Eton College, often referred to simply as Eton, is a British independent school for boys aged 13 to 18. All the pupils board. It was founded in 1440 by King Henry VI as "The King's College of Our Lady of Eton besides Wyndsor".
It is located in Eton, near Windsor in England, north of Windsor Castle, and is one of the original nine English public schools as defined by the Public Schools Act 1868.
Eton has a very long list of distinguished former pupils. David Cameron is the nineteenth British Prime Minister to have attended Eton.