The Complete Guest List for King Charles's Coronation

london, england may 10 prince charles, prince of wales reads the queens speech next to her imperial state crown in the house of lords chamber, during the state opening of parliament in the house of lords at the palace of westminster on may 10, 2022 in london, england the state opening of parliament formally marks the beginning of the new session of parliament it includes queens speech, prepared for her to read from the throne, by her government outlining its plans for new laws being brought forward in the coming parliamentary year this year the speech will be read by the prince of wales as hm the queen will miss the event due to ongoing mobility issues photo by alastair grant wpa poolgetty images
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King Charles III's coronation is taking place today, and despite reports that the service would be pared down compared to prior services, the guest list is looking longer and longer every day.

Ahead, we break down everyone you can expect to see at the May 6 ceremony.

The British Royal Family

Among the 2,000 guests who will form the congregation in Westminster Abbey are members of the British royal family.

Prince William and Princess Catherine will attend. Their eldest child, Prince George, will serve during the ceremony as one of his grandfather's pages of honor. Though the RSVP status of the other Wales children, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, is unknown, the two were seen participating in the coronation rehearsal a few days before the ceremony.

Buckingham Palace and an Archewell spokesperson confirmed Prince Harry's attendance to in April. Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, will not be joining her husband, they said. "Buckingham Palace is pleased to confirm that The Duke of Sussex will attend the Coronation Service at Westminster Abbey on May 6th," the palace said in a statement. "The Duchess of Sussex will remain in California with Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet."

(A spokesperson for the Sussexes previously confirmed to BAZAAR in March that the two "recently received" email correspondence from the monarch's Buckingham Palace household regarding the coronation, but had not decided if they would attend.)

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The other royal family members we can expect to see at the historic occasion include the king's siblings—Princess Anne, Prince Andrew, and Prince Edward—as well as their children. These include Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie, Zara Tindall, Peter Phillips, Lady Louise, and James, Earl of Wessex. Full-time working royal Sophie, Duchess of Edinburgh, will also likely attend.

Government Figures and Politicians

Various government figures from the U.K., the Commonwealth, and other parts of the globe will be present at the coronation.

U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will attend, as will former prime ministers Liz Truss and Tony Blair. Scotland's First Minister, Humza Yousaf, and Wales's First Minister, Mark Drakeford, will join the guest list, as well as Nicholas Lyons, the Lord Mayor of London.

The White House recently announced that first lady Jill Biden will attend the ceremony on behalf of President Joe Biden.

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Princess Kate and Dr. Jill Biden.WPA Pool - Getty Images

Other foreign politicians due to attend include: France's President Emmanuel Macron, Poland's President Andrzej Duda, Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, New Zealand's Prime Minister Chris Hipkins, Pakistan's Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, the Philippines's President Ferdinand Marcos, Germany's President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of Germany, Italy's President Sergio Mattarella, India's Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, and China's Vice President Han Zheng.

Foreign Royals

Members of foreign royal families will be breaking protocol when they will attend the May 6 crowning of the British monarch.

Confirmed foreign royals expected to be in attendance include Monaco's Prince Albert and Princess Charlene, Spain's King Felipe and Queen Letizia, Japan's Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess Kiko, and Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf and Crown Princess Victoria.

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Charles and Camilla with King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain.Juan Naharro Gimenez - Getty Images

Queen Camilla's Family

The queen consort's children and grandchildren will join the congregation in the abbey. These include her son, Tom Parker Bowles, and daughter, Laura Lopes. Her grandsons—Master Gus, Master Louis Lopes, and Master Freddy Parker Bowles—and her great-nephew, Master Arthur Elliot, will serve as her pages of honor during the ceremony.

Other relatives expected to be at the event include: her sister, Annabel Elliot; her nieces Alice Irwin, Katie Elliot, and Ayesha Shand; her nephew, Ben Elliot; and her granddaughters, Lola Parker Bowles and Eliza Lopes.

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Camilla with her children, Tom Parker Bowles and Laura Lopes.Dave M. Benett - Getty Images

Members of the Public

Buckingham Palace previously announced that more than 850 community and charity representatives from across the United Kingdom have been invited to enjoy the coronation from Westminster Abbey.

These include more that 450 British Empire Medal recipients and 400 young people representing charitable organizations, nominated by King Charles, Queen Camilla, and the United Kingdom government. The guests will have the opportunity to watch the May 6 coronation and procession from St. Margaret's Church at Westminster Abbey.

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