A prominent royal biographer discusses the challenges that await King Charles of England.
Charles Philip Arthur George was born on 14 November 1948, he was 4 years old when his mother, Queen Elizabeth, was crowned and 20 years old when she officially crowned him Prince of Wales.
At the age of 73, he became King Charles III upon the queen’s death in September.
Buckingham Palace said his coronation, which takes place on Saturday, will reflect the role the monarch plays today.
But what challenges await King Charles as he reigns over a whole new generation of people in Great Britain and across the Commonwealth?
Robert Lacey, one of the UK’s most famous royal biographers and historians, speaks to Al Jazeera.