Four Years in Pictures — Prince George’s Birthday

Prince George has spent the run-up to his fourth birthday on an official tour of Poland and Germany with his parents, Prince William and Kate Middleton.Prince George of Cambridge turns 4 on Saturday basking in the glow of his third popular overseas tour and a slew of new pictures of the royal tyke.(Andrew Milligan/PA) Mr Jackson said: “I’m thrilled and honoured that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have chosen to release this portrait to celebrate Prince George’s fourth birthday”.The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge said they were “delighted” to share the image, which was taken inside Kensington Palace by royal photographer Chris Jackson, and features the soon-to-be four-year-old with a big, open-mouthed smile.Prince George in Canada. The family will now be based in London and George be a full-time student at Thomas’s Battersea, a coeducational school not far from the family’s Kensington Palace base.But while Kensington Palace, the formal residence of George’s parents, has always made time for photo opportunities and released pictures of George and the rest of the family, officials strictly control access to him and his sister, Charlotte, to protect them. The little prince got behind the controls and donned a helmet shortly before the family’s departure for the United Kingdom.Perhaps George will take after his dad and uncle Prince Harry, who are both helicopter pilots? Princess Charlotte even proved that she’s just like all other children by throwing a tantrum on the tarmac on July 21.