Prince William, 33, is second in line to the throne behind his father, Prince Charles, which carries many responsibilities.

This includes travelling to foreign countries to promote good relations between governments.

His most recent overseas visit was to Norway with his wife Kate Middleton, who was at the time pregnant with his third child, Prince Louis.

As the royal takes on more responsibilities, it was recently revealed that he will be visiting a certain country this summer that no royal has in over 70 years.

Even his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth has never visited during her reign.

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Prince William: The royal will travel to a country this year that even Queen Elizabeth has not

William will be visiting Israel later this year during the summer, the first British royal in history

William will be visiting Israel later this year during the summer, the first British royal in history.

Kensington Palace tweeted earlier this year: “The Duke of Cambridge will visit Israel, Jordan and the Occupied Palestinian territories in the Summer.”

“The visit at the request of Her Majesty’s Government and has been welcomed by the Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian authorities.”

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said of the visit by Prince William on Twitter: “We welcome the announcement of Prince William’s visit to Israel.

“This is a historic visit, the first of its kind, and he will be welcomed here with great affection.”

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Prince William: The royal will travel to Israel; the first to do so in 70 years

He is expected to visit the Israel and Palestinian territories, as well as Jordan along the visit.

Visiting the countries has long been avoiding due to the political tensions that bring a number of diplomatic concerns.

Why has the Queen never visited Israel? It is due to the unsettlement of the nation, as the government dictate the state visit destinations.

The only royals to have visited Israel were the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester in 2007, and the Duke of Kent in 1998.

Prince Charles has visited before, but for private visits for funeral attendance with once including for the former president Shimon Peres in Jerusalem.

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Prince William: Rumoured to take place this summer, his wife Kate Middleton may not join him

What other countries has Queen Elizabeth never visited during her reign as the head of state?

The Queen has also never visited Greece on a state visit, which is suggested to be because to the fraught history that her husband Prince Philip has with the country.

As a baby, he was forced to flee the country after his father “might have been executed,” according to royal historian Hugo Vickers.

It is the only European country that she has yet to visit.

Other countries she has never visited include Madagascar, Cuba or Peru.

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