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Prince Charles arrives with Queen Elizabeth for his birthday dinner party at Buckingham palace on November 13, 2008. Following are Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall; Prince Philip, Prince William and Prince Harry. image credit: Newscom

Britain’s Prince Charles celebrated his 60th birthday with his mother, Queen Elizabeth, and other members of the British royal family at Buckingham Palace yesterday, November 13, 2008. It was just one of the gatherings that commemorate the milestone for The Prince of Wales.

The dinner on Thursday was hosted by the Queen, and was attended by more than 400 guests. Members of the various royal families were among those who came to wish Prince Charles a happy birthday. Among them were Denmark’s Prince Frederik and Princess Mary, Sweden’s Princess Victoria, and many others. (photos below)

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During the dinner, Prince William and Prince Harry gave a short speech paying tribute to their father for being “an inspiration to us and so many others”.

via BBC