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Princess Anne's Life in Photos

Take a look back at the iconic moments in the Princess Royal's life.
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Born second in line to the throne, Anne, the Princess Royal has lived a remarkable life in the public eye. While she's fallen down a few spots in the British order of royal succession in recent years, Anne is still beloved for her equestrian skill, duty to the royal family, no-nonsense attitude, and her stunning collection of hats.

1950


Queen Elizabeth holds newborn Anne.

1950


The whole royal family welcomes baby Anne.

1951


Anne reaches out to her father in this sweet family portrait.

1954


A young Princess Anne is seen here with a bouquet of flowers. Clearly, royal fashions haven't changed much in the past 60 years. This smocked dress looks almost identical to the ones Princess Charlotte was seen wearing on the Royal Tour of Poland and Germany.

1960


The royal family gathers for a portrait just a few months after Prince Andrew was born.

1969


Princess Anne accompanies her mother on a state visit to Vienna.

1970


Princess Anne poses at Sandringham House alongside her brother Charles and her mother and father.

1971


Princess Anne, sporting a voluminous hairstyle at the Badminton Horse Trials in South Gloucestershire.

1971


Much like her mother, Princess Anne is an accomplished equestrian. Here she is at the European Eventing Championships.

1972


The Royal Family at Buckingham Palace.

1973


Following the wedding of Anne, Princess Royal to Mark Phillips, the newlyweds made the customary appearance on the royal balcony.

1973


Princess Anne's wedding portrait.

1981

Princess Anne leaves the hospital carrying her newborn baby girl, Zara.

1975


Princess Anne greets the Bay City Rollers at the Lyceum Ballroom.

1977


Queen Elizabeth shares a moment with Princess Anne and her son Peter Phillips on the day of his christening.

1985


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Princess Anne, Princess Diana, and the Queen Mother share a moment at the royal premiere of A Passage to India.

1999


Princess Anne, in full military uniform, at the State Opening of Parliament.

2007


The Royal Family comes together at Clarence House to celebrate the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh's Diamond Wedding Anniversary.

2015


The royal family marks the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta in Runnymede.

2015


Here, Princess Anne attends the annual Armistice Day Service at the Armed Forces Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum.

2015


A nice candid of Anne at the Sandown Racecourse.

2016


In honor of Trooping the Colour, Princess Anne, second from the left, makes an appearance on the royal balcony alongside the rest of her family.

2016


Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge greets the Princess Royal on day two of the Royal Ascot races.

2016


The Princess Royal runs after her granddaughter Mia Tindall while at a charity polo match.

This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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