PRINCE WILLIAM Biography - Royalty, Rulers & leaders


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Name: William Arthur Philip                                                         
Born: 21 June 1982                                                                   
Prince William of Wales (William Arthur Philip Louis; born 21 June 1982) is the     
elder son of Charles, Prince of Wales and the late Diana, Princess of Wales. He     
is second in the line of succession to the British throne and those of each of       
the other Commonwealth Realms. He is also the President of The Football             
Association and supports Aston Villa Football Club. As the son of the Prince of     
Wales and the grandson of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of             
Edinburgh, Prince William is a member of the British Royal Family.                   
The prince is as of 2007 serving as a Cornet in the Blues and Royals regiment of     
the British Army's Household Cavalry, together with his younger brother, Prince     
Harry. Within his regiment, he is known as Cornet William Wales.In 2008             
William was enrolled in the pilot training program at RAF Cranwell where he is       
referred to as "Flying Officer Wales", using his father's geographical name for     
his surname.