Prince Charles just broke a pretty impressive royal record 4 years ago

Prince Charles just broke a pretty impressive royal record

The prince has just made history.

Prince Charles has earned himself a new title since Sunday after he became the longest-serving Prince of Wales in history.

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Yes, after 59 years, one month and 15 days on the job, Prince Charles has now beaten the record previously set by his great-great-grandfather, Edward VII.

Both princes reached the milestone thanks to their long-reigning mothers, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria.

Victoria was the longest-reigning British monarch with 63 years and 216 days on the throne until September 2015, when Lizzie surpassed that mark.
This isn’t the only record Charles is set to hold in the history books.

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Thanks to his mother’s long time on the throne, when Charles does become king, he will be Britain’s oldest ever.

At 68, Charles is already older than the previous record-holder William IV who became king at 64 years old.