Pretty as a princess! Princess Charlotte in photos
Look back at some of the best moments from Princess Charlotte's life.
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."
Prince George and Princess Charlotte are seen in this photo taken by the Duchess in mid-May at Anmer Hall in Norfolk and released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on June 6, 2015. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Prince William, Prince George, Catherine Duchess of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge at the official welcome upon their arrival in Canada.
Princess Charlotte plays with balloons at a children's party for military families during the family's visit to Canada.
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte leave from Victoria Harbor to board a sea-plane on the final day of their Royal Tour of Canada on October 1, 2016 in Victoria, Canada.
Catherine Duchess of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte leave Victoria in Canada at the end of their visit The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Canada on Oct. 1. 2016.
Princess Charlotte leaves church in Bucklebury, England on Christmas Day December 25, 2016.
Prince William, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George and Princess Charlotte arrive at a children's party at Government House in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, on Sept. 29, 2016.
On the eve of her second birthday, (May 2) a new photograph of Princess Charlotte was released by Kensington Palace to mark the occasion. The photo was taken in April by her mother on the grounds of the family’s countryside home in Norfolk, England.
“The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to share a new photograph of Princess Charlotte to mark her second birthday tomorrow,” Kensington Palace said Monday in a press release that accompanied the picture, which also was shared through social media. See the video here.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge waits for the bride with her children Prince George of Cambridge, page boy and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, bridesmaid at the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews at St Mark's Church on May 20, 2017 in Englefield Green, England.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge look out from the balcony of Buckingham Palace during the Trooping the Color parade on June 17, 2017 in London.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge carries Princess Charlotte of Cambridge as they arrive on day 1 of their official visit to Poland on July 17, 2017 in Warsaw, Poland.
Prince George of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge arrive at Berlin Tegel Airport during an official visit to Poland and Germany on July 19, 2017 in Berlin, Germany.
Britain's Prince William, second left, and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, second right, and their children, Prince George, left, and Princess Charlotte, right, board a plane in Hamburg, Germany, Friday, July 21, 2017. Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, and their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte stayed for thee days in Germany and visited Berlin, Heidelberg and Hamburg.
Britain's Princess Charlotte of Cambridge poses for a photo at Kensington Palace on January 8, 2018 before leaving for her first day of nursery at the Willcocks Nursery School.
The images were taken by Charlotte's mother, Duchess Catherine of Cambridge. Charlotte, younger sister to George, will turn three in May and by then is expected to have a new younger sibling because the Duchess is expecting her third child in April.
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge arrives with Prince George and Princess Charlotte after Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to their son at St Mary's Hospital on April 23, 2018 in London. The Duchess safely delivered a boy at 11:01 am, weighing 8lbs 7oz, who will be fifth in line to the throne.