Prince William Bio - Biography

Name Prince William
Naionality British
Date of Birth 21 June 1982
Place of Birth St Mary's Hospital, London
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Prince William was born on 21 June 1982 (21:03) at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, West London, England. His father is Charles, Prince of Wales, the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His mother was the late Diana, Princess of Wales, youngest daughter of John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer and Frances Ruth Burke-Roche. As a male-line grandchild of the British monarch and son of the Prince of Wales, he is styled "His Royal Highness Prince William of Wales". As a child, he was affectionately called by his parents Wombat, Camel[citation needed], or Wills.

He was baptised by then Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Robert Runcie, on 4 August 1982, on the 82nd birthday of his paternal great grandmother Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon the Queen Mother. The baptism took place in the Music Room at Buckingham Palace. His godparents are: former King Constantine II of Greece, Sir Laurens van der Post, Princess Alexandra, the Duchess of Westminster, Lord Brabourne and Lady Susan Hussey.

Through his maternal grandfather, Prince William has descended from King Charles II of England and King James II of England. William, should he become King, will be the first monarch since Queen Anne to be descended from Charles I of England.

He has a younger brother, Prince Henry of Wales, born 15 September 1984.

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