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PICTURES: The line of royal succession

Queen Elizabeth II (born 1926).

The current monarch is Queen Elizabeth II (born 1926).

First in line: Charles, Prince of Wales (born 1948), The Queen's eldest son with his wife Camilla who's the Duchess of Cornwall

First in line: Charles, Prince of Wales (born 1948) - the Queen's eldest son. Here he is with his wife, Camilla, who's the Duchess of Cornwall.

Second in line: Prince William (born 1982), elder son of Prince Charles with his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge.

Second in line: Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge (born 1982) - the elder son of Prince Charles. Here he is with his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge.

Third in line: Prince Harry of Wales (born 1984), younger son of Prince Charles.

Third in line: Prince Harry of Wales (born 1984), younger son of Prince Charles.

Fourth in line: Prince Andrew, the Duke of York (born 1960), the Queen's second son.

Fourth in line: Prince Andrew, Duke of York (born 1960), the Queen's second son.

Fifth in line: Princess Beatrice of York (born 1988), the elder daughter of Prince Andrew.

Fifth in line: Princess Beatrice of York (born 1988), the elder daughter of Prince Andrew.

Sixth in line: Princess Eugenie of York (born 1990), the younger daughter of Prince Andrew.

Sixth in line: Princess Eugenie of York (born 1990) the younger daughter of Prince Andrew.

Seventh in line: Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex (born 1964) - the Queen's youngest son. Here he is with his wife Sophie, the Countess of Wessex.

Seventh in line: Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex (born 1964) - the Queen's youngest son. Here he is with his wife Sophie, the Countess of Wessex.

Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, and his son James Alexander Philip Theo.

Eighth in line: James Alexander Philip Theo, also known as Viscount Severn. He's the son of the Earl and Countess of Wessex (born 2007).

Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor with her parents the Earl and Countess of Wessex.

Ninth in line: Lady Louise Mountbaten-Windsor, daughter of the Earl and Countess of Wessex (born 2003).

Tenth in line: Princess Anne, the Princess Royal (born 1950) - she's the Queen's only daughter.

Tenth in line: Princess Anne, the Princess Royal (born 1950) - she's the Queen's only daughter.

Eleventh in line: Peter Phillips (born 1977), son of Princess Anne.

Eleventh in line: Peter Phillips (born 1977), son of Princess Anne.

Peter Phillips with his wife Autumn. Their daughter Savannah Phillips (born 2010) is twelfth in line.

Here is Peter Phillips with his wife Autumn. Their daughter Savannah Phillips (born 2010) is twelfth in line.

Thirteenth in line: Zara Phillips (born 1981), daughter of Princess Anne.

Thirteenth in line: Zara Phillips (born 1981), daughter of Princess Anne.

Fourteenth in line: David, Viscount Linley (born 1961). He's the son of Princess Margaret, the sister of the Queen.

Fourteenth in line: David, Viscount Linley (born 1961). He's the son of Princess Margaret, the sister of the Queen.

Fifteenth in line: Charles Armstrong-Jones (born 1999), son of Viscount Linley.

Fifteenth in line: Charles Armstrong-Jones (born 1999), son of Viscount Linley.



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