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Name: Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise                                                       
Born 15 August 1950 (age 57)                                                             
The Princess Anne, Princess Royal (Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise; born 15 August           
1950), is a member of the British Royal Family and the only daughter of                 
Elizabeth II. She is the seventh holder of the title Princess Royal, and is             
currently tenth in the line of succession to the British Throne. At the time of         
her birth, she was third in line, but moved to second place from when her mother         
became Queen, until the birth of her brother, The Prince Andrew, in 1960.               
The Princess Royal is most famous for her charitable work. She is the only               
member of the British Royal Family to have competed in the Olympic Games.               
On 14 November 1973 Princess Anne married Mark Phillips, a Lieutenant and later         
Captain in the 1st Queen's Dragoon Guards at Westminster Abbey, London. The             
marriage was televised around the world with an estimated audience of 100               
million. The couple have two children, both of whom, like their mother, were             
born on the 15th day of a month:                                                         
Peter Phillips, born 15 November 1977                                                   
Zara Phillips, born 15 May 1981