Prince William, Duke o Cambridge

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Prince William
Duke o Cambridge (mair)
Prince William of Wales RAF.jpg
Prince William in his Ryal Air Force uniform on 12 Juin 2010
Born (1982-06-21) 21 Juin 1982 (age 35)
St Mary's Hospital, Lunnon
Spouse Catherine, Duchess o Cambridge
(m. 2011)
Issue Prince George o Cambridge
Princess Charlotte o Cambridge
Full name
William Arthur Philip Louis[fn 1]
Hoose Hoose o Windsor
Faither Charles, Prince o Wales
Mither Diana, Princess o Wales
Releegion Kirk o Ingland
Seegnatur Prince William's signature

Prince William, Duke o Cambridge KG KT ADC(P) (William Arthur Philip Louis;[fn 1] born 21 Juin 1982), is the elder son o Charles, Prince o Wales, an his first wife, Diana, Princess o Wales. His paternal grandparents are Queen Elizabeth II an Prince Philip, Duke o Edinburgh. He is seicont in line tae succeed his grandmither, efter his faither.

Prince William wis educatit at fower schuils in the Unitit Kinrick an obtained a degree frae the Varsity o St Andrews. He spent pairts o a gap year in Chile, Belize, Tanzania, an Kenyae, whaur he haes lived an holidayed several times. Prince William haes an aa taken Kiswahili studies at varsities in Kenyae an Tanzanie. He an aa completit trainin as an afficer (eventually bein commissioned as a Lieutenant in the Blues an Ryals Regiment), an a pilot (earnin his wings bi completin pilot trainin at Ryal Air Force College Cranwell) in the Breetish militar. He then unnerwent helicopter flyin trainin in order tae acome a full-time pilot wi the Search an Rescue Force.

Prince William mairit Catherine Middleton, on 29 Aprile 2011 at Westminster Abbey. Oors prior tae the event, he wis creatit Duke o Cambridge, Earl o Strathearn, an Baron Carrickfergus. Thair first bairn, Prince George o Cambridge, wis born on 22 Julie 2013, an thair seicont, Princess Charlotte o Cambridge, wis born on 2 Mey 2015.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 As a member o the Ryal Faimily entitled tae be cried His Ryal Heichness, William formally haes na surname. When ane is uised, it is Mountbatten-Windsor. In his militar career, William uises the surname Wales.[1] Accordin tae letters patent o Februar 1960, his hoose an faimily name is Windsor. The middle name Louis is pronoonced /ˈl.i/.

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  1. Duke of Cambridge to deploy to Falklands, Ministry of Defence, 10 November 2011, retrieved 11 November 2011 

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