British Line of Succession on 5 April 1953

Queen Elizabeth II Sovereign: Queen Elizabeth II

Age 26 (born 21 April 1926)
Sovereign since 6 February 1952

Previous change: 6 February 1952 | Next change: 19 May 1953

  1. The Prince Charles, Duke of Cornwall (The Prince Charles, Prince of Wales)
    Age 4 (born 14 November 1948),
    Son of the sovereign
  2. The Princess Anne (The Princess Anne, Princess Royal)
    Age 2 (born 15 August 1950),
    Daughter of the sovereign
  3. The Princess Margaret (The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon)
    Age 22 (born 21 August 1930),
    Sister of the sovereign
  4. The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester
    Age 53 (born 31 March 1900),
    Uncle of the sovereign
  5. Prince William of Gloucester
    Age 11 (born 18 December 1941),
    First cousin of the sovereign
  6. Prince Richard of Gloucester (Prince Richard, The Duke of Gloucester)
    Age 8 (born 26 August 1944),
    First cousin of the sovereign
  7. Prince Edward, Duke of Kent
    Age 17 (born 9 October 1935),
    First cousin of the sovereign
  8. Prince Michael of Kent
    Age 10 (born 4 July 1942),
    First cousin of the sovereign
  9. Princess Alexandra of Kent (Princess Alexandra, Lady Ogilvy)
    Age 16 (born 25 December 1936),
    First cousin of the sovereign
  10. The Princess Mary, Princess Royal
    Age 55 (born 25 April 1897),
    Aunt of the sovereign
  11. George Lascelles, The 7th Earl of Harewood
    Age 30 (born 23 February 1923),
    First cousin of the sovereign
  12. David Lascelles, Viscount Lascelles (David Lascelles, the 8th Earl of Harewood)
    Age 2 (born 21 October 1950),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  13. Gerald Lascelles
    Age 28 (born 21 August 1924),
    First cousin of the sovereign
  14. Princess Arthur of Connaught, Duchess of Fife
    Age 61 (born 17 May 1891),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  15. James Carnegie, 3rd Duke of Fife
    Age 23 (born 23 September 1929),
    Second cousin of the sovereign
  16. Olaf V, King of Norway
    Age 49 (born 2 July 1903),
    First cousin once removed of the sovereign
  17. Harald V, King of Norway
    Age 16 (born 21 February 1937),
    Second cousin of the sovereign
  18. Princess Ragnhild of Norway
    Age 22 (born 9 June 1930),
    Second cousin of the sovereign
  19. Princess Astrid of Norway
    Age 21 (born 12 February 1932),
    Second cousin of the sovereign
  20. Michael I of Romania
    Age 31 (born 25 October 1921),
    Third cousin of the sovereign
  21. Carol Lambrino
    Age 32 (born 8 August 1920),
    Third cousin of the sovereign
  22. Elisabeth of Romania
    Age 58 (born 12 October 1894),
    Second cousin once removed of the sovereign
  23. Maria of Yugoslavia
    Age 53 (born 6 January 1900),
    Second cousin once removed of the sovereign
  24. Peter II of Yugoslavia
    Age 29 (born 6 September 1923),
    Third cousin of the sovereign
  25. Prince Tomislav of Yugoslavia
    Age 25 (born 19 January 1928),
    Third cousin of the sovereign
  26. Prince Andrew of Yugoslavia
    Age 23 (born 28 June 1929),
    Third cousin of the sovereign
  27. Prince Nicholas of Romania
    Age 49 (born 5 August 1903),
    Third cousin of the sovereign
  28. Princess Ileana of Romania
    Age 44 (born 5 January 1909),
    Second cousin once removed of the sovereign
  29. Archduke Stefan of Austria
    Age 20 (born 5 August 1932),
    Third cousin of the sovereign
  30. Archduke Dominic of Austria
    Age 15 (born 4 July 1937),
    Third cousin of the sovereign

Welcome to the site.

Choose a date from the date-picker above or from the "interesting dates" menu to see the line of succession to the British throne on that date.