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With Charles becoming Britain’s king, his sons and grandchildren are next in succession for the monarchy. Here are the first 15 people in order of succession:1. Prince William, the elder son of Charles and the late Princess Diana. He is married to Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. Their three children follow him in the line of succession.The family live in Adelaide Cottage, a four-bedroom property in the grounds of Windsor Castle, Berkshire, about 25 miles from London.William has achieved the highest educational degree — Master of Arts — of any member of the royal family. He served in the military from 2006 to 2013, participating in more than 150 helicopter search and rescue operations.2. Prince George of Cambridge, born in July 2013.If all goes as planned and he becomes king after the reigns of his grandfather Prince Charles and his father Prince William, George — now second in line — will be the 43rd monarch since William the Conqueror.But for now, he’s still brushing up on his education: George currently attends Lambrook School near Windsor along with his younger sister, Princess Charlotte and his younger brother, Prince Louis.3. Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, born in May 2015.Third in line to the throne, Princess Charlotte was born into a more equitable era: In 2011, the British monarchy abolished a rule that gave preference to male heirs over their sisters in the line of succession. 4. Prince Louis of Cambridge, born in April 2018.Prince Louis, fourth in line to the throne, arrived during a busy season for the royal family; he was born just weeks before the 2018 wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan.5. Prince Harry, the younger son of Charles and Diana.Fifth in line to the throne, Prince Harry also trained in the military. In 2008, the British Ministry of Defense announced that Harry had secretly been serving in Afghanistan with his Army unit on a four-month mission since December 2007.The Duke of Sussex is also the founder of the Invictus Games, an international sporting competition for injured servicemen and women. The first games were held in London in 2014.6. Archie Mountbatten-Windsor, born to Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, in May 2019.In a significant milestone across the Commonwealth and within British society, baby Archie made history by becoming the first biracial British child in the royal family.When he was born — at which point he became seventh in line — he didn’t immediately qualify for the title of prince, and Buckingham Palace said at the time that his parents, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, had chosen not to use any title at all for their son.Now Charles has become King, Prince Harry’s son — who is now sixth in line — will be eligible to become His Royal Highness Prince Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.7. Lilibet Mountbatten-Windsor, born in June 2021.Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor was born in Santa Barbara, California, in June 2021 following the decision of her parents, Harry and Meghan, to step back from royal life in the UK and move to the U.S.Her unusual name is a tribute to her great-grandmother, the Queen — Lilibet was her family nickname. Baby Lili’s middle name, Diana, “was chosen to honor her beloved late grandmother, The Princess of Wales,” the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced in a statement.Seventh in line to the throne, the Queen’s 11th great-grandchild is the most senior royal in the line of succession to have been born overseas.Video below: Fast facts about Queen Elizabeth II8. Prince Andrew, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip’s second-eldest son.Prince Andrew is the third of the Queen’s four children, and eighth in line to the British throne. He served in the British Royal Navy for 22 years and was a helicopter pilot during the Falklands War.In 2019, the Prince announced that he was going to step back from public duties after a controversial interview in which he denied allegations that he had sex with an underaged woman who said she had been trafficked by sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.Andrew, who has been under intense scrutiny for his decades-long friendship with Epstein, said in a statement announcing his decision that the association became “a major disruption to my family’s work and the valuable work going on in the many organizations and charities that I am proud to support.”While he’s still a prince, Andrew no longer has an official role. 9. Princess Beatrice, elder daughter of Andrew and his former wife, Sarah Ferguson.Princess Beatrice, ninth in the line of succession to the British throne, married real estate specialist Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in a private ceremony in July 2020. The wedding was a significantly pared-back event attended by the Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and close family to ensure compliance with COVID-19 guidelines at the time.In September 2021, she gave birth to daughter Sienna Elizabeth Mapelli Mozzi, who became the 10th in line to the throne.Beatrice, 33, has a royal title but works a regular, full-time day job as vice president of partnerships and strategy at tech company Afiniti.10. Sienna Elizabeth, daughter of Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, born in September 2021.11. Princess Eugenie, Andrew and Sarah’s younger daughter.The younger York sister is 11th in the line of succession, and, after her cousin Prince Harry, was the second royal to throw a massive wedding in 2018.She wed Jack Brooksbank, a brand ambassador for Casamigos tequila, which was founded by George Clooney and Rande Gerber, husband of supermodel Cindy Crawford. Like her sister, Princess Eugenie has a fairly everyday job: she works as the director of the Hauser & Wirth art gallery in London.In February, she gave birth to her son August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, who is the 12th in line to the throne. 12. August Brooksbank, born to Eugenie and James Brooksbank in February 2021. 13. Prince Edward, the queen and Philip’s youngest child.The youngest child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Prince Edward is 13th in line to the British throne. He’s currently a full-time working member of the royal family. Prince Edward previously trained as a cadet in the Royal Marines and worked as a theater and TV producer.14. James, Viscount Severn, the younger child of Edward and his wife Sophie, Countess of Wessex.Despite being younger than his sister Lady Louise Windsor, the Viscount Severn is ahead of her in the line of succession because of the previous rule that saw the British monarchy favor male heirs over their sisters.15. Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor, Edward and Sophie’s daughter.The oldest child of the Earl and Countess of Wessex, Lady Louise Windsor is now 15th in line to the throne. Her parents chose more subdued royal titles and, with the permission of the Queen, gave their children titles in the style of an earl rather than prince and princess, according to The Independent.CNN contributed to this report

With Charles becoming Britain’s king, his sons and grandchildren are next in succession for the monarchy.

Here are the first 15 people in order of succession:

1. Prince William, the elder son of Charles and the late Princess Diana. He is married to Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. Their three children follow him in the line of succession.

The family live in Adelaide Cottage, a four-bedroom property in the grounds of Windsor Castle, Berkshire, about 25 miles from London.

William has achieved the highest educational degree — Master of Arts — of any member of the royal family. He served in the military from 2006 to 2013, participating in more than 150 helicopter search and rescue operations.

Jane Barlow/Pool Photo via AP, File

Britain’s Prince William visits at the Heart of Midlothian Football Club, in Edinburgh, Scotland, Thursday May 12, 2022.

2. Prince George of Cambridge, born in July 2013.

If all goes as planned and he becomes king after the reigns of his grandfather Prince Charles and his father Prince William, George — now second in line — will be the 43rd monarch since William the Conqueror.

But for now, he’s still brushing up on his education: George currently attends Lambrook School near Windsor along with his younger sister, Princess Charlotte and his younger brother, Prince Louis.

FILE - Britain's Prince George holds the hand of his father Prince William as they arrive to attend a Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at Westminster Abbey in London, Tuesday, March 29, 2022.

AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Fi

Britain’s Prince George holds the hand of his father Prince William as they arrive to attend a Service of Thanksgiving.

3. Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, born in May 2015.

Third in line to the throne, Princess Charlotte was born into a more equitable era: In 2011, the British monarchy abolished a rule that gave preference to male heirs over their sisters in the line of succession.

FILE - Britain's Princess Charlotte arrives to attend a Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at Westminster Abbey in London, Tuesday, March 29, 2022.

AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File

4. Prince Louis of Cambridge, born in April 2018.

Prince Louis, fourth in line to the throne, arrived during a busy season for the royal family; he was born just weeks before the 2018 wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan.

FILE - Britain's Prince Louis arrives for a special pantomime performance at London's Palladium Theatre, Friday Dec. 11, 2020, hosted by The National Lottery, to thank key workers and their families for their efforts throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aaron Chown/Pool via AP, File

Britain’s Prince Louis arrives for a special pantomime performance at London’s Palladium Theatre, Friday Dec. 11, 2020.

5. Prince Harry, the younger son of Charles and Diana.

Fifth in line to the throne, Prince Harry also trained in the military. In 2008, the British Ministry of Defense announced that Harry had secretly been serving in Afghanistan with his Army unit on a four-month mission since December 2007.

The Duke of Sussex is also the founder of the Invictus Games, an international sporting competition for injured servicemen and women. The first games were held in London in 2014.

FILE - Britain's Prince Harry arrives in the gardens of Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020.

AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File

Britain’s Prince Harry arrives in the gardens of Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020.

6. Archie Mountbatten-Windsor, born to Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, in May 2019.

In a significant milestone across the Commonwealth and within British society, baby Archie made history by becoming the first biracial British child in the royal family.

When he was born — at which point he became seventh in line — he didn’t immediately qualify for the title of prince, and Buckingham Palace said at the time that his parents, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, had chosen not to use any title at all for their son.

Now Charles has become King, Prince Harry’s son — who is now sixth in line — will be eligible to become His Royal Highness Prince Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

The British Royal family tree.

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The British Royal family tree.

7. Lilibet Mountbatten-Windsor, born in June 2021.

Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor was born in Santa Barbara, California, in June 2021 following the decision of her parents, Harry and Meghan, to step back from royal life in the UK and move to the U.S.

Her unusual name is a tribute to her great-grandmother, the Queen — Lilibet was her family nickname. Baby Lili’s middle name, Diana, “was chosen to honor her beloved late grandmother, The Princess of Wales,” the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced in a statement.

Seventh in line to the throne, the Queen’s 11th great-grandchild is the most senior royal in the line of succession to have been born overseas.

Video below: Fast facts about Queen Elizabeth II

8. Prince Andrew, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip’s second-eldest son.

Prince Andrew is the third of the Queen’s four children, and eighth in line to the British throne. He served in the British Royal Navy for 22 years and was a helicopter pilot during the Falklands War.

In 2019, the Prince announced that he was going to step back from public duties after a controversial interview in which he denied allegations that he had sex with an underaged woman who said she had been trafficked by sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

Andrew, who has been under intense scrutiny for his decades-long friendship with Epstein, said in a statement announcing his decision that the association became “a major disruption to my family’s work and the valuable work going on in the many organizations and charities that I am proud to support.”

While he’s still a prince, Andrew no longer has an official role.

9. Princess Beatrice, elder daughter of Andrew and his former wife, Sarah Ferguson.

Princess Beatrice, ninth in the line of succession to the British throne, married real estate specialist Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in a private ceremony in July 2020. The wedding was a significantly pared-back event attended by the Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and close family to ensure compliance with COVID-19 guidelines at the time.

In September 2021, she gave birth to daughter Sienna Elizabeth Mapelli Mozzi, who became the 10th in line to the throne.

Beatrice, 33, has a royal title but works a regular, full-time day job as vice president of partnerships and strategy at tech company Afiniti.

10. Sienna Elizabeth, daughter of Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, born in September 2021.

11. Princess Eugenie, Andrew and Sarah’s younger daughter.

The younger York sister is 11th in the line of succession, and, after her cousin Prince Harry, was the second royal to throw a massive wedding in 2018.

She wed Jack Brooksbank, a brand ambassador for Casamigos tequila, which was founded by George Clooney and Rande Gerber, husband of supermodel Cindy Crawford. Like her sister, Princess Eugenie has a fairly everyday job: she works as the director of the Hauser & Wirth art gallery in London.

In February, she gave birth to her son August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, who is the 12th in line to the throne.

12. August Brooksbank, born to Eugenie and James Brooksbank in February 2021.

13. Prince Edward, the queen and Philip’s youngest child.

The youngest child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Prince Edward is 13th in line to the British throne. He’s currently a full-time working member of the royal family. Prince Edward previously trained as a cadet in the Royal Marines and worked as a theater and TV producer.

14. James, Viscount Severn, the younger child of Edward and his wife Sophie, Countess of Wessex.

Despite being younger than his sister Lady Louise Windsor, the Viscount Severn is ahead of her in the line of succession because of the previous rule that saw the British monarchy favor male heirs over their sisters.

15. Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor, Edward and Sophie’s daughter.

The oldest child of the Earl and Countess of Wessex, Lady Louise Windsor is now 15th in line to the throne. Her parents chose more subdued royal titles and, with the permission of the Queen, gave their children titles in the style of an earl rather than prince and princess, according to The Independent.

CNN contributed to this report

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