King Charles III was born on November 14, 1948, in Buckingham Palace, London, and was christened in the Music Room of Buckingham Palace on December 15 of the same year. He was educated at home until the age of eight, after which he attended Hill House School in west London, and then Cheam School, a boarding school in Berkshire. He went on to attend Gordonstoun School in Scotland, where his father had also studied. After leaving Gordonstoun, Charles attended Trinity College, Cambridge, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in anthropology, archaeology, and history. He also spent a year studying at the University of Wales in Aberystwyth.
Like his father and grandfather, King Charles III served in the British military. He trained as a jet pilot and served in the Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy from 1971 to 1976. He was promoted to the rank of lieutenant commander in the Royal Navy and squadron leader in the Royal Air Force.
King Charles III married Lady Diana Spencer in 1981, and the couple had two sons, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex. The marriage ended in divorce in 1996, and Diana died in a car crash the following year. In 2005, King Charles III married Camilla Parker Bowles, who had been his longtime friend and companion. She was known as the Duchess of Cornwall and now as the Queen Consort.
King Charles III is known for his charitable work and philanthropy. He has founded several organizations, including the Prince's Trust, which helps young people who are unemployed or struggling in other ways. He is also an advocate for environmental causes and has spoken out about the need to protect the planet for future generations.
King Charles III has lived a life in the public eye, and he has been a prominent figure in British society for decades.
With his dedication to charitable work and philanthropy and as King he will continue to be an important figure in British society and around the world for many years to come.