The Royal Wedding 29th April 2011

Prince William and Kate Middleton were married at Westminster Abbey in London on 29th April 2011. Royal Wedding 2011 Info covers all of the latest news, analysis, insight and discussion. The Royal Couple are now The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Prince William

Prince William at RAF Cranwell

Full Name: William Arthur Philip Louis Windsor
Date of Birth:  21st June 1982 
Place of Birth: St. Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London, England
Eye Colour: Blue
Height: 6ft and 3 inches
Current Title: His Royal Highness Prince William of Wales
Parents: Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales (nee Spencer)
Siblings: Prince Henry (Harry) of Wales

Interesting & Fun Facts About Prince William
  • Prince William is left-handed.
  • When Prince William, 13, said he had a crush on Cindy Crawford, his mum Diana invited the supermodel to join them for tea. Crawford fulfilled William's dream when she came to the palace on Easter in 1996.
  • At 15, Prince William ranked No. 1 on the men's list in the annual International Best-Dressed Poll.
  • Nicknames over the years have included Wills, Billy, Wombat, His Naughtiness & P-Willy.
Key Dates

June 21 1982
Prince William was born at St. Mary's Hospital in Paddington London to parents Prince Charles and Princess Diana. He was born at 9.03pm and he weighed 7lbs and 5 ounces.

Prince William is taken on a royal tour to Australia and New Zealand by his parents.

Prince William leaves Wetherby School in London to attend Ludgrove School in Berkshire.

Prince William Leaves Ludgrove School in Berkshire to attend Eton College.

August 1997
Princess Diana tragically killed in a road traffic accident in Paris.

Prince William enrolled at the University of St Andrews.

Prince William and Kate Middleton begin dating.

Prince William graduates in Geography from St Andrews University and goes on his first solo overseas tour to New Zealand.

January 2006
Prince William attends Sandhurst Military Academy.

May 2006
Prince William becomes President of England's Football Association

December 2006
Prince William is commissioned as an army officer at Sandhurst Military Academy.

Prince William becomes Royal Knight of the Garter

January 2009
Prince William transfers his commission to the RAF and was promoted to Flight Lieutenant.

January 2010
Prince William graduates from the Defence Helicopter Flying School at RAF Shawbury where he then transferred to the Search and Rescue Training Unit at RAF Valley on Anglesey.

September 2010
Prince William graduates his training course on the Sea King search and rescue helicopter at RAF Valley. The prince will remain at RAF Valley for his operational tour.

16th November 2010
Clarence House announces that Prince William and Kate Middleton are to marry.

23rd November 2010
It was announced that the royal wedding would take place on 29th April 2011 at Westminster Abbey.