Prince George's birthday: Five years in the spotlight

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23 July 2013: George makes his first public appearance outside St Mary's Hospital in London. At just one day old, his name had yet to be announced.
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23 October 2013: Prince George is held by his father on his christening day, as they arrive at the Chapel Royal in St James's Palace in London
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7 April 2014: The prince, now one, arrives in Wellington, New Zealand, for his first official overseas trip. The family spent three weeks touring Australia and New Zealand.
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9 April 2014: Later during the visit to New Zealand, George played at a local children's group in Wellington.
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Taken in November 2014, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge released several official photographs of Prince George ahead of Christmas. Here, he is sitting on the steps of a courtyard at Kensington Palace.
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On 2 May 2015, George's sister Princess Charlotte was born. The same day, he arrived at St Mary's Hospital to meet his younger sister.
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A month later, on 6 June 2015, the Duchess of Cambridge took a photo of George and Charlotte together at the family home, Anmer Hall in Norfolk.
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13 June 2015: Prince George watches a fly-past by the Royal Air Force from the Buckingham Palace balcony, to mark the Queen's official birthday.
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3 March 2016: George on a skiing trip with his parents and sister in the French Alps.
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22 April 2016: The prince shakes hands with former US President, Barack Obama, who visited Kensington Palace last year.
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6 June 2016: In this photo taken by his mother, Prince George attends his first day of nursery at the Westacre Montessori in Norfolk.
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22 July 2016: On his third birthday, Prince George is shown feeding the family pet dog, Lupo.
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29 September 2016: Prince George playing with bubbles at a party for military families in Canada.
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25 December 2016: George is given a candy cane after leaving the morning Christmas Day service at St Mark's Church, Englefield, near his maternal grandparents' home at Bucklebury, Berkshire.
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The day before his birthday, on 21 July 2017, Prince George sat in a helicopter while on a trip to Hamburg, Germany, with his sister and parents.
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This official portrait of Prince George was released to mark his fourth birthday on 22 July 2017, taken at Kensington Palace.
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George, in his school uniform, heading to hospital to meet his newborn brother Prince Louis in April
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George was one of the page boys at his uncle Harry's wedding in May
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The prince was seen playing with a toy gun at the Beaufort Polo Club in Tetbury in June
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Hand-in-hand with his father and sister after his baby brother's christening in July
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The official picture taken for George's fifth birthday was taken after his brother's christening