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Prince William-Kate Middleton Engagement

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After 8 years of dating, Prince William finally proposed to Kate Middleton.

The couple announced their engagement today--one month after Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton in Kenya.  The Prince said that before actually proposing to Kate, he asked first her father's approval.  So, what does the engagement ring look like?  It is the late Princess Diana's engagement ring with 18-karat blue sapphire surrounded by diamonds that Prince Charles gave to her in 1981.  Prince William said that the ring is very special to him, so is Kate and it is just right for her to have it.

Many would ask, "who is Kate Middleton"?

Catherine Elizabeth "Kate" Middleton was born on January 9, 1982 to Carole Goldsmith and Michael Middleton--a self-made millionaire in England. She was raised in Bucklebury, Berkshire and went to St. Andrew's School until she was 13 years old before going to a public school in Marlborough College (the school where Prince William's cousin (Princess Eugene of York).  It was in 2001, she was still in University of St. Andrews, the same school where Prince William go, when they met.  It was only in 2004 when the two were publicly seen while on vacation at Klosters.  Since then, Kate has become in the center of media speculations involving Prince William.

The couple plans to wed in 2011.

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