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Kings & Queens -
by Age of accession to the Throne

King & Queens by length of reign  |  King & Queens by age

Prince Charles is 66 years, 9 months, and 16 days old

Prince William is 33 years, 2 months, and 10 days old

 MonarchDatesDaysAge came to the Throne
1.King William IVBorn: August 21, 1765 -
Ascended: June 26, 1830
23,684 64 years 10 months 3 days
2.King Edward VIIBorn: November 9, 1841 -
Ascended: January 22, 1901
21,623 59 years 2 months 12 days
3.King George IVBorn: August 12, 1762 -
Ascended: January 29, 1820
20,988 57 years 5 months 16 days
4.King George IBorn: May 28, 1660 -
Ascended: August 1, 1714
19,787 54 years 2 months 2 days
5.King James IIBorn: October 14, 1633 -
Ascended: February 6, 1685
18,743 51 years 3 months 23 days
6.King Harold IIBorn: c.1020 -
Ascended: January 5, 1066
16,654 45 years 7 months 4 days
7.King George VBorn: June 3, 1865 -
Ascended: May 6, 1910
16,407 44 years 11 months 1 days
8.King George IIBorn: October 30, 1683 -
Ascended: June 11, 1727
15,929 43 years 7 months 10 days
9.King Edward VIIIBorn: June 23, 1894 -
Ascended: Jan 20, 1936
15,185 41 years 6 months 27 days
10.King George VIBorn: December 14, 1895 -
Ascended: Dec 11, 1936
14,972 40 years 11 months 27 days
11.King StephenBorn: c.1097 -
Ascended: December 22, 1135
14,082 38 years 6 months 19 days
12.King William I The ConquerorBorn: September 1028 -
Ascended: December 25, 1066
13,994 38 years 3 months 23 days
13.King William III and Queen Mary IIBorn: November 14, 1650 -
Ascended: February 13, 1689
13,971 38 years 3 months 0 days
14.King Edward The ConfessorBorn: c.1004 -
Ascended: June 8, 1042
13,886 38 years 6 days
15.Queen Mary IBorn: February 18, 1516 -
Ascended: July 19, 1553
13,666 37 years 4 months 30 days
16.Queen AnneBorn: February 6, 1665 -
Ascended: March 8, 1702
13,543 37 years 28 days
17.King James IBorn: June 19, 1566 -
Ascended: March 24, 1603
13,427 36 years 9 months 4 days
18.King Henry IVBorn: April 4, 1366 -
Ascended: September 30, 1399
12,232 33 years 5 months 26 days
19.King Edward I LongshanksBorn: June 17, 1239 -
Ascended: November 20, 1272
12,210 33 years 5 months 4 days
20.King JohnBorn: December 24, 1166 -
Ascended: April 6, 1199
11,791 32 years 3 months 11 days
21.King Henry IBorn: September, 1068 -
Ascended: August 3, 1100
11,658 31 years 11 months 0 days
22.King Richard I The Lion HeartBorn: September 6, 1157 -
Ascended: July 6, 1189
11,626 31 years 9 months 29 days
23.King William II RufusBorn: c.1056 -
Ascended: September 9, 1087
11,422 31 years 3 months 7 days
24.King Richard IIIBorn: October 2, 1452 -
Ascended: June 26, 1483
11,224 30 years 8 months 23 days
25.King Charles IIBorn: May 29, 1630 -
Ascended: May 29, 1660
10,958 30 years 0 days
26.King AthelstanBorn: c.895 -
Ascended: July 17, 924
10,638 29 years 1 months 15 days
27.King Henry VIIBorn: January 28, 1457 -
Ascended: August 22, 1485
10,433 28 years 6 months 23 days
28.King Edmund II lronsideBorn: c.990 -
Ascended: April 23, 1016
9,457 25 years 10 months 21 days
29.Queen Elizabeth IIBorn: April 21, 1926 -
Ascended: February 6, 1952
9,422 25 years 9 months 16 days
30.King Henry VBorn: August 9, 1387 -
Ascended: March 20, 1413
9,354 25 years 7 months 9 days
31.Queen Elizabeth IBorn: September 7, 1533 -
Ascended: November 17, 1558
9,202 25 years 2 months 9 days
32.King Charles IBorn: November 19, 1600 -
Ascended: March 27, 1625
8,894 24 years 4 months 6 days
33.King Edward IIBorn: April 25, 1284 -
Ascended: July 8, 1307
8,473 23 years 2 months 11 days
34.King EdredBorn: c.923 -
Ascended: May 26, 946
8,395 22 years 11 months 24 days
35.King George IIIBorn: June 4, 1738 -
Ascended: October 25, 1760
8,179 22 years 4 months 21 days
36.King HarthacnutBorn: c.1018 -
Ascended: March 17, 1040
7,960 21 years 9 months 15 days
37.King Henry IIBorn: March 5, 1133 -
Ascended: October 25, 1154
7,904 21 years 7 months 20 days
38.King Cnut (Canute)Born: c.995 -
Ascended: November 30, 1016
7,852 21 years 5 months 29 days
39.King Harold I HarefootBorn: c.1016 -
Ascended: November 12, 1035
7,103 19 years 5 months 11 days
40.King Edward IVBorn: April 28, 1442 -
Ascended: March 4, 1461
6,885 18 years 10 months 6 days
41.King EdmundBorn: c.922 -
Ascended: October 27, 940
6,723 18 years 4 months 26 days
42.Queen VictoriaBorn: May 24, 1819 -
Ascended: June 20, 1837
6,602 18 years 27 days
43.King Henry VIIIBorn: June 28, 1491 -
Ascended: April 21, 1509
6,506 17 years 9 months 22 days
44.King EdgarBorn: c.943 -
Ascended: October 1, 959
5,966 16 years 4 months 0 days
45.King Edwy (Eadwig)Born: c.940 -
Ascended: November 23, 955
5,653 15 years 5 months 22 days
46.King Edward IIIBorn: November 13, 1312 -
Ascended: January 25, 1327
5,186 14 years 2 months 11 days
47.King Edward VBorn: November 4, 1470 -
Ascended: April 9, 1483
4,539 12 years 5 months 3 days
48.King Edward The MartyrBorn: c.963 -
Ascended: July 8, 975
4,420 12 years 1 months 6 days
49.King Richard IIBorn: January 6, 1367 -
Ascended: June 22, 1377
3,820 10 years 5 months 15 days
50.King Aethelred II The UnreadyBorn: c.968 -
Ascended: March 18, 978
3,577 9 years 9 months 15 days
51.King Edward VIBorn: October 12, 1537 -
Ascended: January 28, 1547
3,395 9 years 3 months 16 days
52.King Henry IIIBorn: October 1, 1207 -
Ascended: October 18, 1216
3,305 9 years 17 days
53.King Henry VIBorn: December 6, 1421 -
Ascended: September 1, 1422
269 8 months 25 days

Note: Where the exact date of birth is unknown it is assumed to be 1st June of the year