Prince William is the eldest son of The Prince of Wales and the late Diana, Princess of Wales.
Prince William Arthur Philip Louis was born on
21 June 1982 at St Mary's Hospital, Paddington,
in London. He was christened by the Archbishop
of Canterbury at Buckingham Palace.
In 1998 both young Princes were with The Prince of Wales, for brief public appearances and a skiing holiday in Whistler, British Columbia. Like his brother, Prince William is a keen skier.