In honor of his birthday, we’re taking a stroll down memory lane with pictures of Prince William throughout his life.
Below is Prince William as a baby sporting a white and blue ensemble that looks similar to outfits his sons, Prince George, 5, and Prince Louis, 1, have been seen sporting on various occasions.
Here’s Prince William sitting on a blanket in the grass with Prince Charles during their official visit to New Zealand in 1983. It appears Charles is trying to show his son a feather.
Prince William sits alongside his younger brother, Prince Harry, and his mother, Princess Diana, at a piano inside their home at Kensington Palace.
It looks like Prince William is waving to something or someone in the sky — maybe an airplane? — along with Prince Harry and Princess Diana on July 18, 1986, in the garden of Highgrove House in Gloucestershire, England.
Also, who knew Prince William was once a fans of the Dallas Cowboys?
Here’s a family portrait of Prince Charles, Princess Diana, Prince William, and Prince Harry along with an adorable family pet at their Kensington Palace home.
Judging by the way Prince Charles has his arms around his sons and the expressions on the boys’ faces, they probably didn’t want to sit still long enough for a picture to be taken.
Check out William’s adorable blue overalls with matching striped t-shirt. He’s looking at a TV camera in May of 1984 during a photocall with his parents in the gardens of Kensington Palace.
Prince William is an animal lover. Throughout his 37 years, he’s been photographed will all manner of animals.
Here he is walking a dog on a leash at a polo match.
Then his pony named Smokey.
On September 5, 1991, Princess Diana left London’s Wetherby School with Prince William after dropping off Prince Harry. They coordinated outfits with William in a red polo and Diana in a red pencil skirt.
Prince William’s youngest child, Prince Louis, recently had his first official royal engagement at Trooping the Colour. Below is a photograph of Prince William signing a guest book at his first official royal engagement.
Now, we’re jumping ahead to Prince William’s college days at Eton. Below’s he’s sitting at his desk using his computer.
Here’s another more candid shot of Prince William in college, putting his socks back on after taking a walk on the beach in St. Andrews.
Not only is Prince William going to become the leader of the British monarchy one day but he can drive a tractor. He’s pictured driving a tractor during a visit to the Duchy of Cornwall estate.
And he’s handy with a saw.
Below is a picture of Prince William making a wooden trash can during his Raleigh International Expedition in Southern Chile for the villagers of Tortel.
Last but certainly not least, here’s a snapshot taken by the Middleton family, of Kate Middleton and Prince William on the day of their college graduation on June 23, 2005.