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Happy Birthday Princess Charlotte- Check out the royal tot's first year in pictures

Published 02/05/2016 | 14:12

Princess Charlotte Diana Elizabeth turns one
Princess Charlotte Diana Elizabeth turns one

How the year has flown by! Today, the royal family toast the chubby-cheeked Princess Charlotte Diana Elizabeth who celebrates her first birthday.

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The royal tot arrived on May 2, 2015 and was debuted to the public outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital Paddington just hours after her birth.

THE WORLD WATCHED ON: As the next generation of royalty made its bow. The Duchess of Cambridge with Princess Charlotte and Prince William. The shawl the new-born baby wore became a multi-million pound must-have overnight
THE WORLD WATCHED ON: As the next generation of royalty made its bow. The Duchess of Cambridge with Princess Charlotte and Prince William. The shawl the new-born baby wore became a multi-million pound must-have overnight

The beautiful princess has has a whirlwind milestone year, posing for photos with her equally adorable brother Prince George throughout the past twelve months, usually with her mum Kate Middleton behind the lens.

Photos of the royal cherub were shared by her parents on many occasions throughout her first year, most notably photos taken on her Christening Day, a family ski holiday to Courchevel, and at her granny The Queen's 90th birthday.

New photos of Princess Charlotte were released by Kensington Palance in celebration of her first birthday
New photos of Princess Charlotte were released by Kensington Palance in celebration of her first birthday
Charlotte Elizabeth Diana
Princess Charlotte was born in the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in London
May 2015: Photo released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge of Prince George and Princess Charlotte. The photograph was taken by the Duchess in mid-May at Anmer Hall in Norfolk.
Undated handout photo released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge of Prince George and Princess Charlotte. The photograph was taken by the Duchess in mid-May at Anmer Hall in Norfolk.
22. In this photo taken by Kate Middleton, George tenderly cradles Princess Charlotte days after her birth.
Kate Middleton and her daughter Charlotte in the official christening portrait
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte who was christened at Sandringham on Sunday. Credit: Mario Testino / Art Partner
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their children, Prince George, and Princess Charlotte, who was christened at Sandringham on Sunday Photo: Mario Testino / Art Partner
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge arrive at the Church of St Mary Magdalene on the Sandringham Estate for the Christening of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge on July 5, 2015 in King's Lynn, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge arrive at the Church of St Mary Magdalene on the Sandringham Estate for the Christening of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge on July 5, 2015 in King's Lynn, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Duchess of Cambridge with Princess Charlotte
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and Carole Middleto walk behind Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge leaving the Church of St Mary Magdalene on the Sandringham Estate after the Christening of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge on July 5, 2015 in King's Lynn, England. (Photo by Mary Turner - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Princess Charlotte of Cambridge arrives in her pram, pushed by her mother Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (not pictured), as they arrive for Charlotte's Christening at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their children, Princess Charlotte and Prince George, enjoy a short private break skiing in the French Alps. Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire
Princess Charlotte
Britain's Princess Charlotte is seen in this photograph taken by her mother Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, in November 2015 at Anmer Hall
Princess Charlotte laughs with her teddy in this photograph taken by her mother Kate, Duchess of Cambridge
Britain's 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. REUTERS/Duchess of Cambridge/Handout via Reuters ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS IMAGE. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
25. Kate Middleton, Prince William, Prince George and Princess Charlotte in their 2015 Christmas card.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their children, Princess Charlotte and Princess George, enjoy a short private break skiing in the French Alps. Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their children, Princess Charlotte and Princess George, enjoy a short private break skiing in the French Alps. Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their children, Princess Charlotte and Princess George, enjoy a short private break skiing in the French Alps. Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire
Queen Elizabeth II (C) posing with her two grandchildren, James, Viscount Severn (L) and Lady Louise (2L) and her five great-grandchildren Mia Tindall (holding handbag), Savannah Philipps (3R), Isla Phillips (R), Prince George (2R) and Princess Charlotte (C) in the Green Drawing room at Windsor Castle in Windsor. Picture: ANNIE LEIBOVITZ/AFP/Getty Images
New photos of Princess Charlotte were released by Kensington Palance in celebration of her first birthday
New photos of Princess Charlotte were released by Kensington Palance in celebration of her first birthday
The young Princess Charlotte Credit: HRH The Duchess of Cambridge
Princess Charlotte, an image taken by the Duchess of Cambridge at Anmer Hall in Norfolk in April
New photos of Princess Charlotte were released by Kensington Palance in celebration of her first birthday

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