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Princess Anne is a member of the British royal family and the second born (and only daughter) to Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip.

Anne showed an interest in horsemanship from a young age and participated in the 1976 Montreal Olympics. In 1987, Anne secured the title of princess royal. It is a title typically held by the British monarch’s oldest daughter.

Anne married army officer Capt. Mark Phillips in 1973 at Westminster Abbey. The couple welcomed two children: Peter Phillips in 1977 and Zara Phillips in 1981. Anne and Mark divorced in April 1992. In December of the same year, she married Comdr. Timothy Laurence.


  • Full Name: Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise
  • Royal Title: Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal
  • Parents: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip
  • Sibling(s): Prince Charles, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward
  • Age: 71 years old (Born on August 15, 1950)
  • Height: 5′ 6″
  • Spouse(s): Timothy Laurence (1992-current) and Mark Phillips (1973–1992)
  • Children: Zara Tindall and Peter Phillips

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