Thursday, March 3, 2016

Royal Profile: 32 Facts about David Carngegie, The 4th Duke of Fife

  1. David Carngegie, The 4th Duke of Fife was born 3rd March 1955{Source}.
  2. He is the youngest child of James, The 3rd Duke of Fife and The Hon. Caroline  Dewar{Source}.
  3. He has one sister, and was pre-deceased by a stillborn sibling{Source}:
    1. The Lady Alexandra Clare Etherington (1959)
  4. He is brother-in-law to{Source}:
    1. Mark Fleming Etherington (1962)
  5. Through his sister, he has a niece{Source}:
    1. Amelia Mary Carnegie Etherington (2001)
  6. He was educated at Eton College {Source}
  7. He attended Pembrooke College, Cambridge University {Source}.
  8. He attended Royal Agricultural College {Source}.
  9. He worked for Bell Lawrie and Co between 1988-1989 {Source}.
  10. He attended University of Edinburgh {Source}.
  11. He holds several bachelors and masters degrees {Source}.
  12. He married Caroline Anne Bunting on 16 June 1987{Source}.
  13. He is the son-in-law of Martin Brian Bunting and Veronica Mary Cope {Source}.
  14. With his wife, he has three sons{Source}:
    1. Charles Duff Carnegie, Earl of Southesk (1989)
    2. Lord George William Carnegie(1992)
    3. Lord Hugh Alexander Carnegie (1993)
  15. He and his family reside in Scotland, likely at the Duke of Fife's seat there, Elsick House.
  16. Throughout his life, he has held the following titles(current to first title):
    1. His Grace The Duke of Fife (2015 – present)
    2. The Earl of Southesk (1992–2015)
    3. The Earl of Macduff (1961–1992)
  17. His full formal title is His Grace David Charles Carnegie, 4th Duke of Fife, 13th Earl of Southesk, 4th Earl of Macduff, 13th Lord Carnegie of Kinnaird, 13th Lord Carnegie, of Kinnaird and Leuchars, 5th Baron Balinhard of Farnell in the County of Forfar, 10th Carnegie Baronet 
  18. He is the paternal grandson of Charles Cargegie, 11th Earl of Southesk and Princess Maud of Fife
  19. His maternal grandparents are Henry Evelyn Alexander Dewar, 3rd Baron Forteviot and Cynthia Monica Starkie
  20. He is the son-in-law of Martin Brian Bunting and Veronica Mary Cope{Source}.
  21. His parents divorced when he was 11 years old{Source}.
  22. When he was in his 20s, his mother remarried  General Sir Richard Edward Worsley {Source}.
  23. Through his new stepfather, he became the elder stepbrother of {Source}:
    1. Charlotte Worsley
    2. Lt.-Col. Alastair Edward Henry Worsley (1960-2016)
  24. He is the stepbrother-in-law of:
    1. Joanna Natalie Stainton Worsley (1959, m. 1993)
  25. He is the step-uncle of:
    1. Max Richard Worsley (1994)
    2. Alice Mikaela Worsley (1996)
  26. He is a second cousin 1x removed from:
    1. Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom
    2. Queen Margrethe II of Denmark
    3. King Harald V of Norway
  27. He is a great x3 grandson of Queen Victoria through her granddaughter, The Princess Louise, Princess Royal.
  28. He shares a birthday with The Infanta Maria Francisca of Portugal.
  29. He also shares a birthday with:
    1. Jean Harlow (1911-1937)
    2. Jessica Biel-Timberlake (1982)
    3. Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922)
  30. His birthday is considered:
    1. I Want You to be Happy Day
    2. National Anthem Day
    3. Peach Blossom Day
    4. If Pets Had Thumbs Day
  31. His astrological sign is Pisces.
  32. His life path number is 8.

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