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36th birthday: The best photos of Prince Harry’s remarkable life over the years


Prince Harry will turn 36 on 15 September 2020 – the first time he’ll spend his birthday in his new home in the USA.

Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle moved to the States after stepping back from royal duties. 

The couple has been settling into their first family home in Montecito in Santa Barbara with their son, Archie. They’ve been giving their fans flashes of their stylish new residence during Zoom calls regularly. While His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales is certainly still young, he’s already had a pretty incredible life. His life, which is only set to continue as he and Meghan Markle gear up for their first birthday as a non-royal.

High-profile relationship and family life aside, Prince Harry has long travelled all around the world. He’s travelled both for pleasure and as part of his charity efforts. Prince Harry’s life hasn’t been without its share of hardship, however. He and brother Prince William both struggled with their mental health after the death of their mother, Diana, in 1997.

Also read: 5 things we learnt from Finding Freedom – Harry & Meghan’s biography.

To celebrate his 36th birthday, we’ve found the best photos of Prince Harry’s remarkable life over the years. Swipe left to view all the 9 images.

Picture 1: Prince Harry was born on September 15, 1984. Here he is with his mother, Princess Diana, and brother, Prince William.
Picture 2: The Princess of Wales holds Prince Harry at the Royal Palace, Majorca, Spain on August 9, 1987.
Photo 3: The family take a bike ride on June 1, 1989, around the island of Tresco, one of the Scilly Isles.
Picture 4: Prince William and Harry bow their heads as their mother’s coffin is taken out of Westminster Abbey on September 6, 1997, following her funeral service. The princess was killed on August 31 in a car crash in Paris.

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Picture 5: Here, Harry attends a service of remembrance and thanksgiving at the Holy Trinity Church on May 5, 2008, in Windsor.
Picture 6: Prince Harry poses with Usain Bolt on March 6, 2012, in Kingston, Jamaica.
Photo 7: U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Harry in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC.
Picture 8: Harry and Meghan Markle, the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex share their first kiss after marrying at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, on May 19, 2018.
Picture 9: Harry and Meghan Markle give the world a look at their first child, baby Archie, who was born on May 6, 2019.

Harry is most likely to spend his entire day in private with his wife, Meghan and son at their £11.2 million California home. The trio could also be joined by Meghan Markle’s mother Doria Ragland, who lives in Los Angeles.

Also read: Revealed: Meghan Markle’s uncle has released rare unseen pictures of Meghan as a child.

He was born on 15 September 1984 in the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington. He happens to be the youngest son of the Prince of Wales and the late Princess Diana. Harry is currently sixth-in-line to the throne after his nephew Prince Louis.

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