Prince William's Changing Looks

2018
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See the royal's transformation through the years.

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1982

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Born June 21, 1982, Prince William Arthur Philip Louis is blessed with his mother Diana's good looks and his father Charles's path to the throne.

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1983

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Not unexpectedly, William had a tight bond with his mother Diana, who died in a car accident in 1997.

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1984

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The 2-year-old prince had a good reason to look a little shy at his birthday party: photographers were present!

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1986

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The 4-year-old future member of the Royal Air Force showed an early fondness for serving his country.

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1988

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Off to the races! Looking older than his six years, Prince William enjoyed some go-carting in London.

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1990

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Just before his ninth birthday, the young prince took in a polo match, a sport he'd later grow up and play.

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1995

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At 13, William entered Eton College, where the royal family worked hard to let the boy lead a normal life.

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1997

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Now 16, the young prince graduated from cute kid to handsome heir.

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2000

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After graduating Eton, William took a gap year before starting classes at St Andrews University in Scotland-where he would meet his future princess Kate Middleton!

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2003

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The prince attended a special service to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the coronation at Westminster Abbey.

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2005

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The 23-year-old attended the selection process for the British Army. (He made the cut!)

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2007

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A hero in the making, Prince William soon began courses at the Royal Air Force to learn how to fly.

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2008

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He may be a member of the Royal Air Force, but princely duties still call. William helped open a new media center in Wales.

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2010

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After seven years of dating, William and Kate announced they plan to marry. The prince proposed with his mother Diana's 18-carat sapphire and diamond engagement ring.

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2011

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On April 29, Prince William weds Catherine Middleton, and the couple is crowned the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

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2011

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He may be married, but we can still admire a man in uniform! The prince takes part in helicopter training in Canada during a 12-day visit to North America with wife Kate in tow.

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2012

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As part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebration, the Duke and Duchess visit Guadalcanal Island in the Solomon Islands.

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2013

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The prince is now a father-to-be! He and Kate are expecting their first child in July.

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2014

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Prince William is now a doting dad to adorable son, George.

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2015

2015
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At the age of 32, Prince William welcomes his second child, Princess Charlotte of Wales, into the world.

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2016

2016
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The dashing prince looks no worse for wear after a year of parenting his adorable but "feisty" daughter, Princess Charlotte.

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2017

2017
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Prince William looked dapper, albeit with a little less hair, the same year the couple announced they're expecting their third child.

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2018

2018
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The royal bit the bullet and shaved his head in 2018.

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