Anne, Princess Royal

Anne, Princess Royal

Daughter of Elizabeth Ii

Princess Anne, Princess Royal LG LT GCVO, is the only daughter of Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. At the time of her birth, she was third and rose to second (after her mother's accession) in the line of succession to the thrones of the 16 Commonwealth realms; however, after the birth of two younger brothers and six nieces and nephews she is currently tenth in line.… Read More

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1950 Birth Born on August 15, 1950.


1968 17 Years Old In 1968 she graduated with six GCE O-Levels and two A-Levels.
1970 19 Years Old 1 More Event
In the next couple of years, Anne started dating. In 1970 her first boyfriend was Andrew Parker Bowles, who later became the first husband of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.


Anne was married to Captain Mark Phillips in 1973; they divorced in 1992. … Read More
1975 24 Years Old For more than five years, she also competed with the British eventing team, winning a silver medal in both individual and team disciplines in the 1975 European Eventing Championship, riding the home-bred Doublet. The following year, Anne participated in the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal as a member of the British team, riding the Queen's horse, Goodwill. Anne assumed the Presidency of the Fédération Équestre Internationale from 1986 until 1994.


1987 36 Years Old On 5 February 1987, she became the first member of the Royal Family to appear as a contestant on a television quiz-show when she competed on the BBC panel game A Question of Sport. … Read More
1990 39 Years Old Anne began to undertake overseas visits upon leaving secondary school, and accompanied her parents on a state visit to Austria in the same year. She also travels abroad on behalf of the United Kingdom up to three times a year; she was the first member of the Royal Family to make an official visit to the Soviet Union when she went there as a guest of the government in 1990.


1992 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1992, within months of her divorce, Anne married Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence, whom she had met while he served as her mother's equerry between 1986 and 1989. … Read More
1996 45 Years Old Throughout May 1996, Anne served as Her Majesty's High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.


2002 51 Years Old In 2002 her dog Dotty attacked two children in Windsor Great Park. She was fined £500 by Berkshire Magistrates' Court under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991, and ordered to give Dotty more training. In both cases, she pleaded guilty. At the age of 21, Anne won the individual title at the European Eventing Championship, and was voted the BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 1971.
2005 54 Years Old Together with her horse, Toytown, she won individual and team gold medals at the 2005 European Eventing Championship as well as individual gold and team silver medals at the 2006 FEI World Equestrian Games. … Read More


2011 60 Years Old 1 More Event
She was elected Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh in 2011, effective 31 March, succeeding her father, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh who stepped down from the role in 2010.
2015 64 Years Old In February 2015 the Princess Royal became one of the first female honorary members of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews.
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