Do you recognise these little cuties? We've found all these adorable royal baby photos of the royal babies throughout the years...
All babies are beautiful – but not every baby is born with a regal title.
Do you recognise these little cuties? Believe it or not, even Queen Elizabeth was a baby once you know… yes, nappy changes, burping and bottles galore! Unfortunately having a royal status doesn’t spare you the realities of a newborn – although we imagine having a nanny certainly helps.
We’ve found all these adorable royal baby photos of the royal babies throughout the years, from The Queen and Prince Philip (you won’t believe it’s him!), to Charles and Princess Anne, to William and Harry and of course Prince George and his sister Princess Charlotte.
From black and white snaps of days gone by to bright and brand new pictures of the adorable royal tots of now, no matter how old or new the arrivals, every picture in this collection of royal baby photos will have one cooing and ‘ahh’-ing like crazy.
Remember how cute little Charles when he was a baby? And there might even be a few little royal tots you don’t recognise in there! We can’t resist looking at a cute baby or two so we’ve found all these adorable pictures of Britain’s favourite family.
We’ve even gone one step further and put some of our favourite photographs side by side so you can see the family resemblance in all of its glory. We all know that Prince George is a spitting image of his dad, but we bet you can’t guess who Charlotte bears a really rather striking resemblance to…
Want to see all of the royal baby pictures your heart could desire? Click through our gallery and prepare to have your heart well and truly melted.
Who’s your all-time favourite member of the royal family? Let us know in the comments box below.
Whilst this particular Royal is known to get up to some fun-loving antics, we never imagined we would see him roaming the streets of London in nothing but a pair of red tights..
Luckily for Prince Harry this was back in 1987 when he was playing a goblin in the school nativity play at Mrs Mynor’s Montessori school in Notting Hill.
We aren’t quite sure what the little pixie has to do with the birth of Jesus, but we aren’t going to complain too much when we get a picture as cute as this!
Like most children, this innkeeper doesn’t look best pleased with his starring role in the nativity, but this particular Bethlehem resident should be used to being in the spotlight as it’s Prince William!
This is William taking part in the school nativity play at Mrs Mynor’s Nursery School in Notting Hill back in 1986 at four years old.
Diana also went along to watch the performance.
We can’t wait to see what George and Charlotte will look like in their first school production!
Who’s this chirpy young chap? Believe it or not, this is actually Prince Philip, back in 1922 in Corfu, where he was born.
Philip went on to serve in the British Royal Navy, and started up a correspondence with a certain 13-year-old Princess, before marrying her in 1947 and becoming the Duke of Edinburgh. Little charmer.
Well, who’s this little bundle of joy? Why, it’s your Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II!
This photo was taken in 1927, and back then of course she was known as Princess Elizabeth. Looking at those chubby cheeks who could have known that she’d become Britain’s second longest ruling monarch in history?
Isn’t this adorable? 5-year-old Elizabeth (that’s Her Majesty to you and I), puts her arm lovingly around her little sister Margaret’s shoulders.
The Queen was left devastated when Princess Margaret sadly died in 2002, aged 71.
New parents Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip look absolutely delighted posing for official pictures with their first-born baby, Charles.
And wasn’t Prince Charles a cutie?
Aw! We love this picture of our young Queen holding her little princess, Anne.
This picture was taken in 1950, and doesn’t the Queen look wonderful as a mother? She went on to have four children in total.
Our heart just melted. Prince Charles gives his new baby sister Anne a tender kiss on the cheek in 1950.
Here’s bouncing baby Prince Andrew being carried off the Royal Britannia. Have you spotted a smartly dressed little Prince Charles in tow behind?
Can you believe this tiny little bundle of joy would one day grow up to be one of the world’s most famous women?
This worn, old photo gives us a rare glimpse into Princess Diana’s childhood. It was taken on 30 August 1961, on the day of Diana’s baptism at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, the very same place that Princess Charlotte was christened in 2015.
Her parents, John and Frances Spencer, look down at her adoringly in this precious photo. Diana was the second youngest of four children, Sarah, Jane and Charles.
Awww! This is little Prince Edward, the Queen’s youngest child at just 17 months old, being carried by his nanny.
Just look at all that lovely blonde hair… unfortunately there’s not much of it left these days…
Peter Phillips is rather a lesser known member of the royal family, but still cute as a button!
The eldest child of Princess Anne and Mark Phillips, he’s also big brother to….
Looking rather irritated at being snapped without her finery on, Zara has gone on to become famous in her own right, winning a silver medal in the equestrian team eventing at the London Olympics.
Hehe! Chubby little William sits comfortably in Diana’s arms on a trip to Aberdeen in Scotland. Not sure he’s too keen.
Oh go on then, here’s one more of William – just look at the size of those chubby baby legs!
We hardly recognise little Harry here. This picture shows some of the precious time the little Prince had with his mother, Diana Princess of Wales, who died when Harry was just 12.
We love his little bobble hat!
Kensington Palace’s Instagram account is our new favourite place on the internet, and it’s because of adorable pictures like these – just look at tiny Prince Harry!
The official royal account posted the pic along with the story behind the image:
‘A young Prince Harry with a soldier from The Royal Gurkha Rifles. Prince Harry attended the #Gurkha200 pageant this evening alongside The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh and The Prince of Wales who is Colonel-in-Chief of the Regiment.’
The Royal Gurkha Rifles are a regiment of the British Army, although their soldiers are recruited from Nepal. Their motto is ‘Better to die than live a coward’ – it’s no wonder young Harry looks a little nervous!
We had forgotten what a cutie Princess Beatrice was! Here she is on the day of her Christening, looking all angelic, and not a dodgy fascinator in sight…
It’s a girl! Fergie wore her pink jacket when leaving hospital with a little sister for Princess Beatrice. And how cosy does she look all wrapped up?
Check out that 80s hair do!
You might not think you recognise this little Lady, but if you cast your mind back to the balcony scene at the royal wedding in 2011, you’ll have seen little Louise as one of the bridesmaids wearing a flowery headband.
She was next to cheeky little Grace van Cutsem who famously covered her ears during the flyover Buckingham Palace.
The Queen’s youngest grandchild, little James, is the son of Prince Edward. Here he is making his first appearance to the public, and can you believe he slept through the whole thing!
Please note he’s wearing the same jacket…
And here he is! The one-day-old little Prince of Cambridge seemingly had already mastered his royal wave outside the hospital in which he was born. And how adorable is he? We were in love with him from the start.
We love this intimate picture of Wills cradling his newborn baby son. Kate told the press that William had already changed his son’s first nappy within a day of George’s birth – impressive!
You know what they say, like father, like son, and we think these pictures really prove it.
It’s so lovely to see these pictures that show the beginnings of two new generations, with little Prince William in the arms of his father, Charles, and now Prince William cradling a son of his own, little George, on his Christening day.
We knew we’d seen that adorable face somewhere before!
George appeared in a personalised jumper in the arms of his mum for their official Mother’s Day photograph, appearing in a window at Kensington Palace. And who’s that cheeky young chappy on the right with the uncanny resemblance to George? Well, that’s Prince William, 32 years ago, rolling about on the sofa with his mother Diana’s hand resting on his back.
Looks like chubby cheeks run in the family – they’re like two peas in a pod!
Just look at the similarity here; little Prince George in the picture below is a dead ringer for his daddy Prince William at the top.
In his knitted tank top and classic shirt, Prince George looks to have picked up some style tips from his dad, who also has a panache for a traditional style.
Prince William is about six months older than George in the top snap but has the same expression and identical chubby cheeks, adorable!
Although we think William and George look like two peas in a pod, there’s still a bit of Kate in there too, isn’t there?
He didn’t pick that sweet little button nose and cheeky smile up from the ground, that’s for sure, and his hair is more of a similar colour to Kate’s too.
These were the iconic moments Kate Middleton and Prince William introduced their newborn babies, Prince George in 2013, and Princess Charlotte in 2015, to the world.
The royal couple are standing outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital in London, where the world’s media was waiting for the moment they would emerge from the doors.
How cute is this? These pictures capture the moments new big brothers, William in 1984, and Prince George in 2015, were about to be introduced to their newborn baby siblings.
We loved it when Prince William emerged from the hospital after the birth of his second child, beaming, and said: ‘I’m going to pick up George!’ to the cheering press. Can you see the resemblence between the two Princes?
How lovely are these photos? The pictures were taken of the royals just after they had both given birth to their second child.
Diana is pictured cradling newborn Prince Harry on the left, while Kate is holding her newborn baby girl, Princess Charlotte.
Diana gave birth to both William and Harry at the Lindo Wing at St Mary’s hospital, the same ward in which Kate chose to deliver her two little ones, George and Charlotte.
It’s so sad that Diana never got to see these moments herself, but it’s a lovely tribute that her granddaughter’s middle name is named after her famous grandma.
We can’t get enough of these snaps of the little royal babies, just a day old.
Kate Middleton cradles both George (top) and Charlotte (bottom) as her and husband William pose for pictures with their newborn babies. They look pretty alike don’t you think?
Now, we know Charlotte looks a bit like her mum Kate, and a bit like her dad Wills, but more than a few members of the office have also suggested that she bears more than a little resemblence to her Majesty herself, Queen Elizabeth II!
In the portrait on the left, which was released by Kensington Palace in 2015 and taken by none other than Kate herself, we think you can clearly see Charlotte’s similarity with her great grandma, particularly around the eyes.