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These British Royals Look So Much Alike, It's Uncanny

Prince Harry is a dead ringer for his grandfather Prince Philip.

The genetics sure are strong in the British royal family.

Yes, we get it: People in the same family tend to look alike. But some of the resemblances between these relatives ― Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Charlotte, Prince Harry and Prince Philip, and Prince William and Prince George, for example ― are striking, to say the least.

Below, we’ve compiled side-by-side images of British royal family members who are dead ringers for one another.

Prince Charles and Prince Harry as kids
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On the left, a young Charles in 1952; his son Harry in a 1988 photo on the right.
Prince Charles and Prince Harry as adults
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A bearded Charles is seen in a 1976 photo on the left; to the right, his son Harry in 2017.
Young Queen Elizabeth and Princess Charlotte
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On the left, a 1929 photo of the queen as a young girl; on the right, her great-granddaughter Charlotte in 2016.
Queen Elizabeth and Princess Charlotte today
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The resemblance doesn't stop there. These two look a whole lot alike -- right down to their expressions -- in this 2012 photo of the queen and this 2017 photo of Charlotte.
Prince Edward and Prince William
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So handsome! On the left, Edward in 1982; on the right, his nephew William in 1999.
Prince William and Prince George
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On the left, William in 1984; on the right, his son George in 2015. In their matching outfits, they could pass for twins.
Prince Philip and Prince Harry
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Philip is seen in a 1945 photo on the left; on the right, his grandson Harry in 2016.
Princess Diana and Prince William
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On the left, Princess Diana looking stunning in a 1986 photo; on the right, her dashing son William in 2001.
Prince Charles and Prince George
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On the left, a 1951 photo of a young Charles; on the right, his grandson George in 2015.
The Queen Mother and Princess Eugenie
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On the left, a 1914 portrait of a young Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (who later became the Queen Mother); on the right, her great-granddaughter Eugenie in 2009.
Princess Eugenie and Prince Harry
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On the left, Sarah, Duchess of York, carries her daughter Eugenie on her shoulders in a 1992 photo; on the right, the late Diana, Princess of Wales, holds her son Harry in a 1986 photo. Eugenie and Harry are cousins.
Queen Elizabeth and Princess Anne
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On the left, the queen in 1972; on the right, her daughter Anne in 2016.
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