Princess Charlotte of Cornwall and Cambridge

Date Of Birth:
2 May 2015
Place Of Birth:
London, England
Best Known As:
The second child of the UK’s Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Name at birth: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Princess Charlotte of Cornwall and Cambridge is the second child of Prince William, who is the heir to the British throne, and his wife the Duchess of Cornwall and Cambridge. Princess Charlotte of Corwall and Cambridge was born on May 2, 2015 and given the full name of Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. (According to CNN, the middle names... hark to her great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, and her paternal grandmother, Princess Diana, who died in 1997. Charlotte, a feminine form of Charles, is likely a nod to her grandfather, King Charles III.) 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 Charles, her father Prince William, and her older brother Prince George of Cornwall and Cambridge. When Elizabeth II died in September of 2022, Charlotte earned a new title and a new spot in succession. She also has a younger brother, Prince Louis, born in 2018.
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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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