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In photos: A look at Prince George's first year

From his much-anticipated birth to a play date with a bilby, all eyes have been on this royal baby. Prince George turns 1 on July 22.


Britain’s Prince William holds his baby son outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital in London before leaving with his wife, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, on July 23, 2013.

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Kate gave birth to the couple’s first child, who is third in line to the British throne, the day before, ending weeks of feverish anticipation about the arrival of the royal baby.


The family leaving the hospital is the first glimpse the world had of Prince George.

Michael Middleton

This image of the Kate, Prince William and Prince George, in the garden of the Middleton family home in Bucklebury, England, was taken by Kate’s father in early August.


Prince George arrives at his christening at St James’s Palace in London, Oct. 23.

Phil Noble/Reuters

Kate holds Prince George after disembarking their plane with Prince William in Wellington, April 7, 2014. The family are starting a 19-day official visit to New Zealand and Australia.


Prince George looks at other babies during a Plunket nurse and parents group event at the Government House in Wellington on April 9. Royal New Zealand Plunket Society, or Plunket for short, is a national not-for-profit organization that provides care for children and families in New Zealand.


Prince George plays with a toy at the Plunket play group event.

David Gray/Reuters

Kate and Prince William watch Prince George look at an Australian animal called a bilby, which has been named after the young prince, during a visit to Sydney’s Taronga Zoo on April 20.


Prince George holds a toy Bilby during his visit to the zoo.


Prince William, with Kate, holds his son as he chews a sticker during the Taronga Zoo visit.

Phil Noble/Reuters

Kate holds her son Prince George as they prepare to board a plane to depart Canberra on April 25.


Kate with Prince George at Jerudong Trophy polo match on June 15 at the Cirencester Polo Club in Gloucestershire, Britain.

John Stillwell/AP

In this photo taken on July 2, 2014, to mark his first birthday, Prince George walks during a visit to the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London.

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