Celebrating your child’s first birthday is a big deal for any couple. And when your lil’ one is third in line to the British throne, well, the world is just as excited. George Alexander Louis, Prince George of Cambridge, will be celebrating his first birthday this coming week on Tuesday, July 22. The proud parents, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Catherine Middleton, have been quite generous in sharing family moments with the public, and Prince George is growing into a typical toddler becoming aware of his surroundings.
Here are some highlights from his first year:
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William, take their son home the day after his actual birthday, Monday, July 22. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Prince George seems to have made a lifelong friend with the family dog Lupo. (Jason Bell/Rex Features/AP)
The family makes an outing to the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, where Prince George meets a Bilby, who is also named George. (Chris Jackson/PA)
Prince George is seen playing with toys as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit with a welfare group at Government House, Wellington, during their official tour to New Zealand. (Anthony Devlin/PA)
The Duchess of Cambridge introduces Prince George to a new friend during their visit to Government House. He’s not too sure on the blue bear. (Anthony Devlin/PA)
Prince George seems more keen on getting a cuddle from his mum rather than the cuddly bear. (PA Wire)
Prince George is seen taking early steps at the Cirencester Polo Club in Gloucestershire, England. (Rex Features via AP Images)
And, he’s off! (Rex Features)
Prince William takes a break from the match for an impromptu family portrait. (Rex Features via AP Images)
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge present Prince George on his Christening day. (John Stillwell/PA Wire)
Prince George is well traveled for an almost one-year-old. ((Anthony Devlin/PA Wire)
The Duke of Cambridge and Duchess of Cambridge are presented with an Avanti mini bike for Prince George on a visit to the Avanti Drome in Hamilton, New Zealand. His first present! (Anthony Devlin/PA)
And there’s, of course, this:
All together now: awwwwwww!
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