Prince Charles at 70: A royal life in photos

2018-11-07 11:29

Cape Town - Charles, Prince of Wales will celebrated his 70th birthday on Wednesday, 14 November.

The firstborn son of Queen Elizabeth is first in line to the British throne and will be expected to take over when his mother - who is the longest reigning monarch - dies or if she were to abdicate.

In celebration of his milestone year, we take a look back at his life as a royal.

Prince Charles - who is currently on a tour around Africa with his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall - started his birthday celebrations early after he was presented with a cake covered with berries, chocolate and white and gold icing during his visit to Ghana.

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