Prince Charles siblings: Born Prince Charles of Edinburgh on November 14, 1948 in Buckingham Palace to Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. He became King Charles III on September 8, 2022 following the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.
King Charles III is the eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He has three younger siblings, two brothers and a sister.
Who Are Prince Charles Siblings?
King Charles III, born Prince Charles of Edinburgh is the first son of Princess Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He was then followed by three younger siblings, namely Princes Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.
Meet Anne, Princess Royal
Anne, Princess Royal is the second child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. She was born Princess Anne of Edinburgh on August 15, 1950 in Clarence House. She happens to be the only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip as well as the only sister of King Charles III.
Princess Anne was third in the line of succession to the throne at the time she was born and moved a step higher after Queen Elizabeth II ascended the throne following the death of King George VI. However as we speak, she is 16th in the line of succession.
She has been Princess Royal since 1987, a title that will definitely be given to Princess Charlotte when Prince Williams becomes King. But long before that, she was just known as Princess Anne of Edinburgh. As Princess Royal, Anne now performs a number of official future and engagements on behalf of her brother, King Charles III.
Anne, Princess Royal is very much respected and loved by many due to her dedication to service and philanthropic works. Due to that, many refer to her as a “beacon of good, old fashioned public service” and the royal family’s “trustiest anchor.”
Anne, Princess Royal was first married to Mark Philips from 1973 to 1992. Mark Philips was a lieutenant in the 1st Queen’s Dragon Guards. However, after 16 years of marriage that produced two children, the couple decided to separate in August 1989 and eventually divorced in 1992.
She later married Sir Timothy Laurence in December 1992 after they first met in 1989.
Meet Prince Andrew, Duke of York
Prince Andrew is second son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He is also a younger brother of King Charles III.
Prince Andrew was born on February 19, 1960 in the Belgian Suite of Buckingham Palace. At birth, he became the first child to be born by a reigning British monarch since Princess Beatrice in 1857.
He is currently eighth in the line of succession to the throne although he resigned from public roles in May 2020 due to the constant criticism he was subjected to due to his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein. But before that, Prince Andrew, served as Duke of York and performed official duties and engagements on Queen Elizabeth II’s behalf.
Prince Andrew got married to Sarah Ferguson on July 23, 1986 at Westminster Abbey. The couple had two children together namely Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie.
However, their marriage later cracked and separated in March 1992. They eventually divorced on May 30, 1996 which received a lot of attention from the media.
Meet Prince Edward, Duke of Edinburgh
Prince Edward is the youngest child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He is also the youngest brother of King Charles III and is 13th in line of succession to the British throne.
He was born on March 10, 1964 at Buckingham Palace where he had his early education before before attending Collingham College, Kensington. From there, he attended Heatherdown School and then to Gordonstoun where he earned his A-levels. He then obtained his bachelor of arts degree in history at the University of Cambridge.
He has been married to his wife, Sophie Rhys-Jones since June 1999 and have two children together. He was made Earl of Wessex on their wedding day.