The only thing better than photos of royals… are photos of royals as babies! From Prince William and Prince Harry and their own kids to the older generations, keep reading to see the best royal baby photos through the ages. Let's start with a snapshot of the newest royal — Harry and Duchess Meghan's son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, who's seen here in his dad's arms in a photo the couple shared on Instagram on June 16, 2019. They captioned the pic, "Happy Father's Day! And wishing a very special first Father's Day to The Duke of Sussex!" Now keep reading for more…
Prince Harry is seen here in the arms of mother Princess Diana aboard the royal yacht Britannia during a royal tour of Italy on May 5, 1985 — exactly 34 years and one day before Harry's first child, son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, was born.
Here's one of the first photos of Prince Harry's own child — Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor — who was born on May 6, 2019. Harry and wife Duchess Meghan publicly debuted their beautiful baby boy at Windsor Castle two days later on May 8.
A 12-month-old Prince Louis showed off his new walking skills as dad Prince WIlliam watched as he explored the garden mom Duchess Kate co-designed with Adam White and Andree Davies for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in London on May 19, 2019.
Duchess Kate shot this portrait to celebrate son Prince Louis' 1st birthday at their home in Norfolk, England, in April 2019.
"Prince George and Princess Charlotte together at home #WelcomeToTheFamily" –Kensington Palace, which posted this photo on Twitter on June 6, 2015
In this handout from Kensington Palace, Prince Louis poses for a pic to celebrate his first birthday. His mother, Duchess Kate, took the photo herself at their home in Norfolk, England, in April 2019.
"The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released an additional photograph taken following the christening of Prince Louis. The Duke and Duchess hope that everyone enjoys this lovely photograph of Prince Louis as much as they do. 📷 @mattporteous" –Kensington Palace, which posted this sweet photo taken at Clarence House after the infant prince's July 9 christening on July 16, 2018
The Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson, and then-husband Prince Andrew appeared at the Chapel Royal at St. James's Palace for Princess Beatrice's christening on Dec. 20, 1988.
Queen Elizabeth II held a 6-month-old Prince Andrew during an outing on the grounds of her Balmoral estate in Scotland on Nov. 8, 1960.
Princess Diana and Prince Charles looked on lovingly at baby Prince William on the day of his christening at Buckingham Palace in 1982.
Princess Charlotte was photographed for her second birthday on May 2, 2017.
"The Duchess took these pictures of her daughter in April at their home in Norfolk." –Kensington Royal, which posted this photo of Princess Charlotte taken by Duchess Kate on May 1, 2016, to honor the little princess' first birthday
In this handout from Kensington Palace, Prince Louis poses for a photo to celebrate his first birthday. His mother, Duchess Kate, took the pic herself at their home in Norfolk, England, in April 2019.
Prince Charles, Prince William and Princess Diana looked like a happy family in 1983.
The royal family — even the kids — marked the queen's official birthday celebration at the annual Trooping the Colour at Buckingham Palace in London on June 9, 2018.
Princess Elizabeth, now Queen Elizabeth II, is pictured here in a 1930 photo taken from a family album.
President Barack Obama and Prince William talked with toddler Prince George at Kensington Palace in London on April 22, 2016.
Princess Diana and Prince Charles left St. Mary's Hospital in London after Prince William's birth in 1982.
Duchess Kate, Princess Charlotte and Prince George attended the Trooping the Colour ceremony in honor of Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday at Buckingham Palace in London on June 11, 2016.
A 12-month-old Prince Louis investigated something he discovered in the garden mom Duchess Kate co-designed with Adam White and Andree Davies for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in London on May 19, 2019.
Sarah, Duchess of York, carried Princess Eugenie on her shoulders during a holiday in Klosters, a village in Switzerland, on Jan. 3, 1992.
Queen Elizabeth II held an infant Prince Edward while walking with Prince Andrew, Prince Charles and Prince Philip in London in 1965.
Elizabeth, Duchess of York — mother of the future Queen Elizabeth II and wife of the future King George VI — is seen here holding her younger daughter, Princess Margaret Rose, in London on Oct. 30, 1930.
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip posed with daughter Princess Anne, her infant son, Peter Phillips, and her husband, Mark Phillips, plus Mark's parents, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and Princess Alice in December 1977.
Princess Anne, in the arms of her mother, then-Princess Elizabeth, reached for her father, Philip, Duke of Edinburgh — who held a young Prince Charles — on the grounds of Clarence House, their London residence, on Aug. 9, 1951.
Sophie, Countess of Wessex, and toddler son James, Viscount Severn, appeared at the Royal Windsor Horse Show in Windsor, England, in May 2009.
"The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with members of @TheRoyalFamily. This photograph was taken by Matt Holyoak in the Morning Room at Clarence House, following Prince Louis's baptism in the Chapel Royal, St. James's Palace." –Kensington Palace, which posted this photo on July 15, 2018
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother sits with grandchildren Prince Charles, Princess Anne and baby Prince Andrew — the children of Queen Elizabeth II — on Aug. 1, 1960.
Princes Eugenie of York — the second of Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of York's daughters — was baptized at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England, on Dec. 23, 1990. Her young royal cousins Zara Tindall (née Phillips) and Prince Harry can be seen in the foreground of this photo, while great aunt Princess Margaret can be seen on the left.
Prince Philip of Greece, later the Duke of Edinburgh, was photographed as a toddler in July 1922.
Sarah, Duchess of York, and daughter Princess Beatrice visited Thurso, Scotland, on Aug. 12, 1990.
Prince Charles is seen here in a first birthday photo with mom Queen Elizabeth on Nov. 14, 1949.
Queen Elizabeth, Queen Consort to King George VI, appears here with her daughters — Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret — in a photo from around 1930.
Autumn Phillips — who's the wife of Princess Anne's son, Peter Phillips — and baby daughter Isla appeared at the Whatley Manor Gatcombe Horse Trials at Gatcombe Park in Gloucestershire, England, on Sept. 21, 2013.
Queen Victoria, son Bertie (who became Edward VII), grandson George, Duke of York (who later ruled as King George V), and her great-grandson Prince Edward of York (the future King Edward III and, after his abdication, the Duke of Windsor), appeared together on the little prince's christening day in London on July 16, 1894.
Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, held his daughter, Lady Louise Windsor, as they left the ship at Stornoway after a Hebridean island cruise holiday with other royals around the Western Isles in Stornoway, Scotland, on July 29, 2006.
Zara Tindall (Princess Anne's daughter), Autumn Phillips and Zara'a daughter, Mia Grace Tindall, appeared at the Mike Tindall Celebrity Golf Classic in Newport, Wales, on May 19, 2014.