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    Pretty as a princess! Charlotte's first year in photos

    Princess Charlotte, the youngest British heir, celebrates her first birthday on May 2.

  • May, 2015

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    The world got its first look at Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, outside of the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in central London, on May 2, 2015 as they left the hospital just hours after the delivery. The Princess will celebrate her 1st birthday on May 2, 1016. The fourth in line to the throne, and the little sis to Prince George, had an eventful year that included a vacation in the French Alps and a royal portrait session where she sat on the lap of her great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II. Here's a look pack at her "firsts."

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    The birth certificate of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, which was signed by her father Prince William, at Kensington Palace in London on May 7, 2015, and witnessed by a Registrar from Westminster Register Office.

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    A close-up of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge being held by her mother, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge outside the Lindo Wing at St. Mary's Hospital in Paddington, west London.

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  • May, 2015

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    Prince George and Princess Charlotte pose for photos at Anmer Hall in mid-May in Norfolk, England. Princess Charlotte is fourth in line to the British throne, after her brother Prince George, and their father, Prince William, and grandfather, Prince Charles. Her arrival bumped Prince Harry to fifth in line of succession.

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  • May, 2015

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    The photos, all taken by Duchess Kate in mid-May, were captured at Anmer Hall, the country home in Norfolk where the royal couple have lived since Charlotte was born.

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  • May, 2015

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    Kensington Palace released one of the photos through its official Twitter and Instagram accounts as a way to recognize the hundreds of thousands of followers it gained in the month since the baby's birth.

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  • July, 2015

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    Well-wishers watch Prince William, Kate the Duchess of Cambridge, with son Prince George and daughter Princess Charlotte in a carriage, as they arrive for Charlotte's Christening at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England on July 5, 2015.

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  • July, 2015

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    Britain's Prince George gets up on tiptoes to peek into the pram of Princess Charlotte as they leave after Charlotte's Christening at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England, Sunday, July 5, 2015.

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  • July, 2015

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    Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge and and Queen Elizabeth II pose in front of (L-R) Michael Middleton, Pippa Middleton, James Middleton, Carole Middleton, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and the Duke of Edinburgh pose for a family photo after the christening of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge at the Sandringham Estate on July 5, 2015 in King's Lynn, England.

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  • July, 2015

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    Prince William and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, with their children, Prince George (2nd R) and Princess Charlotte, who was christened at Sandringham, are seen in this handout photo released on July 9, 2015.

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  • November, 2015

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    Princess Charlotte is seen in this photograph taken by her mother Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, in November 2015 at Anmer Hall in Sandringham, and released by Kensington Palace in London on November 29, 2015.

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  • November, 2015

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    In a press statement, the Palace said the photos were taken by the Duchess in early November at the Duke and Duchess' home in Norfolk. Charlotte had just turned six-months old. Here she is happily engaged with what looks to be a favorite stuffed toy.

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  • December, 2015

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    December, 2015

    Prince George and Princess Charlotte are the cutest in their very first Christmas card together, with parents, Kate Middleton and Prince William, proudly looking on. "The Duke and Duchess are hugely appreciative of all the warm messages they have received about their family this year and are very much looking forward to thier first Christmas as a family of four," a spokesperson for Kensington Palace said in a statement.

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  • March, 2016

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    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, with their children, Princess Charlotte and Prince George, enjoy a short private skiing break on March 3, 2016 in the French Alps, France.

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  • March, 2016

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    "This was their first holiday as a family of four and the first time either of the children had played in the snow," the palace said in a statement. The couple invited a photographer from the Press Association to take the pictures, most of which feature the couple with their 2-year-old son, Prince George, and his 10-month old sister, Princess Charlotte.

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  • May, 2016

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    April, 2016

    Princess Charlotte of Cambridge looks on as she walks while pushing her toy blocks across the lawn outside at Anmer Hall in April 2016 in Norfolk, England.

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    April, 2016

    Princess Charlotte of Cambridge looks up on a chair. The palace released a statement on her Princess Charlotte's birthday thanking everyone for their cards, letters and presents for the one year old. It read: "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are incredibly grateful for all the letters, gifts and good wishes they have been fortunate to receive in the year since Princess Charlotte was born."

     

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    April, 2016

    Princess Charlotte looks adorable with a blue bow in her hair. The family have been celebrating Princess Charlotte's birthday at their home in Norfolk, which is also where Kate photographed her daughter for these official birthday photos.

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    April, 2016

    Princess Charlotte, in one of four pictures released to the public that show the princess playing in the living room and garden of her Anmer Hall home while dressed in two adorable outfits; a pink dress and matching cardigan and a blue flower print dress with a white cardigan.

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  • Trooping The Colour - The Queen's Birthday Parade, London, UK - 11 Jun 2016

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    Camilla Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles, Catherine Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, Prince George, Prince William and Queen Elizabeth II watch the flypast from the balcony of Buckingham Palace Trooping The Color, part of The Queen's Birthday Parade, in London on Jun 11, 2016

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