Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex

member of the British royal family
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Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (Henry Charles Albert David Mountbatten-Windsor; born September 15, 1984) is the younger son of King Charles III and his first wife, Diana, Princess of Wales. He is sixth in the line of succession to the British Throne and the thrones of the other Commonwealth Realms, behind his father, his elder brother, William, Prince of Wales, his nephews and niece, Prince William's sons and daughter. He is a grandson of Queen Elizabeth II. In May 2018, he married Meghan Markle, with whom he has two children, a son named Archie and a daughter Lilibet.

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (then Prince Harry of Wales)) in 2013


  • There is no way I am going to put myself through Sandhurst and then sit on my arse back home while my boys are out fighting for their country.
    • Regarding his desire to be deployed in the Iraq War (2005)[1]
  • Where I can see myself is doing as much as I can in the position that I've got.[1]
  • I'm not going to be some person in the Royal Family who just finds a lame excuse to go abroad and do all sorts of sunny holidays and whatever.[1]
  • I mean, I'll do the best I can.[1]
    • Speaking about his view of his royal role, in the near future (September 2005).
  • I wouldn’t use the word ‘quitting.’ It was a case of, ‘I very much feel like, if I’m going to cause this much chaos to a lot of people,’ then maybe I should bow out, and not just for my own sake, for everyone else’s sake.
    • Regarding his interrupted, first deployment to Afghanistan, cited in Robert Jobson Harry’s War: The True Story of the Soldier Prince. London: John Blake (2008). Kindle ed.
  • I'm not the important one. It doesn't matter what I do.
    • Referring to his position as 'the spare' behind elder brother William. Cited by Ingrid Seward William and Harry. London: Arcade (2003).[2]


  1. a b c d BBC NEWS UK 'I am who I am' (6 July 2013). Archived from the original on 6 July 2013.
  2. ISBN: 9781559706902.

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