Prince William turned 40 on June 21, 2022.
The Cambridge family is currently appearing as a happy and united family.
Prince William was not so lucky as a child.
Prince William, Kate Middleton and their three children always display the closest thing to the perfect family during their appearances. On the occasion of Father’s Day on Sunday, June 19, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, shared a touching photo of him with his three children. On June 21, 2022, the Duke of Cambridge turns 40. The father of George, 8, Charlotte, 7, and Louis, 4, is a real pillar on which his own family can count, but also the British monarchy. However, life was not always kind to the future king of England.
On the occasion of the 40th birthday of prince William, the magazine Here recalls that the eldest son of prince Charles and Lady Diana knew the life of castle. However, this does not mean that he had an easy life. Here is a reminder that the childhood of Prince William was marked by difficult times. Prince Charles, 73, and Princess Diana separated when Kate Middleton’s husband was just a teenager.
Prince William: the Duke of Cambridge had shown good heart and maturity
Prince Charles’ wedding to Lady Diana was seen by the whole world as the “wedding of the century”. However, behind the scenes of the world’s most publicized marriage, disputes and heartbreak reigned. The birth of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, had brought a little happiness and complicity within the couple of Charles and Lady Diana. However, that wasn’t enough to keep the couple together despite Queen Elizabeth II of England, 96, and Prince Philip trying everything.
Prince Charles and Princess Diana separated in December 1992. Lady Di broke the bad news to Prince William and Prince Harry before it became public. According to the book Prince William, the real life of a future king by Pierrick Jays, we can read that the two princes burst into tears. Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, now 40, reportedly told his mother: “I hope you’re both happier now.”
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