Royal parents and their lookalike children: Princess Eugenie and son August, Prince William and Princess Diana, and more

Danielle Stacey

People in the same family tend to look alike, but some more so than others! The royal genes are strong and the resemblance between these royal parents and their children makes us look twice.

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From the time when the Duke of Cambridge mistook a photo of himself for his daughter, Princess Charlotteto strikingly similar smiles, we’ve found some incredible royal look-alikes…

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Princess Eugenie and August Brooksbank

Princess Eugenie tends to to keep her son’s identity a secret on her social media channels, so it was a rare joy to see the 16-month-old August He celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Weekend with his parents in June 2022. Little August was the spitting image of his mother when she was a baby, left in the arms of her mother Sarah, Duchess of York at her christening in December 1990.

Prince Charles and Prince Harry

When Prince Harry Sporting a full beard for the first time on Christmas Day in 2013, royal fans couldn’t get over the resemblance to his father Prince of Wales. Charles surprised the 1976 Badminton Horse Trials competitor by making his debut with facial hair. Like father, like son!

Prince Charles and Prince Harry

And growing up, Harry and Charles looked a lot alike even as children. Look at these pictures of Charles at the age of four in 1952 and Harry at the same age on Trooping the Color in 1988. They even had very similar haircuts!

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Princess Charlotte and Prince William

Royal fans have also noticed the resemblance between childhood photos Prince William and his daughter Princess Charlotte. In fact, the Duke even mistook a picture of himself for Charlotte when he visited Bradford in 2020.

William asked the woman who baked the royal cupcakes: “Is that me? Doesn’t it look like Charlotte?” to which an astonished Kate replied, “It looks so much like Charlotte.” William then asked again, “Is that me?”

When it was confirmed that the photo was indeed of him and not little Charlotte, he said: “Oh my god, that looks just like Charlotte. It’s incredible, I’ve never seen that before. Very similar in resemblance. Well done, that’s a lot of hard work. Mary Berry would be very impressed now. Unbelievable.”

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Princess Diana and Prince William

The resemblance between Prince William and his late mother, Princess Diana in these photos is scary! The future king is pictured on his first day at university in 2001, while Diana is seen on a royal tour in 1986 at the age of 25.

The Queen and Princess Anne

The Queen’s only daughter Princess AnneShe certainly takes after her mother. The royal mother-daughter duo even sport similar outfits and brooches in these pictures.

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Prince William and Prince George

Prince George made us all look twice as he wore a red and white outfit by children’s designer Rachel Riley, identical to the one dad William wore when he met little brother Harry in 1984.

Lady Sarah Chatto and Princess Margaret

Lady Sarah Chatto is her late mother’s apple Princess MargaretEye. The Queen‘s younger sister shared two children with her ex-husband Antony Armstrong-Jones, from whom she divorced in 1978. Princess Margaret died in February 2002 while photographer Antony passed away in 2017.

King Felipe and Princess Leonor of Spain

King Philip and Princess Leonor of Spain are another father-daughter duo that share striking similarities. The 16-year-old princess is heir to the Spanish throne and if she becomes monarch in the future, she will be the country’s first reigning queen since Isabella II, who reigned from 1833 to 1868.

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and Princess Ariane

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands have three daughters but it is the monarch’s youngest daughter, Princess Ariane, 14, who most closely resembles her father.

Princess Estelle and Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden

nine years old Princess Estelle is the image of her mother Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden side by side in these cute photos.

Princess Sofia of Sweden and Prince Gabriel

Prince Gabriel, then two years old, may be blonde, but he has his mother Princess Sofiahis blue eyes. Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden recently welcomed a third son, Prince Julian, in March 2021.

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