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Prince George at age 1: Fun facts about the royal birthday boy

As Prince George's first birthday approaches on July 22, we're taking a look back at all that happened during the adorable royal's first year. From an entourage of godparents to a Photoshop scandal, here are the facts you probably didn't know about the world's most famous baby. 1. At not even a year old, he's managed to snag the August cover of Vanity Fair. The little heir will be profiled in the
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As Prince George's first birthday approaches on July 22, we're taking a look back at all that happened during the adorable royal's first year. From an entourage of godparents to a Photoshop scandal, here are the facts you probably didn't know about the world's most famous baby. 

1. At not even a year old, he's managed to snag the August cover of Vanity Fair. The little heir will be profiled in the next month's issue by writer Kate Nicholl. 

Prince William, Duchess Kate and Prince George on the cover of Vanity Fair's August issue.Today

2. George is already an eligible bachelor! While on Will and Kate's official tour Down Under, the little guy received a marriage proposal from a 10-month-old Australian admirer. 

Grace Farrelly, 10 months old, of Brisbane, Australia, \"proposes\" to Prince George on April 19, 2014, during the royal family's tour.PHIL NOBLE / Today

3. According to Vanity Fair, the royal parents have said that Prince George cried a lot during his first year, causing them a lot of anxiety about taking him out in public. Fortunately, he behaved. 

Duchess Kate and Prince George watch Prince William and Prince Harry play in a charity polo match on June 15, 2014 in England.Max Mumby/Indigo / Today

4. The little prince, who was christened last Oct., has 7 godparents, including Julia Samuel, a close friend of Princess Diana's, and Zara Tindall, one of William's royal cousins. 

Prince William holds his son Prince George at Chapel Royal in St James's Palace, before his christening in London on Oct. 23, 2013.JOHN STILLWELL / PA WIRE / Today

5. He's won the heart of one of the most sought-after women in Europe: his Aunt Pippa, who told TODAY's Matt Lauer in an interview this month that he's "amazing" and a "very dear boy." 

Pippa Middleton attends day four of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships on June 26, 2014 in London, England.Jan Kruger / Today

6. The little royal had a coin made for him by the Royal Mint in Oct. 2013 to celebrate his christening — and they're worth up to $80,000 a piece. 

The new coin to commemorate the christening of Prince George is shown at The Royal Mint on Oct. 7, 2013 in Wales.Matt Cardy / Today

7. He’s something of a stuffed animal ambassador, receiving toy wombats, teddy bears and even a little stuffed Australian bilby all throughout Will and Kate’s tour of Australia and New Zealand.

Prince William holds a toy wombat that was given as a present to Prince George from Australia's Governor-General Peter Cosgrove on April 16, 2014.HANDOUT / Today


The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend Plunkett's Parents' Group with Prince George on April 9, 2014 in New Zealand.Today
Prince William, Duchess Kate and Prince George play with a toy bilby (an Australian animal) during a visit to Sydney's Taronga Zoo on April 20, 2014.Chris Jackson / Today

8. The little prince can barely speak, yet he’s caught in the same controversies of much older celebrities. Back in April, the then 9-month-old was allegedly the subject of Photoshop touch-ups by US Weekly.

US Weekly was accused in April of altering their cover photo of the young prince.Today

Happy (upcoming) birthday, Prince George! We can't wait to celebrate!

From the steps of St. Mary's Hospital in London to posing with his little sister Charlotte, take a look at the royal baby's adventures.