The Queen, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and more flood Princess Anne with birthday wishes as she turns 72

Queen Elizabeth shared a beautiful image of Princess Royal for her birthday.
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Princess Anne has received plenty of love from her royal relatives as she celebrates her 72nd birthday today.

The Royal Family Instagram shared a photo of Princess Anne from a recent visit to Buckingham Palace where she hosted a Garden Party in May for more than 3000 guests from military organisations, charities and care homes.

“Wishing the Princess Royal a happy birthday today!” the Queen’s official account said.

The Queen shared this image on Instagram.

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Anne is the Queen’s only daughter with her late husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh who passed away in April 2021.

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall reposted the Queen’s birthday wish on their official Instagram account, also writing “Happy Birthday to the Princess Royal!”

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton also spread some birthday love to the 72-year-old.

The couple posted a photo of Anne from Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee to social media, “Wishing a very happy birthday to The Princess Royal today!”

The Princess Royal and The Duchess of Cambridge visited a maternal healthcare organisation in London, England.

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Princess Anne has been acknowledged as having one of the “busiest schedules” of any Royal Family member.

In 1970, her Royal Highness became involved with her first major charity and was titled President of Save the Children United Kingdom. Since then, her selfless passions only grew as she has worked with more than 300 charities in the UK and overseas.

She was acknowledged for her dedication in 1990, as President Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia nominated Princess Anne for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Princess Anne is only the seventh legitimate daughter to be given the title Princess Royal since its establishment in 1642 by King Charles I for his daughter, Princess Mary.

Princess Anne has helped with the establishment of The Princess Royal’s Trust for Carers, Transaid and Riders for Health.

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Princess Anne spoke with The Australian Woman’s Weekly earlier this year, discussing the lessons she has learnt from her mother, the Queen.

“Maybe it is that style in the long term and the way you do things, remaining constant. I think it’s the way you treat people, with respect for individuals,” she revealed.

“When you’ve been around for long enough and people keep changing at the top of your organisations, if you’ve had a good relationship, a bit like prime ministers, you need to accept the next one because that isn’t necessarily the only way of doing anything.

“There are moments when you think, ‘are you sure that’s what you ought to be doing?’, but you have to stand back and let them get on.”

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