10 Unknown Facts About Charles III of British Royal Family
Charles III, born on November 14, 1948, will be the oldest person crowned King of the UK at 76.
He will be the first British monarch with a regnal number different from his predecessor due to the previous Charles II.
The longest-serving Prince of Wales, Charles III was invested on July 1, 1969.
An environmental advocate, he founded the Prince's Rainforests Project to combat deforestation.
Charles III has occasionally expressed his opinions on political matters, unlike his politically neutral mother.
He is passionate about architecture and urban planning, shaping the Prince's Foundation.
His support of alternative medicine has drawn controversy.
Charles III married Diana Spencer in 1981, with their troubled marriage ending in divorce in 1996.
He married Camilla Parker Bowles in 2005, who became the Duchess of Cornwall.
As monarch, Charles III will assume the roles of Head of State and international representative, bringing potential changes to the monarchy.