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Photos of Queen Elizabeth, Princess Diana, Princess Eugenie, and More Royal Family Members as Babies

From Prince Charles's squishable cheeks to Prince William's little smile.
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On Monday morning, the royal family welcomed its newest memberArchie Harrison Mountbatten-WindsorMeghan Markle and Prince Harry's first child. In honor of little Archie, here's what every other royal looked like as a tike—starting with Queen Elizabeth's 1926 baby portrait.

Queen Elizabeth


Queen Elizabeth I with her daughter, then-Princess Elizabeth. She was born on April 21, 1926, and this photo was taken just a couple weeks later.

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Prince Philip


Photos of Philip as a newborn are scarce—but he still looks pretty little in this photo from 1924, when he was just three years old.

Prince Charles


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Charles managed to grow and impressive head of hair by the time this photo was taken, when he was around six months old.

Princess Diana


This picture from a family album shows Diana on picnic blanket at Sandringham's Park House, celebrating her first birthday.

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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall


Camilla's baby photos are also hard to come by, but this one of four-year-old Camilla (left) and her three-year-old sister Annabelle (right) is a keeper.

Princess Anne


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Anne seems to be getting along great with her older brother Charles in this photo from January 15, 1951, when she was about five months old.

Prince Andrew


Andrew hanging out at Balmoral in 1960, delighting his mother and sister.

Prince Edward


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Prince Andrew entertains baby Prince Edward on June 21, 1965, in Windsor Castle.

Peter Philips


Princess Anne, pictured with her son Peter Phillips at his baptism on December 22, 1977.

Zara Philips


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A nanny escorts Peter Phillips, carrying his sister Zara, through Aberdeen station, en route to Balmoral on August 5, 1982.

Prince William


Baby Prince William hangs out with his stuffed animal at Kensington Palace, on February 1, 1983.

Prince Harry


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Prince Harry crawls around Kensington Palace on October 4, 1985.

Princess Beatrice


Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew hold Princess Beatrice, during her christening at St. James Palace on December 20, 1988.

Princess Beatrice


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Sarah Ferguson carries Princess Eugenie out of Sandringham Church, after her christening on December 23, 1990.

Lady Louise Windsor


Prince Edward and Sophie, Countess of Wessex pose with their first child, Lady Louise Windsor. The photo was released on January 9, 2004, about two months after her premature birth.

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James, Viscount Severn


Prince Edward holds James, Viscount Severn as he and Sophie leave Frimley Park Hospital on December 20, 2007.

Prince George


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Prince William arrives with Prince George at St James's Palace for the baby's christening on October 23, 2013.

Princess Charlotte


Princess Charlotte is photographed in her stroller leaving Sandringham's Church of St Mary Magdalene, just after her christening on July 5, 2015.

Prince Louis


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Kate Middleton carries Prince Louis to his christening at St. James's Palace on July 9, 2018.

Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor


Meghan Markle and Prince Harry introduce Prince Archie during a photo call at Windsor Castle.

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

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