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Twitter Users Compare New Photo of Princess Charlotte with Childhood Photos of Princess Diana

Laura Beatham
May 03, 2021
06:30 A.M.
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Royal Family Fans compared a new photo of Prince Charlotte with childhood photos of her late grandmother, Princess Diana, on Twitter.


Princess Charlotte, Prince William, and Kate Middleton's second-oldest child turned six on May 2. The Royal Family's Instagram page shared a new portrait of Charlotte to celebrate her birthday over the weekend. 

Users on Twitter reacted to Charlotte's new portrait in a lovely way, as many compared the young Princess to her grandmother, Princess Diana, using Diana's childhood photos. 

Princess Charlotte pictured at the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank at St George's Chapel, 2018, England. | Photo: Getty Images


Charlotte has been compared to many of her relatives in the past, including her parents, Lady Sarah Chatto, Queen Elizabeth II's niece, and Lady Kitty Spencer, Diana's niece. 

However, in light of Charlotte's new portrait, Twitter users are pointing out her striking resemblance to her father's mother. One royal fan wrote that they had thought Charlotte was a mix of the Queen and Prince William:

"I’ve always thought Princess Charlotte was a mix of the Queen and Prince William but my God is she really looking like Princess Diana here. Happy Birthday, Lottie."


Another user shared a collage of photos that compared Prince Charlotte to her parents, Princess Diana and Lady Sarah Chatto. The collage was made up of childhood photos of Charlotte's relatives.

Another royal fan thought Charlotte looked just like her dad but had definitely had similarities to her late grandmother. Many other users agreed that her smile was so similar to both Diana and William. 

Plans to honor Princess Diana with a statue at her former home, Kensington Palace, started in 2017.


Charlotte has been compared to her family members over the last few years. Fans of the family regularly remark that Charlotte has her grandmother's charm and shy smile showcased in childhood photos.

One user compared Princess Charlotte's portrait to a childhood photo of Diana that really showed off how similar their smiles are. They wrote that Charlotte was starting to look like Diana as their tweet said:

"Charlotte Elizabeth Diana is starting to look a lot like her Granny Diana."


Besides Charlotte's adorable smile and her middle name keeping Diana's memory alive, the Cambridges remind their three children about their dad's beautiful mother and include her in celebrations.

This year for Mother's Day, Princess Charlotte and her older brother, Prince George, wrote their grandmother sweet and touching messages in their homemade cards for the special day. 


In her note, Princess Charlotte wrote that she loved her very much and that her father was missing her. The family will get together to honor Diana in a couple of months at the unveiling of her statue.

Plans to honor Princess Diana with a statue at her former home, Kensington Palace, started in 2017. Brothers, Prince Harry and Prince William announced that it was to keep her legacy and memory alive.