Prince William Arthur Philip Louis Mountbatten-Windsor was born on June 21, 1982 to Prince Charles and Princess Diana, Prince and Princess of Wales. At his birth, he became and is still second in line to the throne of the United Kingdom, after his father. His early life was spent living in London in Kensington Palace.
Early years. Born in Baden-Baden, (Germany), he was the only child of Albert I, Prince of Monaco (1848–1922), and Lady Mary Victoria Hamilton (1850–1922). His mother was a daughter of William Hamilton, 11th Duke of Hamilton, and his wife, Princess Marie Amelie of Baden.
Prince Louis held no official post for the remainder of the war and lived in retirement at Kent House on the Isle of Wight. He occupied his time in writing a comprehensive encyclopaedia on naval medals published in three large volumes, which became the standard reference work on the subject.
Louis II, né le 12 juillet 1870 à Baden-Baden (grand-duché de Bade) et mort le 9 mai 1949 à Monaco, est le fils du prince régnant Albert I er et de la princesse Marie, née Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton.