Prince of Wales
The Prince of Wales is the eldest son of The Queen and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Born in 1948, he is the 21st holder of the title
Prince of Wales in the last 700 years.
On the accession of Queen Elizabeth in 1952, he became heir apparent to the throne. He also automatically became Duke of Cornwall, Duke of Rothesay, Earl of Carrick and Baron Renfrew, Lord of the Isles, and Prince and Great Steward of Scotland. He was formally invested as Prince of Wales in 1969.