Queen Elizabeth II. Who is next in line to take the throne

Charles, Elizabeth's 73-year-old oldest son and former Prince of Wales

former Prince of Wales, has just been crowned King of England

The Queen Consort is now his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, as desired by Elizabeth at her royal jubilee in February.

Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, will take the throne following King Charles III

 He is the older child of Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales, who tragically lost her life in a car accident in 1997.

Prince George of Cambridge, who is 9 years old, will come after William

 Kate Middleton, often known as Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is William's spouse and the mother of George.

Prince Louis of Cambridge, 4, and Princess Charlotte, 7, are George's younger siblings who are less likely to succeed him as heir.

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