Princess Charlotte, Princess Diana share uncanny resemblance: Photos

PRINCESS Charlotte clearly takes after her late grandmother.

After photos were released of the cheeky three-year-old posing with her family at Prince Louis’ christening this week, royal watchers were quick to point out that she bears a striking resemblance to Princess Diana, who died in a car accident in 1997.

To prove the point, Instagram account “LovePrincessDiana” shared a photo of Prince William and Prince Harry’s mum at a similar age to her granddaughter, noting in the caption that “Princess Charlotte has Diana’s eyes.”

As of Thursday morning, the post had attracted over 7000 likes, with plenty of people noticing that — as well as the eyes — Charlotte and Diana also have very similar lips.

media_cameraA young Diana. Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images
media_cameraA one-year-old Charlotte with her mum. Picture: Dominic Lipinski-Pool/Getty Images
media_cameraDiana as a toddler.
media_cameraCharlotte at Harry and Meghan’s wedding. Picture: Andrew Milligan/AP

In the past, Charlotte has also often been compared to a young Queen Elizabeth II.

media_cameraQueen Elizabeth II as a young girl. Picture: Supplied
media_cameraCharlotte on her third birthday.

The little princess has been winning herself plenty of new fans in recent months thanks to her cute antics at official occasions (like that cheeky tongue at Prince Harry and Meghan’s royal wedding).

But last week, it was her touching gesture in her brother Prince Louis’ royal christening portraits that attracted the most attention.

In one of the stunning family photos — taken by Matt Holyoak following the ceremony at St James’s Palace — Prince William, Kate Middleton holding Prince Louis, Prince George and Princess Charlotte were all perched on a lounge at Clarence House, with Prince Charles, Camilla, Prince Harry and Meghan standing behind them.

The formal moment was broken by Charlotte, who could be seen looking away from the camera and instead gazing at Louis, while clasping his tiny hand in hers in a sweet sisterly gesture.

media_cameraCharlotte clearly loves her little brother Louis. Picture: Camera Press/Matt Holyoak/The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge via Getty Images

Originally published as Charlotte looks just like young Di

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