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Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex
Mon, 2018-May-21 01:27 UTC
Length - 2:43
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With 1,172,192 views on Sunday, 20 May 2018 our article of the day is Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex.
Prince Henry, Duke of Sussex (Henry Charles Albert David; born 15 September 1984) more commonly known as Prince Harry, is a member of the British royal family. He is the younger son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales, and is sixth in the line of succession to the British throne.
Harry was educated at schools in the United Kingdom and spent parts of his gap year in Australia and Lesotho. He then chose a military career and underwent officer training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He was commissioned as a cornet (i.e. second lieutenant) into the Blues and Royals, serving temporarily with his brother, Prince William, and completed his training as a troop leader.
In 2007–08, he served for over ten weeks in Helmand, Afghanistan, but was pulled out after an Australian magazine revealed his presence there. He returned to Afghanistan for a 20-week deployment in 2012–13 with the Army Air Corps. He left the army in June 2015.
Harry launched the Invictus Games in 2014, and remains patron of its Foundation. He also gives patronage to several other organisations, including the HALO Trust, the London Marathon Charitable Trust, and Walking With The Wounded.
On 27 November 2017, Prince Harry became engaged to marry American actress Meghan Markle and the two married on 19 May 2018. Hours before the wedding, his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II conferred on him the titles Duke of Sussex, Earl of Dumbarton, and Baron Kilkeel.
This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 01:27 UTC on Monday, 21 May 2018.
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