The sweetest pictures of a young Prince William

From his early childhood to his late 20s…

Today, Prince William is next in line to the throne.

That comes with a myriad of responsibilities – including stepping up when his father King Charles III took a break from royal duties due to a cancer diagnosis.

Not to mention, William has been busy looking after his wife Princess Catherine and their three children – Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis – following her abdominal surgery.

But way back when, William was nothing more than a carefree young prince who had captured the hearts of many teenage girls…

Read on if you’d like to revisit days gone by and take a look at the best photos of a young Prince William.


We wonder what the then-Prince Charles and little William were looking at way back in 1983.

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Here’s an extremely young William closely examining a video camera in 1984.

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William and his little brother Prince Harry looking adorable in little army uniforms at Highgrove House, circa 1986.

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Looking at this sweet photo from 1986, we assume William had a tough day of pony riding.

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First day of school – so cute!

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William with his mother, the late Princess Diana, and Harry on a skiing trip in 1993.

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William watching The Parade of Veterans on V-J Day 1995.

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Hard at work during his Raleigh International expedition in 2000.



Celebrating his 21st birthday in 2003 – the year William started dating Kate Middleton.

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In 2005, William and Harry were the groomsmen when their father married Camilla Parker Bowles.

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William at a royal engagement in 2007.

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A 27-year-old William partaking in a royal engagement for charity Skill Force.

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In 2010, William and Kate got engaged!

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And in 2011, the couple tied the knot in a ceremony that was televised all around the world.

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