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Prinz Charles

68 Jahre

Seit William und Harry alt genug sind, um selbst Schlagzeilen zu machen, ist Prinz Charles fast aus den Klatschspalten verschwunden. Nun baut er Biogemüse an und wartet geduldig auf den Thron

  • Geboren , Buckingham Palace, London/ England/ UK
  • VornameCharles Philip Arthur George
  • Name Mountbatten-Windsor, Prince of Wales
  • Grösse -
  • Sternzeichen Skorpion

Biografie von Prinz Charles

Er baut Biogemüse an, interessiert sich für Architektur und setzt sich für den Klimaschutz ein: weiß sich die Zeit zu vertreiben, während er auf den von England wartet. UNd wartet. Und wartet. Denn II. lässt ihren ältesten Sohn ganz schön zappeln. Nur vier Jahre nach seiner Geburt wurde sie zur Königin gekrönt und hat den Thron bis heute nicht verlassen. Auch an ihrem 60. Thronjubiläum im Februar 2012 machte sie klar: an Abdanken ist nicht zu denken. Also heißt es für den Prinzen weiter geduldig sein. Doch während der langen Wartezeit hat sich nie gelangweilt.

Archäologe und Historiker

Ende der 1960er Jahre studierte er Archäologie in Cambridge, wechselte aber schnell das Fach zu Geschichte. Seine Militärzeit absolvierte er bei der Royal Air Force und Royal Navy. Doch eine militärische Karriere war nie sein Plan, 1976 schied er aus der Armee aus.

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Die Traumhochzeit mit Lady Diana Spencer

Am 29. Juli 1981 heiratete er Spencer in St. Paul’s Cathedral. Eine Märchenhochzeit vor Rekordpublikum - mehr als eine Milliarde Menschen weltweit schalteten die Fernseh- und Radioübertragung ein. Doch es blieb ein offenes Geheimnis, dass der Prinz schon damals eigentlich eine andere wollte. Charles und Diana führten eine unglückliche Ehe, wurden dennoch Eltern von den Prinzen William (geboren 1982) und Harry (geboren 1984). Und Charles traf sich weiterhin mit seiner Jugendliebe Parker-Bowles.

Krise, Scheidung, Skandal

Da Diana von der Liaison wusste, soll sich das Ehepaar schon ab 1987 nur noch zu gesellschaftlichen Anlässen getroffen haben. Doch erst im August 1996 ließen sie sich scheiden. Die Skandale um Affären der beiden, die nach der Trennung ans Licht kamen, stürzten das Königshaus in eine , die ihren Gipfel erreicht als Diana bei einem tragischen Autounfall am 31. August 1997 in Paris ums Leben kam. Obwohl von ihr geschieden, flog Prinz Charles persönlich nach Paris und brachte den Leichnam Dianas zurück nach London, wo sie nach einer öffentlichen Zeremonie beerdigt wurde.

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Die skurrilen Abenteuer des Charles

Prinz Charles' Schlagtechnik beim Hurling sieht vielversprechend aus. Aber die irische Sportart keltischen Ursprungs gilt als extrem schnell. Ob das für einen 68-Jährigen im Anzug das Richtige wäre?
Der Traum vieler kleiner Jungen und vielleicht auch kleiner Prinzen: Englands Thronfolger wird zum Lokführer.
Zwei Joysticks und schon geht es los: Prinz Charles lenkt bei "MVV Energy" in Plymouth einen Kran.
Prinz Charles muss bei seinem offiziellen Serbien-Besuch nicht nur Würdenträger besuchen, Altstädte durchbummeln und einen Baum pflanzen, sondern er wird in einem eher kleinen Boot und im Gegensatz zu seiner Begleitung auch ganz ohne Schwimmweste durch die Marschen von Kovilj gefahren.

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Eine alte, neue Liebe: Hochzeit mit Camilla

So schlimm es klingt, aber der tragische Tod seiner Ex-Frau machte für Charles den Weg frei, offen zu seiner Beziehung mit Camilla Parker Bowles zu stehen. Auch die Queen gab schlussendlich ihren Segen. Er heiratete seine Jugendliebe am 9. April 2005, sie wurde die Herzogin von Cornwall und von Jahr zu Jahr nahm ihm das Volk seine Neuehe weniger übel. Zum zehnten Jahrestag der Hochzeit 2015 zeigte sich das Volk in Befragungen geradezu sanftmütig und kann sich langsam sogar - in Teilen - mit dem Gedanken an Camilla als künftige Königin anfreunden.

Sein Engagement und sein grünes Glück

Glücklich im Privatleben vertreibt er sich die Zeit als Schirmherr seiner Stiftung, dem "Prince's Trust", der sich für benachteiligte Jugendliche einsetzt oder dem "The Prince’s Rainforests Project". Er hat Bücher über Bio-Gärtnerei oder - philosophisch angehaucht - über Harmonie geschrieben. Und beim Reiten und Aquarellmalerei kann er wahrscheinlich sogar entspannen und vergessen, dass er immer noch ein paar Jährchen auf den Thron warten muss.

Autorin: Ines Weißbach

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The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall completed a three-day tour of Devon and Cornwall this week. TRH celebrated local food and drink, met local residents, and visited communities across the region. On Day Three, there was a festive atmosphere as The Duchess joined volunteers and staff from her Patronages for a party! 🎈The staff and their families had been invited to celebrate The Duchess's Birthday.

22.07.2017

🎈Happy Birthday Prince George!🎈 The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to share a new portrait to celebra… https://t.co/U4sHoy87To

22.07.2017

The Duke and Duchess are delighted to share a new official portrait of Prince George to mark His Royal Highness's fourth birthday tomorrow.🎈 The Duke and Duchess are very pleased to share this lovely picture as they celebrate Prince George's fourth birthday, and would like to thank everyone for all of the kind messages they have received. The photograph was taken at Kensington Palace at the end of June by Chris Jackson, Getty Images Royal Photographer.

21.07.2017

Thank you Devon and Cornwall for your warm hospitality and wonderful people! Here are the highlights of… https://t.co/6BLNiOW2iV

21.07.2017

Do widzenia and Auf Wiedersehen! 🇵🇱🇩🇪 The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, along with Prince George and Princess Charlotte, depart from Hamburg after their five-day tour of Poland and Germany. Before leaving, Their Royal Highnesses toured the Airbus training facilities and assembly line, which included exploring an EC145 Helicopter – the same type The Duke flies in his role as an Air Ambulance Pilot. Thank you for a wonderful week and to everyone who made it so special. Read the full story → http://bit.ly/2vaajqa

21.07.2017

Highlights from The Prince's visit to Okehampton, Devon, yesterday. #TRHinDevon https://t.co/j8vUpuSQTp

21.07.2017

RT @cornwallairamb: Her Royal Highness unveiling the plaque commemorating the visit for the 30th anniversary https://t.co/IYabXnsgJl

21.07.2017

To end #TRHinCornwall, The Duchess helped celebrate @cornwallairamb's 30th anniversary. HRH is their Patron. https://t.co/6kmWF0aVic

21.07.2017

HRH has been Patron of The Big Lunch since 2013. They've organised a special event to help encourage community spir… https://t.co/6bpw3WId0N

21.07.2017

Day Three - The Duchess has been treated to this performance by The Steelers at Tregunnel Hill. 🎵 Can you guess th… https://t.co/l000yGbNCC

21.07.2017

Day four of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's tour has taken them to Heidelberg, Germany. Today's events included pretzel making in Heidelberg market, and coxing a boat race along the River Neckar. Read the full story → http://bit.ly/2vaajqa

20.07.2017

The Prince visits Okehampton Camp, to see how The Duchy of Cornwall is working with the MOD to protect the landscap… https://t.co/lGTiHzuA1g

20.07.2017

"I am pleased that Prince Harry is able to present a new Colour to the Royal Air Force Regiment in this, your 75th Anniversary year, on my behalf as your Air Commodore in Chief." - The Queen Prince Harry today presented the RAF Regiment with a new Colour at RAF Honington, and delivered a message on behalf of The Queen. A Colour is a regimental flag which was traditionally carried into battle, and today they represent a regiment's honour and its devotion to duty. Following the ceremony His Royal Highness met a number of service personnel and their families, before officially opening the new Station Medical Centre. Read The Queen's Message: http://bit.ly/2u8C7eh

20.07.2017

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited Berlin as part of their five-day tour of Poland and Germany. Their Royal Highnesses were officially welcomed by the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, before visiting the iconic Brandenburg Gate. Today's events also included a visit to the Holocaust Memorial, where The Duke and Duchess met survivors of the Holocaust, before walking through the field of stelae – 2711 concrete blocks that represent the enormity of the Holocaust. Day three of the tour finished with a Queen's Birthday Garden Party, where The Duke delivered a speech and a message from The Queen. Read the full speech: http://bit.ly/2uD6kV4

19.07.2017

Today, The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh visited Canada House in London to celebrate Canada's 150th Anniversary of Confederation. Her Majesty and His Royal Highness were met by Canada's Governor-General, His Excellency Mr David Johnston and saw a Royal Collection Trust exhibition which highlights the special place of Canada House in the United Kingdom. Objects from The Royal Archives included an original program from the opening of Canada House in 1925 by King George V, a message from King George to people in the Eastern Canadian Arctic and Hockey memorabilia which had been presented to The Queen on various tours. After meeting guests The Queen and The Duke saw a performance by singer Eve Daniell. The Queen was then presented with a Sapphire Jubilee gift by the Governor-General and signed the visitor's book. Find out more about the visit here: http://bit.ly/2vjgnN0 #Canada150

19.07.2017

Day Two of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's visit to Poland saw them visit Stutthoff Concentration Camp before being greeted by huge crowds in Gdansk. Follow the visit at: http://bit.ly/2vaajqa

18.07.2017

Earlier today, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived in Poland to a warm welcome at the start of their two-day visit. Follow the visit on the Royal Family's website at: http://bit.ly/2vaajqa.

17.07.2017

Thank you for all the birthday wishes for HRH The Duchess of Cornwall. To mark the occasion, we are releasing a second photo, taken in the garden of Clarence House.

17.07.2017

To mark HRH The Duchess of Cornwall's 70th Birthday, we are releasing this new portrait, taken by Mario Testino. The image was taken in the Morning Room in Clarence House.

16.07.2017

From Llantrisant to Wrexham, The Prince of Wales has been meeting communities and visiting organisations across Wales this week. #HRHinWales As part of his annual summer visit to Wales, His Royal Highness began the week unveiling a new stained glass window in Llandovery which had been designed by local people on the theme of Welsh legends. Other engagements included touring The Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh, presenting awards to business owners at the PRIME Cymru’s annual ceremony and taking to the cockpit of a Hawk II aircraft at RAF Valley.

15.07.2017

Today The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh said goodbye to The King and Queen of Spain after this week's State Visit. King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia started their visit with a welcome at Horse Guards Parade - showing British Pageantry at its best. The visit also included a State Banquet involving three generations of The Royal Family. Watch the highlights ↓

14.07.2017

'I, personally, have always been in awe of the sea. As someone who has been fortunate to experience scuba diving, something I love doing, and seeing the incredible marine life, I have come to care deeply about life under our waters and the conservation of our oceans.' Last night, The Duchess made a speech at the unveiling of the new Hintze Hall at Natural History Museum, London, speaking for publicly for the first time about her interest in marine conservation. The Duchess, who is Patron of the museum, was greeted by Director Sir Michael Dixon and Sir David Attenborough to celebrate the new installation of a blue whale skeleton, named Hope. Hintz Hall opens to the public today. Find out more about Hope here: http://bit.ly/2vjPMyI

14.07.2017

This evening Prince Harry attended the world premiere of Christopher Nolan's new film Dunkirk – based on the evacuation of Dunkirk in World War II. Ahead of the premiere, HRH spent time meeting Dunkirk veterans who shared their experiences of serving in World War II. One of these veterans was 97 year-old George, who alongside two veterans from more recent conflicts, shared his story on the lasting impact of the war on his mental health. George has never really spoken about his experience in Dunkirk before this film. Watch him share his story: http://bit.ly/2sTT6zL Earlier in the day, The Prince accompanied The King and Queen of Spain on a tour around Westminster Abbey, the first time HRH has carried out an engagement in a State Visit. 📷PA

13.07.2017

Today The Duke of Cambridge, President of the FA, hosted a reception at Kensington Palace to wish the Women's England football team good luck in the UEFA Women's Cup. The Lionesses will depart for the tournament in the Netherlands later today, where they hope to improve on their third place finish in the 2015 World Cup – good luck ladies! Following the reception, The Duke and the England squad had a kick-about with girls participating in the Wildcats Girls' Football programme. Aiming to inspire girls into football, the programme has already established 200 clubs across England, creating a safe and fun environment for girls to enjoy sport. Find out more → http://bit.ly/2vgMDQ4

13.07.2017

Today, The Queen opened the new headquarters of the Metropolitan Police at New Scotland Yard. Her Majesty toured the new building and met police officers doing a wide variety of police work, from dog handling, to forensics to counter-terrorism. The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh also spoke to some of the first responders at the recent Westminster and Southwark attacks.

13.07.2017

Today, King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain began their State Visit to the United Kingdom with events which showed British pageantry at its best. The official arrival ceremony on Horse Guards Parade was followed by a procession down The Mall to Buckingham Palace, and the evening saw a spectacular State Banquet at Buckingham Palace. There were more intimate moments too, when The King and Queen and their hosts viewed items showing the historic links between their two families, and there was a tea at Clarence House for the Royal couple, hosted by The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.

12.07.2017

Here are the highlights of a wonderful tour as The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visited Canada. From attending a community feast in Iqaluit, to meeting the Prime Minister on Canada Day and delivering a speech to thousands of Canadians, it was a very warm and colourful visit.

12.07.2017

Each year, businesses around the UK receive Queen's Awards for outstanding achievement in innovation, international trade, sustainable development or promoting opportunity through social mobility. This year's winners gathered at Buckingham Palace for a reception hosted by The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh to mark their achievements. These talented entrepreneurs are now able to fly The Queen’s Award flag at their offices, and use the Queen's Award emblem. Past winners have reported benefiting from worldwide recognition, increased commercial value, greater press coverage and a boost to staff morale.

11.07.2017

The Duchess of Cornwall welcomed school children to Clarence House for a garden party to celebrate a literacy competition that saw 70 children's books distributed to 70 schools around the UK. The school children arrived on a special vintage bus... and the bus conductor was David Walliams! Authors Jacqueline Wilson, Charlie Higson and Malorie Blackman, and Children's Laureate Lauren Child were in attendance. See the full list of 70 books here: http://bit.ly/2t06zdm

11.07.2017

The Duke of Cambridge has visited RAF Coningsby to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF). The Duke is the BBMF Patron, which was formed on the 11th July 1957 by Wing Commander Peter Thompson using planes flown in the Battle of Britain. The Flight now acts a living tribute to those who have served, and lost their lives, in the RAF. At today's commemorations, The Duke had the chance meet veterans who flew and worked on the aircraft during the Second World War. The celebrations finished with an air display by the Flight, which took the form of a 'Thompson' – a new formation for 2017 in honour of BBMF Founder, Wing Commander Peter Thompson. Read more: http://bit.ly/2u9jfxW

11.07.2017

Prince Harry visited the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine today to learn more about its vital work combatting some of the world's most pressing health issues. The main focus of the visit was a roundtable discussion, led by the charity Sentebale, of which Prince Harry is Patron. At the roundtable, His Royal Highness and School Director Professor Peter Piot welcomed global leaders in HIV/AIDS and heard from Sentebale youth advocates from Lesotho and Botswana who described the challenges facing young people affected by HIV in southern Africa, and the reasons they believe youth across the region are failing to test for HIV and access relevant follow up care and treatment. Images: © Press Association

10.07.2017

Prince Harry has spent two days in Leeds meeting a number of local organisations, charities and companies to see the work they do supporting the local community. The visit began at the Leeds Community Foundation event 'Leeds Leads: Encouraging Happy Young Minds' – a charity fair and panel discussion addressing the mental wellbeing of the city's young people. As the new Patron of Rugby Football League, Prince Harry attended the Sky Try Rugby League Festival. This seven-year projects aims to get 700,000 more children into playing Rugby League. Day two saw Prince Harry celebrate and support the work of WellChild - the national charity for sick children, of which is he is Patron, as they completed their 300th 'Helping Hands' project. Before departing HRH toured new HARIBO sweet factory, meeting a number of the 730 staff who have been employed there from the local area. Read more → http://bit.ly/2sTQHEb

08.07.2017

The Princess Royal has spent four days visiting China, to celebrate the strong and growing links between the UK and China. 2017 also marks the 45th Anniversary of UK-China Ambassadorial Ties. Throughout the tour HRH had the opportunity to see the work of a number of charities that she regularly supports including, Save the Children, The British Horse Society and the Whitley Fund for Nature. The visit was also a chance to strengthen UK-China relations in a variety of areas. The Princess Royal met with a number of local politicians, alongside visiting a range of universities, research centres and organisations. Find out more → http://bit.ly/2tym2hO

07.07.2017

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