Prince charles at 60. An organic gardener long before it was popular, does so much charity work without fanfare, supports young people to reach their potential, preserves magnificent architectural heritage, encourages artists (and is a pretty good one himself), unshakeable devotion to duty, and loving dad.
2002: Despite jokingly looking like they are modelling for Rodin’s The Thinker (they are in ‘the stumpery’ at Highgrove), this was a troubled year for Prince Charles. First Harry was exposed for his drug and alcohol consumption, then former royal butler Paul Burrell was cleared of stealing Princess Diana’s possessions in a bizarre and bungled case that heaped ignominy on the already troubled monarchy.
Princess Sofia and Prince Carl Philip are pictured with the young prince and his godparents (back row left to right): Lina Frejd, Victor Magnuson, Crown Princess Victoria, Jan-åke Hansson, and Wendy Larsson