Prince Charles at 70: His life in pictures
14 November 2018, 09:53 | Updated: 15 November 2018, 07:54
On his 70th birthday, we take a look at Prince Charles' greatest photos, from childhood snaps to official portraits.
With 70 years of photos to choose from, we have picked some of our favourites to celebrate the birthday of the Prince of Wales.
Prince Charles squeezing in a practice drive before he upgraded to his Aston Martin
A fresh-faced Charles plays in a toy car in this black and white shot.
Prince Charles obligingly takes part in a family portrait
As a teenager going on young adult, it seems that Charles is less than impressed with having to take part in a family portrait. He is joined by his mother and father, and his three siblings Princess Anne, Prince Andrew, and Prince Edward.
Investiture of the Prince of Wales in 1969
Prince Charles takes part in the ceremony marking formal acknowledgement of his newly-created title the Prince of Wales. Queen Elizabeth II invested her son as the Prince of Wales during a ceremony at Caernarfon castle.
A young (and handsome) Charles
A young Prince Charles bares a striking resemblance to his children William and Harry.
Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer get married in 1981
The wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer, one of the most iconic weddings in history, took place on 29th July 1981 at St Paul's Cathedral in London.
Prince Charles the father
Prince Charles with his two boys, William and Harry.
Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall
In 2005, the Prince of Wales married Camilla Parker Bowles, who became the Duchess of Cornwall, at Windsor's Guildhall.
Prince Charles, William and Harry
Prince Charles, William and Harry enjoy a boys' day out at the Invictus Games.
Prince Charles and the Queen
Prince Charles and Queen Elizabeth II share some mother-son time reading her biography.
An official portrait of HRH Prince of Wales
A portrait of HRH Prince of Wales marking his 70th birthday today.
Prince Charles the family man
Here's the photo released to mark Prince Charles' birthday. It shows three generations of royals, as Charles sits with his children and grandchildren. He is pictured sat with his wife Camilla, children William and Harry, their wives Kate and Meghan, and his grandchildren George, Charlotte and Louis.