Prince Andrew, Duke of York

Prince Andrew, Duke of York

Son of Elizabeth Ii

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Prince Andrew, Duke of York.


He was baptised in the Palace's Music Room on 8 April 1960 by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Geoffrey Fisher. … Read More


1973 13 Years Old In September 1973, he entered Gordonstoun, in northern Scotland, which his father and elder brother had attended before him.
1977 17 Years Old While there, he spent six months - from January to June 1977 - participating in an exchange programme to Lakefield College School in Canada. … Read More
1979 19 Years Old During March and April 1979, the prince was enrolled at the Royal Naval College Flight, undergoing pilot training, until he was accepted as a trainee helicopter pilot and signed on for 12 years from 11 May 1979. … Read More


1980 20 Years Old During 1980 he also took the Royal Marines All Arms Commando Course. … Read More
1982 22 Years Old 1 More Event
After being awarded his "wings", he moved onto more advanced training on the Sea King helicopter, and conducted operational flying training until 1982. … Read More
1983 23 Years Old Though he had brief assignments to HMS Illustrious, RNAS Culdrose, and the Joint Services School of Intelligence, Prince Andrew remained with Invincible until 1983. … Read More
1986 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1986, Prince Andrew married Sarah Ferguson; the couple's marriage, subsequent separation and eventual divorce in 1996 attracted a high level of media coverage.
1989 29 Years Old 1 More Event
He also served on HMS Edinburgh as an Officer of the Watch and Assistant Navigating Officer until 1989, including a six-month deployment as part of exercise Outback 88 to the Far East.


1991 - 1992 2 More Events
1995 35 Years Old From 1995 to 1996, the Duke was posted as Senior Pilot of 815 Naval Air Squadron, then the largest flying unit in the Fleet Air Arm. … Read More
1996 36 Years Old …  The marriage was ended in divorce on 30 May 1996. … Read More
1999 39 Years Old He was promoted to Commander on 27 April 1999, finishing his active naval career at the British Ministry of Defence in 2001, as an officer of the Diplomatic Directorate of the Naval Staff. … Read More


2001 41 Years Old 1 More Event
From 2001 until July 2011, the Duke of York worked with UK Trade & Investment, part of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, as the United Kingdom's Special Representative for International Trade and Investment. … Read More
2003 43 Years Old In 2003, Richard Kay, in his first gossip column for the Daily Mail, asserted that the Duke was about to marry the businesswoman Amanda Staveley. … Read More
2008 48 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008, a fire at Dolphin House resulted in Sarah moving into the Royal Lodge, again sharing a house with the Duke of York. … Read More


2010 50 Years Old 1 More Event
On 19 February 2010, his 50th birthday, he was promoted to Honorary Rear Admiral. Five years later, he was promoted to Vice Admiral. Prince Andrew married Sarah Ferguson at Westminster Abbey on 23 July 1986.
In March 2011, it was reported that the Duke's friendship with Jeffrey Epstein, a man with a conviction in Florida for soliciting an underage girl for prostitution, was producing "a steady stream of criticism". … Read More
2014 54 Years Old As of November 2014, the Duke had met Ilham Aliyev, the president of Azerbaijan, on 12 separate occasions.
In January 2015, there was renewed media pressure for Buckingham Palace to explain the Duke's connection with Epstein. … Read More
2016 56 Years Old 1 More Event
…  At the time of his birth, he was second in the line of succession to succeed his mother; as of 2016 he is sixth in line. … Read More
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