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Prinz Charles

69 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 Thron 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 Krise, 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

Ein Prinz auf den Spuren von "Doctor Who": Charles, auf Besuch in Malaysia, hat die Ehre, eine Fabrik durch den Nachbau der bekannten Raum-Zeit-Maschine aus der Fernsehserie zu betreten. Ohne Folgen, wie man sieht.
In einer Staubsauger-Fabrik in Singapur probiert Prinz Charles das neueste Modell. Lässig, mit einer Hand.
Staubsaugen auf diese Art scheint dem Prinzen von Wales zu liegen.
Ein Besuch, zwei Kinder: Miles Johnsten ist zum Heulen, als Prinz Charles vorbeikommt. An seiner Ausstrahlung auf Kinder müsste der Prinz von Wales vielleicht noch arbeiten. Oder ob es an der Uniform liegt, die den Kleinen verschreckt hat?

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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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Today The Duchess of Cambridge visited Great Ormond Street Hospital and Children's Charity to officially open the Mittal Children's Medical Centre, home to the new Premier Inn Clinical building. The Centre will help the hospital to deliver world-class care to even more children, by providing modern facilities and increasing patient capacity. Her Royal Highness, as Patron of Wimbledon, then travelled to Bond Primary School to see the work of the Wimbledon Foundation's Junior Tennis initiative. The initiative promotes the benefits of physical activity and has introduced more than 195,000 local children to the sport through free tennis coaching sessions. Read more: http://bit.ly/2B7Frsd

17.01.2018

In tonight's Art, Passion & Power, @AndrewGrahamDix looked at the works acquired by the founders of the modern Roy… https://t.co/Uv3sydNumf

16.01.2018

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited Coventry today. Their Royal Highnesses began the day with a tour of Coventry Cathedral before opening the new £59m Science and Health Building at Coventry University – one of the UK's fastest growing universities. TRH then visited the Positive Youth Foundation which works with over 2,500 young people each year who live in challenging circumstances. Services offered at The Foundation enable young people to make positive life choices and achieve their full potential. Read more about their visits here: http://bit.ly/2DxSINn

16.01.2018

Tonight, @BBCFour will show the first in a four-part series on the Royal Collection and @RCT: Art, Passion & Power.… https://t.co/ubzHQJ3jQq

16.01.2018

RT @RCT: The centrepiece of #RoyalCollectionSeason is a 4-part television series, 'Art, Power & Passion: The Story of the Royal Collection'…

16.01.2018

15.01.2018

This #rainbow was spotted over St James’s Palace today 🌈 https://t.co/WgaA8rtW4Q

15.01.2018

The 500 Words competition 2018 has launched! BBC Radio 2’s short story competition for children (with The Duchess of Cornwall as its Honorary Judge) is open for entries until the 22nd February. The #500Words final will be hosted by Chris Evans at Hampton Court Palace on 8th June, where the winners will be given a ride in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and will be treated to Tea on the Thames aboard HM The Queen’s rowbarge, Gloriana.

15.01.2018

The 500 Words competition 2018 has launched! 📚 @BBCRadio2’s short story competition for children (with The Duches… https://t.co/jqXaJB39Iz

15.01.2018

RT @RCT: Learn more about the orb, sceptres & crowns which make up the #crownjewels in our online trail. #RoyalCollectionSeason https://t.c…

14.01.2018

RT @RCT: The Gold State Coach has been used at every coronation since George IV’s in 1821. The Queen talks about her experience of travelli…

14.01.2018

Tonight watch as The Queen talks about her experience of travelling in The Gold State Coach for Her Majesty's Coronation, in the new programme The #Coronation on BBC One at 20:00 GMT. The Coach has been used at every Coronation since George IV’s in 1821. Also in the programme, which is part of the Royal Collection Trust Season on the BBC, The Queen looks back at her own Coronation on 2 June 1953 and reflects on the symbolic importance of the Coronation ceremonies. Find out more about The Queen's Coronation here > http://bit.ly/2rMoBP7

14.01.2018

The Princess Royal spent the day in Cornwall yesterday visiting a number of local charities, organisations and businesses. See more here: http://bit.ly/2CXjCwT As Patron of the Restorative Justice Council, HRH's visit yesterday celebrated the work done in Cornwall's schools by the Cornish enterprise, RJ Working CIC. RJ Working offers training and support to Cornwall’s schools, colleges & universities to help develop ways students and staff respond to difficult and challenging situations. During her time in Cornwall, The Princess Royal met volunteers at the Save the Children UK shop in Constantine and visited the home of award-winning cheese, Cornish Blue in Liskeard.

12.01.2018

The new TV programme, The Coronation - set to be broadcast on BBCone this weekend - tells the incredible story of The Crown Jewels and the ancient ceremony for which they are used. The Crown Jewels, which form part of Royal Collection Trust consist of 140 items and contain 23,000 precious stones. It is the largest collection of Royal regalia in the world. In the hour-long film to be shown at 8pm on BBC One, The Queen looks back at her own Coronation on 2 June 1953 and reflects on the symbolic importance of the Coronation ceremonies. Find out more about The Royal Collection Season, which is a major partnership between Royal Collection Trust and the BBC here > http://bit.ly/2D6TxzR

12.01.2018

In @BBCFour’s Art, Passion & Power (starting on Tuesday), @AndrewGrahamDix speaks to The Prince of Wales about HRH’… https://t.co/9H9GUDyB6O

12.01.2018

Today The Duke of Cambridge, President of the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation, visited the hospital to view two new pioneering robotic surgeries, which are revolutionising the way cancer patients are treated. Later today, His Royal Higness took part in a discussion hosted by men's mental health charity CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably), as they launch their new mental health initiative the #BestManProject. The project is promoting the positive benefits that friendship can have on mental health and teaching others how to recognise when a friend is in need. CALM is one of the main charity partners of Heads Together the mental health campaign founded in 2016 by The Duke alongside The Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry. Read more: http://bit.ly/2FoDQBm

10.01.2018

Today, The Duchess of Cambridge visited Reach Academy in Feltham. The school is deeply committed to working with parents and believes that communication between home and school is vital. Working in collaboration with the mental health charity Place2Be and other organisations, the school provides a range of support for students, parents and staff members. The Duchess visited a Nursery class where she heard about the Academy's Early Years Provision and Parenting Support. The school also has a farm, complete with a puppy named Bear who is being trained as a therapy dog by pupils. The Duchess ended the visit by speaking to older students about the support on offer at the Academy, which includes LGBT groups, a Girls' Group and emotional wellbeing support.

10.01.2018

Today, Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle visited the Reprezent FM studios at POP Brixton in South London to see their work supporting young people through creative training in radio and broadcasting. The Reprezent training programme was created in 2008 in response to an alarming rise in knife crime and has since helped over 4,000 young people develop and socialise through radio. The programme trains hundreds of people every year, enabling them to progress into further education and employment opportunities. HRH and Ms. Markle met some of the current and former volunteers who have benefited from the training and heard about the impact it has had on their lives.

09.01.2018

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to share two photographs of Princess Charlotte at Kensington Palace this morning. The images were taken by The Duchess shortly before Princess Charlotte left for her first day of nursery at the Willcocks Nursery School.

08.01.2018

08.01.2018

Her Majesty The Queen is to share her memories of her 1953 Coronation in a new documentary film on BBC One as part of the ‘Royal Collection Season’ in partnership with Royal Collection Trust this year. As part of the film, to mark the 65th anniversary of Her Majesty's Coronation, The Queen shares memories of the ceremony as well as that of her father, King George VI, in 1937. The Royal Collection Season reveals the fascinating history of the Royal Collection - one of the largest and most important art collections in the world - bringing both the masterpieces and some of the lesser-known works of art, and the stories behind them, to audiences across Britain. Find out more about the Season here - bbc.in/2Cty3Ni

03.01.2018

Happy New Year’s Eve! 2017 was a busy year for The Royal Family. As well as the usual ceremonial events, happy announcements were made and exciting new initiatives were set out. As 2018 approaches, here’s a look back at some of the key moments of the past year. More here: http://bit.ly/2lyHLCP

31.12.2017

If you missed this morning’s BBC Radio 4 Today programme guest-edited by Prince Harry, there’s still time to listen online. Topics covered included Artificial Intelligence, life in the Armed Forces and mental health in the workplace. Former US President Barack Obama spoke about creating a platform for the leaders of tomorrow and The Prince of Wales and Prince Harry shared their passion for fighting climate change. Read our round-up on the Royal Family website: https://www.royal.uk/prince-harry-guest-edits-bbc-radio-4s-today-programme

27.12.2017

This morning, Prince Harry is guest editing BBC Radio 4‘s Today programme. The three-hour broadcast will cover a number of topics which HRH is particularly passionate about, including technology, youth violence, the Armed Forces, mental health, the future of the Commonwealth, conservation and the environment. The programme features an interview with former US President Barack Obama as well as a special conversation between Prince Harry and his father The Prince of Wales. Listen live from 6:00GMT at https://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4.

27.12.2017

"We think of our homes as places of warmth, familiarity and love... there is a timeless simplicity to the pull of home." Watch Her Majesty The Queen's Christmas Broadcast 2017. Merry Christmas to all. #ChristmasDay2017

25.12.2017

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Today, at 3pm GMT, tune in to watch The Queen's Christmas broadcast on TV, radio and here online on our Facebook page. This morning The Queen and members of The Royal Family attended the Christmas service at Sandringham Church in Norfolk. #Christmas2017

25.12.2017

Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle have chosen to release three official photographs to mark their engagement. The photographs were taken by photographer Alexi Lubomirski earlier this week at Frogmore House, Windsor. Prince Harry and Ms. Markle have been touched by all of the messages of congratulations they have received, and hope that everybody enjoys these photographs as much as they do.

21.12.2017

Today Prince Harry was appointed Captain General Royal Marines, succeeding the role from The Duke of Edinburgh. The Queen was pleased to give her formal approval to the appointment today as The Duke of Edinburgh, accompanied by Prince Harry, carried out his last official duty as Captain General. Their Royal Highnesses received Major General Robert Magowan, Commandant General Royal Marines, and Major General Charles Stickland, Commandant General Royal Marines Designate at Buckingham Palace. The Duke's association with the Royal Marines dates back 64 years to 2 June 1953, when he was appointed Captain General in succession to The Queen's father, King George VI. More here: http://bit.ly/2yYZcAV

19.12.2017

This morning The Band of the Coldstream Guards played a selection of Christmas carols at Buckingham Palace during Changing the Guard - and this 360° video captures the tradition like never before. You can watch the video on your phone or tablet by physically moving your device around. If you're using a desktop computer, just click and drag your mouse to change the angle. Merry Christmas!

15.12.2017

The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry today attended the Grenfell Tower National Memorial Service at St Paul’s Cathedral in London. The service, which was attended by members of the community from all faiths, remembered those who died in the tragedy and was an opportunity to give thanks for the emergency services, recovery teams and volunteers.

14.12.2017

Christmas carolers greeted The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall and The Archbishop of Canterbury today during a visit to Borough Market. Their Royal Highnesses visited to see how traders, restaurateurs and shoppers have recovered from the terrorist attacks in June and were preparing for Christmas. Their Royal Highnesses toured the many stalls of Borough Market, chatted to shoppers, and met traders. TRH also spoke to a group of people who experienced the attack or whose staff helped clients to safety. The Archbishop said of the visit: "I think the courage of people - I was just talking to one of the security guards and someone at the pub - the courage of people of just picking themselves up, pressing on and keeping going just says so much about this country and this city."

13.12.2017

Every year, The Duchess of Cornwall invites children to help decorate the Christmas tree at Clarence House. Today, the event was attended by families supported by Helen & Douglas House (of which Her Royal Highness is Patron), and Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity. The children then joined The Duchess for lunch, featuring Christmas tree biscuits and mince pies (of course!) The Buckingham Palace Christmas Trees have also arrived! Did you know that the displaying the Christmas trees was introduced to Britain in the late eighteenth century by Queen Charlotte, consort of George III? Although the fir Christmas Tree was later popularised by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in the nineteenth century. Find out more about The Royal Family at Christmas: http://bit.ly/2AzS7fT

13.12.2017

Tonight, The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry attended the European premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi at the Royal Albert Hall. The premiere was hosted in aid of The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry. The Foundation invited more than 400 young people, military veterans and volunteers who have taken part in its programmes to join Their Royal Highnesses at the premiere.Guests include representatives from Coach Core, Full Effect, and military programmes such as the Endeavour Fund. The premiere was an opportunity to recognise and celebrate people who have worked hard to change their lives and the lives of others. On behalf of The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry, The Royal Foundation also invited some of the families who were affected by the Grenfell Tower tragedy, alongside representatives of the local fire services and the charities and organisations who are now helping them recover and try to rebuild their lives.

12.12.2017

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