment he has formed the so-called phobia, which is expressed in hatred of journalists as a Royal heir finds «paparazzi» are the main culprits for the death of his mother.

    To return to normal life and defeat the stress of the Duke of Cambridge had to ask for help to a shrink, which helped William to overcome his grief. Then the Prince took himself in hand and continued her studies, trying to fulfill all the cherished dreams of his dead mother who wanted her children were educated.


    After Eton, Prince William took a one year break in study and devoted himself to Royal matters. He decided to follow in the footsteps of Princess Diana, so all this time spent traveling the world. The Duke of Cambridge has visited many third world countries, where they conducted large-scale charity action, as did his mother. During this time, William was able to gather my thoughts and find direction for their future education.

    The selection of a Royal heir fell on the prestigious St. Andrews University located in Scotland, where he applied for enrollment for the overall program. William became a student of the University in the Department of art history. The study did not brought great pleasure to Prince William, and he even wanted to withdraw from the University, but after the third year I decided to change the specification for geography, which has captured him and allowed to finish school with a prestigious diploma.

    Further activities Prince William was to carry out socially useful Affairs in the public service. He actively represented Queen Elizabeth II at a gala event in New Zealand dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the end of world war II, and also worked in the management of rural estate and various financial institutions.

    In mid-2006, the Prince William entered the Royal Military Academy, than repeated the career of all members of the Royal family in the male line. He had to serve in the British regiment of the Royal horse guards. In 2009, he graduated from Sandhurst with the rank of Junior Lieutenant and enrolled in flight school CWS, from which came the rank of captain.

    In the same period, Prince William was awarded the honorary title of defense counsel (a barrister), which made him the sixth member of the Royal family, which, since the XIX century, managed to obtain this prestigious title. But advocacy is not strongly attracted by the heir to the Royal throne, so he decided to devote himself to work in the rescue service in the UK.

    He enlisted in the composition of the rescue base of the Royal air force, the forces which are localized on the Welsh island of Anglesea. For the positions of helicopter rescue pilot he had to take part in many special operations, including the operation to rescue Russian sailors from the wreck of the ship «Swanland».

    Personal life

    Personal life of Prince William particularly attractive to society than his military success. Until 2011 he was the most eligible bachelor in the world, and after news of his engagement to Kate Middleton and even drew the attention of all Europe.

    With his future wife, the Duke of Cambridge met in 2003 while studying at St. Andrews University. Their relationship from the beginning has been fairly difficult because of the attention and attacks of journalists. This «attack» the lovers are unable to withstand, so in 2007 decided to divorce. Three years later the couple decided to renew the relationship, then the whole world has heard the news of the engagement of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

    The marriage of the heir to the Royal throne took place on 29 April 2011 at London’s St. Peter’s Church, which brought together thousands of people from all over the world who came to see the wedding ceremony of the Royal couple. According to media reports, the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton cost the municipal Treasury of nearly $175 million and became the most discussed event in all of Europe.

    After the Archbishop announced William and Kate are husband and wife, Queen Elizabeth II granted the young couple the titles of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Their official residence was Kensington Palace, which moved the newlyweds inherited from Princess Diana.

    Two years after the wedding, Kate Middleton gave the wife of the heir, who was born 22 Jun 2013. The happy parents named their son George, who, like the father from birth, became one of the most popular people on the planet. In 2014 it became known about the new pregnancy of the Duchess of Cambridge, which is may 2, 2015 gave birth to daughter Charlotte.

    After having children, Prince William decided to leave military service, and expressed a desire to devote himself to Royal duties and charity. Their efforts, he intends to send to the protection and preservation of wildlife, which is on the brink of extinction due to catastrophic climate change.


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