Prince Charles’ Life in Photos

We're taking look back at the Prince of Wales' best moments through the years.

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Charles, Prince of Wales, has led an extraordinary life as a royal. We've watched the 71-year-old heir to the throne (opens in new tab) journey from his childhood years to career milestones, marriages, and many travels around the world. Charles has served in the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy, holds great interest in architecture, and carries out hundreds of engagements each year. Aside from his royal duties, the eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II is also known as a family man—most notably as husband to Camilla; father to Princes William and Harry; and grandfather to Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis, and baby Archie (opens in new tab). Click through as we take a look back at some of his most memorable and important life moments in photos.

Jennifer Algoo
Jennifer Algoo

Jennifer Algoo is the Visuals Director at Harper's BAZAAR.  She is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts and has previously worked at Patrick McMullan Co. as well as completing internships at Martha Stewart Weddings, Vogue and CosmoGirl! Magazine.   Jennifer covers royal, celeb and art content as well as overseeing all visual assets on BAZAAR.com.  When she's not obsessing over the royals you can find her attempting to solve cold cases as an armchair detective, traveling and experimenting with new recipes.