What is David Armstrong-Jones, 2nd Earl of Snowdon
Queen's nephew the Earl of Snowdon and wife announce divorce after more than 25 years of marriage
Earl and Countess of Snowdon Set to Divorce
The Queen's Nephew to Divorce After More Than 25 Years of Marriage
David Albert Charles Armstrong-Jones, 2nd Earl of Snowdon, styled as Viscount Linley until 2017 and known professionally as David Linley, is an English furniture maker and a former chairman of the auction house Christie's UK. The son of Princess Margaret and Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon, he is therefore a nephew of Queen Elizabeth II, and a grandson of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. As of May 2019, he is 21st in the line of succession to the British throne, where he is the first person who is not a direct descendant of the Queen. At the time of his birth in 1961, he was fifth.