Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge is the wife of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge. She is commonly known as Princess Kate. However, she has additional formal names she is known by Royally. Much like Prince William’s mother, the late Princess Diana, Princess Kate is now recognized for her humanitarianism as well.
Catherine Elizabeth Middleton was born in 1982 in Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, Berkshire, England. She attended private schools and boarding schools. In 2005, she graduated with a degree in the History of Art from the University of St. Andrews. She had previously met Prince William in 2001.
William and Catherine announced their engagement in 2010. They married on April 29, 2011. They have had two children. Prince George was born in 2013 and Princess Charlotte was born in 2015. Their births have placed these children on the short list in line for the British crown behind their father to succeed Queen Elizabeth II to the throne.
Duchess Catherine has been active and in the public eye throughout her relationship with Prince William and now during these past years as an active Royal and mother. In Kind Direct, UNICEF, East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices, and many other charities have been sponsored and supported by Princess Kate. In 2012, The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry began to reflect Catherine’s contributions. For their wedding, they had guests contribute to one of 26 charities as their gift. Issues supported include ones related to the armed forces, art, history, children, the elderly, addiction, and conservation.
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