Facts about Charlotte

Princess Charlotte of Cambridge is 2 years old
Born: May 2, 2015
Birthplace: London, England
Best known as: The second child of the UK’s Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

     

Princess Charlotte of Cambridge Biography

Name at birth: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Princess Charlotte of Cambridge is the second child of Prince William, who is the heir to the British throne, and his wife the Duchess of Cambridge.

Princess Charlotte of Cambridge was born on 2 May 2015 and given the full name of Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. (CNN reported that “The middle names… hark to her great-grandmother, the current queen, and her paternal grandmother, Princess Diana, who died in 1997. Charlotte, a feminine form of Charles, is likely a nod to her grandfather, Prince Charles.”)

The official announcement posted at Buckingham Palace read, “Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a daughter at 8:36 am today.” The royal family announced after the birth that the girl’s official title would be Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge. Princess Charlotte immediately became fourth in line to the British throne, after her grandfather Prince Charles, her father Prince William, and her brother Prince George of Cambridge.

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Princess Charlotte weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces at birth. Prince George, by contrast, weight 8 pounds, 6 ounces… Charlotte is also the name of Pippa Middleton, the sister of the Duchess of Cambridge… Her mother’s pregnancy and Charlotte’s impending birth was noted on Twitter as the #GreatKateWait.


     

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