[182] The Duke has spoken out for LGBT rights as part of his work against cyberbullying, stating the importance of being "proud of the person you are" and discussing the effects of online abuse and discrimination. PRINCE HARRY has now not seen his grandfather, Prince Philip for over a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Both Princes William and Harry used Wales as their surname for military purposes; this continues to be the case for William since his creation as Duke of Cambridge.[238]. [222][223] In September 2017, Closer was fined €100,000 and its editor Laurence Pieau and owner Ernesto Mauri were each fined €45,000. As the Prince celebrates his 99th birthday, his family members are posing photos in … [68] During their second year, William shared a flat with Middleton and two other friends. The two princes enjoyed watching the final match between New Zealand and Australia together at the Rugby World Cup in 2015. He is a boy: in the next few years, perhaps the most important and sometimes painful part of his life, he will grow up and become a man. 1564 Flight from February to March 2012. The Duke of Edinburgh can be seen cracking a smile at his grandchildren's excitement. [206], In 2006, William, along with other Sandhurst officers, took part in a one-mile (1.6 km) run to support the charity Sport Relief, as he had done in 2004 with a team from Clarence House. Names change—Prince Albert took the name of King George VI when he acceded the throne in 1936–as do titles—Prince William was just Prince William until his grandmother gave him a title, Duke of Cambridge, on his wedding day. [142] The Duke and Duchess toured Canada once again in September 2016. [102] In a 2009 interview, he dubbed this scar a "Harry Potter scar" and said, "I call it that because it glows sometimes and some people notice it—other times they don't notice it at all". [61] The Duke has discussed his work with BBC Future, describing working "odd shifts" and dealing mostly with critical care cases. 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As a British prince, William does not use a surname for everyday purposes. Charles' father is Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, who will be 90 this year. [166] In May 2007, William became patron of both organisations. und Prinz Philip und gehört über seinen Vater und Großvater auch dem Haus Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg an, einer Nebenlinie des Hauses Oldenburg. [44] In June 2008, William participated in a £40m drug bust in the Atlantic, north-east of Barbados. As king, William would be the first monarch since Anne to descend from Charles I and the first to descend from Charles II. He spent parts of his gap year in Belize and Chile before earning a Scottish Master of Arts degree majoring in geography at the University of St Andrews. [226], The hereditary titles of Duke of Cambridge, Earl of Strathearn, and Baron Carrickfergus were announced on 29 April 2011 and formally patented on 26 May that year. [32], To prepare for his eventual management of the Duchy of Cornwall, in 2014 William enrolled in a vocational agricultural management course at Cambridge, which was organised by the Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership (CPSL), of which his father is patron. [89] She was admitted on 22 July 2013 to the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital, London, where Prince William had been delivered. Simon Perry. [108] In 2009, the Queen set up a private office for William with Sir David Manning as his adviser. [107] Prime Minister of Australia John Howard said, "We have for a long time embraced the idea that the person who occupies that post should be in every way an Australian citizen". As part of the Raleigh International programme in the town of Tortel, William lived with other young volunteers, sharing in the common household chores—including cleaning the toilet—and also volunteered as a guest disc jockey at a local radio station. [159] In October 2020, the Duke and Duchess met Volodymyr Zelensky, the President of Ukraine, and First Lady Olena Zelenska, at Buckingham Palace, the first royal engagement held at the residence since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. [216] The Duke and his wife have asked that, when off-duty, their privacy should be respected. [129] The tour began in New Zealand, visiting Wellington, Blenheim, Auckland, Dunedin, Queenstown and Christchurch. [171] He became associated with the organisation after he witnessed its work first hand in Africa. He was there for two of his grandsons, Prince William and Prince Harry, when their mother, Princess Diana, died. The selection process will be performed by the Duke, alongside a council of judges from six continents, overseen by a panel of experts. Later that year, William and Harry organised the Concert for Diana, in memory of their mother, which benefitted the charities and patronages of Diana, William, and Harry. 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