The only daughter of Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II, who is known for her charitable work and philanthropy. She became the first member of the British Royal Family to compete in the Olympic Games when she participated in the 1976 Olympics as a member of the British equestrian team.
She was schooled from an early age at Buckingham Palace, the children were assigned their own governess.
She is an equestrian enthusiast and she has won two silver medals (1975) and one gold medal (1971) at the European Eventing Championships.
She has two children from her previous marriage to Mark Phillips, and remarried to Vice-Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence. Her children are named Zara and Peter. Her older brother Charles, Prince of Wales is the heir apparent to the British throne.
She is the aunt of Prince William.