Prince William

Prince William Arthur Philip Louis was born on 21 June 1982 at St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, in London. He was christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury at Buckingham Palace.

Prince William began his education at Mrs Mynor's Nursery School in west London in September 1985, aged 3. In January 1987, William was enrolled at Wetherby School, also in London, and was a pupil there until July 1990. He spent five years at Ludgrove School from September 1990 until July 1995. Prince William is currently at Eton College, Windsor, where he will study geography, biology and history of art at A Level, after sitting 12 GCSEs.

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Prince William with his family August 1995
 at the Parade in The Mall in London to mark
 the 50th anniversary of VJ day
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Prince William's first public appearance was on a visit to Wales on St David's Day (1 March), at a service at Llandaff Cathedral, aged 8. In May 1995, Prince William accompanied his mother, father and brother to the 50th anniversary of VE (Victory in Europe) commemorations in Hyde Park; he also accompanied his family to the VJ (Victory in Japan) Day 50th anniversary commemorations in front of Buckingham Palace and in the Mall in August 1995.
His Mother Princess Diana,
" The Peoples Princess" 
was burried at Westminster Abbey
on 6 September 1997.

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Prince William is a keen sportsman and prefers football, rugby, tennis, swimming and water polo. At Ludgrove, he was rugby and hockey team captain and represented the school at cross-country running. William is also a crack clay pigeon shooter, winning the school's prize in 1994. He has acted in school plays, and enjoys reading and film-going.


Many feel Prince William has many of the characteristics the world loved in his Mother.

Prince William Celebrated his 18th Birthday on June 21, 2000.  In his honor many nations of the the world released several commemorative stamps, coins and First Day Covers.  

At we aim to provide you with images of ALL of these Prince William Collectibles.

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Prince William on the  ski slopes of Whistler, Canada, March 1998


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