15 Things You Did not Know About Prince Harry
What we know about Prince Harry? The younger son of Prince Charles of Wales and his first wife, the late Princess Diana, Queen of Great Britain grandson of Elizabeth II, the brother of Prince William. Harry's young, rich and famous, but he is known not only because of his birth, he became famous and active in charity work. Today you will find 15 interesting and little-known facts about the Prince of Wales.
Harry hates Twitter
Prince Harry has repeatedly stated that he hates Twitter and other social networks for their invasion of privacy. Yet the Prince was forced to write his first tweet, but not for fun, but in support of sporting events Invictus Games, organized for disabled soldiers.
The Prince has the nickname
At the service, Harry referred to as "Captain Wales". The red-haired prince for over 10 years in the army under the name Harry of Wales.
He was at the South Pole
In 2013, Prince Harry became the first member of the British royal family, who visited the South Pole. Despite the difficult weather conditions, day Harry overcome 15-20 kilometers. The expedition, which was organized by charities, was to draw public attention to the problems of war veterans and to raise funds to help them.
Harry loves children
Prince founded the charity Sentebale, dealing with the problems of children with HIV / AIDS in Lesotho. So far, 31-year-old Harry is not his children, but he spends much time with his nephew and niece of George Charlotte.
Dad still gives Harry money
Charles, Prince of Wales, is still a monthly transfer money to the account of his son. And Harry spends these funds not only for himself, he also donates hundreds of thousands of pounds to charitable organizations. Yes, and the prince earns a good idea in the British Army. And according to the will of Diana, Harry annually receives 450 thousand. Dollars in the period from 21 to 29 years.
The present military
Harry has successfully passed the 44-week course of training and the rank of second lieutenant was sent to the Royal Horse Guards. He has several medals, including participation in the military campaign in Afghanistan, where he was regularly involved in combat operations.
The talented broker
In 2011, at the annual charity auction in the London office of the brokerage firm BGC Partners, Harry set a world record, having made a deal for 18 billion euros between British bank Barclays and European partner. The action was dedicated to the tragedy of September 11, 2001, which killed 658 employees. The money transferred to various children's centers and relief funds.
Harry grew up in the shadow of his older brother
17 years before Harry quietly living their own lives, while the paparazzi hunting for his brother. And then he somehow abruptly turned into an attractive young man, smoothie and most enviable groom planet.
Personal coat of arms
One of the major gifts that Prince Harry got to his 18th anniversary, became his personal coat of arms. emblem design was personally approved by Queen Elizabeth II. Emblem incorporates elements from the family crest Spencer House, which belonged at the time Harry's mother - Princess Diana. The coat of arms depicts a lion, unicorn, shield and crown.
role in Invictus Games
Invictus Games, or "games unbeaten" - competition for veterans who became disabled British and Allied armies. The idea of these games belong to Prince Harry, and he was able to realize his idea in just 10 months! This year the games were held in the state of Orlando, USA, and in 2017 will be held in Toronto, Canada.
Prince Harry is really a handyman. During a visit to Chile, he went to visit a local woman and saw that the TV is noisy. The British examined the device and began to fiddle with the cable, and then, in the words of the mistress, the TV began to work better. He also personally helped build a school in Lesotho.
An avid traveler,
Harry spent a year in Australia, where he worked on a ranch. After he went to Lesotho, Africa, where he worked in an orphanage. Personally, he and younger brother of King Letsie III of Lesotho Prince Seeiso charity was founded in 2006 - to help children and young people of the country. A little later, the Prince was admitted to the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst, after which he went to Afghanistan.
What is the name the son of Diana
Princess Diana called his youngest son "my little Spencer", as Garry hair color was a success in her family. Harry is really a lot to do with my mother: a similar sense of humor, humility and kindness, the desire to help people.
Show "I want to marry Harry,"
In 2014, on FOX TV channel came the reality show "I want to marry Harry." Organizers have collected 12 young American women on the estate, located in the county of Berkshire in southern England, and introduced them to the main "prize" - a handsome red-haired handsome. Girls up to the end of the project did not know that before them - just an actor, like the Prince of Wales.
He inherited a large fortune
When Prince Harry turned 30, he received an inheritance from his late mother Princess Diana in the amount of 10 million pounds. The same amount in its 30th anniversary and received Prince William. But the legacy of Harry more than William, because the bank rates that have accumulated over two years. Legacy of Princess Diana at 40 million dollars. Includes stocks, bonds, jewelry, the accumulated savings, clothes and other personal items.