Prince Harry's beard is somewhat of a trademark at this point. And while his brother, Prince William, has only briefly dabbled with facial hair, it appears that their father, Prince Charles, also sported a beard at one point. And Prince Charles with a beard looks surprisingly similar to his son, Prince Harry.
It was recently revealed that Prince Harry and Prince Philip look way more alike than anyone previously realized. When a vintage magazine cover featuring Philip with a beard came to light, the resemblance between grandfather and grandson was uncanny. And now, thanks to some photos of Prince Charles from 1976 going viral, it's become clear that Harry is also the spitting image of his dad.
Photographed at the Badminton Horse Trials in April and May of 1976, Prince Charles can be seen with a beard. As the royal hasn't had facial hair at any other time in public life, that we know of, it's slightly strange to see William and Harry's dad with a full beard. And it's impossible to not compare Charles to his son Harry thanks to these photos:
As pointed out by Express, fans have, quite understandably, gone wild about the comparison between father and son.
No one ever talks about when Prince Charles had a beard. pic.twitter.com/hZKwo6jheM— spankybackpack (@spankybackpack) November 14, 2018
That photo of Prince Charles with a beard looks a lot like nowadays Prince Harry.— D. Corleone (@dsdaria) November 14, 2018
Happy Birthday, HRH Prince Charles! The picture with your beard looks exactly how Prince Harry looks today (except for the red hair)—wow! Such a handsome resemblance between you and your sons!— Amy (@amygal0703) November 14, 2018
It's also the perfect time to revisit the momentous occasion in 2008 when Prince William grew his (short-lived) beard:
The resemblance between Prince Harry and his father is unmistakeable.
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