We love to look at great throwback photos, especially retro pics of the British royal family! Because we can't get enough of all things royal — and to celebrate Prince Charles's 72nd birthday on Nov. 14, 2020 — Wonderwall.com is revisiting some of our favorite nostalgic photos of the U.K.'s most famous family, starting with the future King Charles, who's seen here revealing the royal chest as he changed his shirt before a polo match in Cirencester, England, on June 4, 1988. Keep reading for more…
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Princess Diana and sons Prince William and Prince Harry posed at the piano in the drawing room of their Kensington Palace apartment in London on Oct. 4, 1985.
Prince Harry gave his best model pose while relaxing in his room at Eton College — his elite boarding school — in Windsor, England, on May 12, 2003.
Prince Charles sported a beard at Britain's 1976 Badminton Horse Trials, which he attended with little brother Prince Edward.
King George V is pictured with his consort, Queen Mary, at Collier Hospital on a visit to Dublin, Ireland, in 1911.
Prince Charles and Princess Diana posed for photos during their honeymoon on the grounds of Balmoral Castle in Scotland in 1981.
This is the first official photograph of Princess Elizabeth (later known as Queen Elizabeth II) with her then-fiancé, Philip Mountbatten (later known as Prince Philip). It was taken at Buckingham Palace on July 10, 1947.
Princess Anne, then 15, is pictured at London Airport before flying to Liechtenstein for a skiing holiday on Dec. 28, 1965.
Prince William and Prince Harry attended a photocall in London on July 26, 1999, after William learned to drive.
Edward, the Duke of Windsor — previously King Edward VIII — is pictured here with American divorcée Wallis Simpson on the day of their infamous wedding — June 3, 1937.
Prince Philip posed with sons Prince Edward and Prince Andrew (sporting a beard!) during their summer holidays in Scotland on Aug. 14, 1983.
Princess Diana danced with John Travolta at the White House on Nov. 11, 1985.
Queen Elizabeth II posed with her daughter, Princess Anne, and Anne's son, Peter Phillips, at the baby boy's christening on Dec. 12, 1977.
Queen Elizabeth II's father, His Royal Highness Prince Albert — later known as King George VI — is seen here wearing his Royal Air Force uniform in 1918.
Prince Edward joined his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, at the Royal Windsor Horse Show in Berkshire, England, in 1982.
Princess Elizabeth, now Queen Elizabeth II, is pictured in a 1930 photo taken from a family album.
Prince Charles and Princess Diana were a sight to behold at their fairy tale wedding in London on July 29, 1981.
Princess Elizabeth (later known as Queen Elizabeth II), fiancé Lieutenant Phillip Mountbatten (later Prince Philip), Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother), King George VI and Princess Margaret are pictured here in a family photograph shortly before Elizabeth's wedding in 1947.
Princess Diana and Prince Harry are seen here vacationing in Majorca, Spain, in this undated photo taken in the mid-1980s before Harry's second birthday.
Prince Charles and brother Prince Andrew wore cowboy hats as they watched the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Canada, on March 1, 1977, during an official royal visit to the Commonwealth nation.
Prince William and wife Duchess Kate also donned cowboy hats when they attended the Calgary Stampede on July 8, 2011, as part of their royal tour of Canada.
Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, later known as Queen Elizabeth, then as the Queen Mother, is pictured on her way to be married to the Duke of York, the future King George VI, at Westminster Abbey in London on April 26, 1923.
Royal relatives including parents Princess Diana and Prince Charles as well as godparents and a playful Prince William posed for photos at the christening of Prince Harry at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, on Dec. 21, 1984.
Princess Elizabeth, later known as Queen Elizabeth II, held son Prince Charles after his christening in London in December 1948.
Diana, Princess of Wales, held a young Prince Harry in her arms as she watched the Trooping the Colour ceremony with Prince William and Princess Margaret from the balcony of Buckingham Palace in London on June 1, 1988.
Princess Elizabeth, later known as Queen Elizabeth II, is pictured being greeted by an official in London on Dec. 31, 1929.
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip arrived at the Manoel Theatre in Valleta, Malta, in 1967.
King George V is pictured crossing a river on a elephant in Nepal on Dec. 10, 1911.
During 1972's Trooping the Colour — the monarch's annual official birthday celebration — Queen Elizabeth II spoke to her youngest son, Prince Edward, at Buckingham Palace.
Princess Elizabeth, later known as Queen Elizabeth II, is pictured on the platform at King's Cross Station about to depart with her royal grandparents for the Christmas holidays at Sandringham on Dec. 21, 1929.
Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson posed for photos after announcing their engagement at Buckingham Palace in London on March 17, 1986.
Prince Charles, Prince Philip, the Queen Mother, Princess Diana (holding Prince William) and Queen Elizabeth II posed for photos at Buckingham Palace on William's christening day in 1982.
Princess Margaret left hand in hand with her husband, photographer Antony Armstrong-Jones (later Lord Snowdon), from London's Westminster Abbey on their wedding day — May 6, 1960.
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother appeared with daughter Princess Margaret at Trooping the Colour in London on June 12, 1993.
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip posed at London's Buckingham Palace after their wedding on Nov. 20, 1947.
Princess Diana and Prince Charles left Saint Mary's Hospital in London after Prince William's birth in June 1982.
Prince Charles posed at the door of the Welsh House in Windsor, Berkshire, England, on April 7, 1954.
Princess Diana held hands with Mother Teresa (now Saint Teresa of Calcutta) following a meeting in the Bronx in New York City on June 18, 1997. Just a few months later, both women were dead.
Princess Anne posed on her wedding day — Nov. 14, 1973 — with first husband Mark Phillips, younger brother Prince Edward and cousin Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones.
Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother), Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II), Princess Margaret and King George VI are pictured after his coronation on the balcony of Buckingham Palace in London on May 12, 1937.
Princess Diana, Prince Harry and Prince William attended a parade to commemorate the 50th anniversary of V-J Day in August 1994.
Prince Andrew and Prince Edward attended services alongside the rest of the royal family at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on Christmas Day in 1983.
Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II posed with Prince Charles and Princess Diana at London's Buckingham Palace on their wedding day — July 29, 1981.
Princess Margaret and Princess Elizabeth, later Queen Elizabeth II, are seen at Ballater Station in London in 1948.
Prince Andrew, Princess Anne, Prince Edward, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles and Prince Philip posed together at Frogmore House in Windsor, England, in April 1965.
Prince William and Prince Harry smiled as they joined other royals on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after Trooping the Colour in London on June 13, 2003.
King George VI, wife Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) and daughter Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) posed together on the baby royal's christening day at Buckingham Palace on May 19, 1926.
The Queen Mother sat with her grandchildren, Prince Charles, Princess Anne and baby Prince Andrew, on Aug. 1, 1960.
Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, later known as Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, and Prince Albert, Duke of York, later known as King George VI, posed on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after their wedding ceremony at Westminster Abbey on April 26, 1923.
Sarah, Duchess of York, husband Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and their first-born daughter, Princess Beatrice Elizabeth Mary, posed for a photo after the child's christening at the Chapel Royal at St. James's Palace in London on Dec. 20, 1988.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, posed for a portrait at home — London's Buckingham Palace — in December 1958.