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King Charles III is 75: why he talks to plants, how he got the nickname "Unicorn" and why he stands on his head every morning

King Charles III is 75 years old

On November 14, King Charles III of Great Britain celebrates his 75th birthday. During his long life, he has been involved in many scandals, raised two sons, adopted the experience of his mother Elizabeth II in ruling the United Kingdom, and distinguished himself with good deeds.

The monarch's hobbies include dangerous motorsports, polo and surfing, as well as calm but useful habits - caring for nature, gardening, painting and writing books. OBOZ.UA decided to tell you about little-known facts from the king's biography that may surprise you (to see the photos, scroll to the bottom of the page).

Charles III talks to plants

While still a prince, Charles often spoke out on environmental issues, education and youth. He admitted that he loves working in the garden and often talks while doing so. The Duke believes that trees and bushes can hear him, and that people's voices make them grow better.

King Charles III is 75: why he talks to plants, how he got the nickname ''Unicorn'' and why he stands on his head every morning

"I enjoy talking to plants and listening to them. I think it is very important. It is very important to talk to them, they answer," the monarch said.

King Charles III is 75: why he talks to plants, how he got the nickname ''Unicorn'' and why he stands on his head every morning

The King is called "The Unicorn" in the United States

During visits to America, some members of the royal family and dignitaries are assigned a code name. They exist to convey information about the visit of important people.

Charles was given the nickname "The Unicorn," which personifies his history. The unicorn is used in Scottish heraldry, supporting the shield on the royal coat of arms.

King Charles III is 75: why he talks to plants, how he got the nickname ''Unicorn'' and why he stands on his head every morning

The ruler of Great Britain stands on his head

Harry, Duke of Sussex's memoir The Spare describes how the king struggles with body aches and pains. According to his son, Charles III starts the morning with a headstand at the door. As the prince described it, his father used to do it in his underwear, so family members were always afraid of accidentally catching him warming up.

King Charles III is 75: why he talks to plants, how he got the nickname ''Unicorn'' and why he stands on his head every morning

Harry wrote that the king was trying to alleviate "persistent neck and back pain" caused by old injuries sustained while playing polo, on the advice of a physiotherapist.

Earlier, OBOZ.UA wrote that actress Demi Moore recently celebrated her birthday. Read here why her mother sold her to men, who made the seductive star complex and what she looked like 42 years ago.

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