her great-granddaughter, but the royals could pass for twins based on their baby photos.separate Queen Elizabeth and
Born on April 21, 1926, the future monarch modeled the same big blue eyes, arched eyebrows and light-brown hair as Princess Charlotte, who turned two on May 2. Even if you ignore the obvious physical similarities, the regal toddlers seem to share the same hobbies too. If had a time machine, we bet these cuties would be best playmates.
Both babies probably wondered why everyone wanted their pictures at first, but they got their poses down at an early age.
Look at those
These independent ladies can get themselves around, thank you very much. Here, a 4-year-old Princess Elizabeth tries out her tricycle while Charlotte shows off a too-cute cart ahead of her first birthday.
Although her brother sits in line
Even the most recent photograph of Princess Charlotte— —brings to mind the monarch. The future Queen's expression mirrors her descendant's exactly, right down to the half-smile.
The Queen surrounded by her two youngest grandchildren and her five great-grandchildren #Queenat90 This is the first in a series of official photographs released today to mark The Queen's 90th birthday. They were taken at Windsor Castle just after Easter by renowned portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz. From left: James, Viscount Severn, Lady Louise, Mia Tindell, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Charlotte, Savannah Phillips, Prince George and Isla Phillips.
Put the duo together today and Princess Charlotte still passes for the Queen's mini-me. For Annie Leibovitz's portrait series last year, the royals wore matching pink cardigans.
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