Charles III is King of the United Kingdom and 14 other Commonwealth realms.
He acceded to the throne on 8 September 2022 upon the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.
Charles was born in Buckingham Palace on 14 November 1948 at 9:14 p.m., during the reign of his maternal grandfather George VI, as the first child of Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh, and Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
He was baptized there by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Geoffrey Fisher, on 15 December 1948.
Exact time King Charles will make address to nation TONIGHT in televised speech
Charles, 73, who became king upon his mother’s death, will deliver his inaugural speech at 6 p.m. local time (1 p.m. ET) after meeting new Prime Minister Liz Truss. His wife, Camilla, will be known as “queen consort.