The second child of Princess Diana, Prince Harry, was born in London, on September 15, 1984. He came to the world at Saint Mary’s Hospital, weighting 6lb 14 oz. Less than 3 months after birth, Harry was christened in Windsor, in Saint George’s Chapel by Dr. Robert Runcie, Archbishop of Canterbury. He was named Henry Charles Albert David. Later in life, the young prince attended Mrs. Mynors School and in September 1987 he went to Wetherby School, one located in London. In 1992, 8 year old Harry started studying at Ludgrove School, in Berkshire, together with his brother, Prince William. In 1997, Princess Diana died, leaving behind two young sons who eventually grew up without a mother. One year after her tragic death, Harry enrolled at Eton College, in September 1998. He later took his GCSE’s and A levels, followed by a gap year.
In his free year, Harry visited Australia, Argentina, Africa and Lesotho. In the last of these, he filmed a documentary about the orphans. In 2005, the prince started his training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. After 44 weeks spent there in training, he was released as an Officer Cadet. However, in April 2006, the royal was named Second Lieutenant in the Household Cavalry of Blues and Royals. Meanwhile, together with Prince Seeiso of Lesotho, Harry started a charity project named Sentebale. The name of the organization means “forget me not” and the NGO was created in the memory of their mothers, as the prince of Lesotho also lost his. Sentebale is a charity organization working to help the orphans and the vulnerable children in the country of Lesotho. In 2008, Harry left the United Kingdom for Afghanistan, where he worked as a Forward Air Controller for NATO.
He enrolled in the British Army and stayed in the Helmand province. A couple of months later, he was made Lieutenant. In January 2009, Prince Harry entered a two and a half year training in order to become a full time Army Air Corps helicopter pilot. In the same time, Harry was still an officer in the Household Cavalry. Also in 2009, both sons of Princess Diana set up their on Household Office thanks to their important public lives. In present, the prince runs six charity organizations and is a member of the Royal Navy and of the Royal Air Force.