Prince Charles will become king; A look at who the next successors are


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Prince Charles will become king; A look at who the next successors are

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Queen Elizabeth II died Thursday at the age of 96 at Balmoral Castle, Scotland. With her death, her eldest son Charles, Prince of Wales, became King Charles III. With his ascension to the throne, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge is now the next to take the throne. The royal title in the UK is passed on under absolute primogeniture laws, which were established in 2015 after the Succession to the Crown Act, 2013 was passed. Here is an overview of the order of succession to the throne of the UK as it currently stands.

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Prince William, Duke of Cambridge | (40) N/A King Charles III and Princess Diana

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Prince George of Cambridge | (9) N/A Prince William and Duchess Kate Middleton (Image source: https://www.royal.uk/)

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Princess Charlotte of Cambridge | (7) D/O Prince William and Duchess Kate Middleton (Image source: https://www.royal.uk/)

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Prince Louis of Cambridge | (4) N/A Prince William and Kate Middleton (Image source: https://www.royal.uk/)

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Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex | (37) N/A King Charles III and Princess Diana

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Archie Mountbatten-Windsor | (3) N/A Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan Markle (Image source: https://www.royal.uk/)

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Prince Andrew, Duke of York | (62) N/A Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

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Princess Beatrice | (34) D/O Prince Andrew and Duchess Sarah Ferguson

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Princess Eugenie | (32) D/O Prince Andrew and Duchess Sarah Ferguson

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Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex | (58) N/A Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip


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