| Duke of York
|Andrew Albert Christian Edward|
|Born|| 19 February 1960 |
Buckingham Palace, London
|Spouse|| Sarah Ferguson|
(m. 1986; div. 1996)
| Princess Beatrice of York|
Princess Eugenie, Mrs Jack Brooksbank
|Father||Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh|
In 1986, Prince Andrew married Sarah Ferguson. They have two daughters, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie. Their marriage, separation, and divorce in 1996 attracted much media coverage. He served as Britain's Special Representative for International Trade and Investment for 10 years until July 2011.
On 20 November 2019, he suspended his public duties for the "foreseeable future" following intense negative reaction regarding a television interview for the BBC's Newsnight programme, aired on 16 November 2019, which was mainly concerned with allegations against him of sexual abuse and his connections to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
Titles, styles, and honoursEdit
Titles and stylesEdit
- 19 February 1960 – 23 July 1986: His Royal Highness The Prince Andrew
- 23 July 1986 – present: His Royal Highness The Duke Of York
In Inverness and Killyleagh, he is known his secondary titles of Earl of Inverness and Baron Killyleagh, respectively.
United Kingdom and the
other Commonwealth realms