Why this photo has everyone talking about Prince Charles and Prince Harry

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Prince Harry has been getting people talking again – but for a different reason this time.

  • Prince Harry fans have spotted something adorable in a new royal photo.
  • Prince Andrew took to his Instagram page to share the sweet snap.
  • This royal news comes after the Duchess of York made an exciting announcement.

Prince Harry has been getting royal fans talking a lot over the last couple of years.

First back in November of 2016 with the introduction of his then-girlfriend, now Duchess Meghan.

Then a year later when the couple announced their engagement.

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And of course the last year and a half has seen the Prince’s wedding to the former actress and the birth of the couple’s first child Master Archie Harrison.

But now the Duke of Sussex has got royal fans in a tizzy for a completely different reason – and it’s all to with his dad.

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Earlier this week saw the duke’s uncle, Prince Andrew, take to Instagram to share a sweet post commemorating the Queen Mother’s birthday.

Alongside a black and white snap of the Queen Mother surrounded by her grandchildren on her 60th birthday, a caption read: ‘#OTD in 1900, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother was born.

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‘In 1960, to celebrate her 60th Birthday, this photo was taken at Clarence House, and features a 6-month-old Prince Andrew sitting on her knee, Prince Charles, Princess Anne and a Corgi.‘Until the accession of Prince Albert, The Duke of York as King George VI in 1936, Queen Elizabeth was The Duchess of York.’

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And while some royal enthusiasts remembered the royal, who passed away back in 2002 at the age of 101, many were taken how similar a young Prince Charles looked to his son Prince Harry.

‘Look at Prince Charles,’ wrote one fan, ‘he looks like Prince Harry in this photo!’

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Another commented: ‘That is Prince Harry’s twin. This could be Prince Harry, he looks just like his dad’.

‘Charles looks exactly like Harry to a T,’ added another.

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One even commented on the similarities between Prince Andrew as a baby and the newest royal on the block baby Archie.

'The baby looks like Archie 💙’.

We have to say – the resemblance is uncanny!

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