Royal Baby Photos Through the Years

As the world learns of the birth and name of Prince William and Kate's baby, a look back at noble infants.

Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge present their baby to the public outside St. Mary's Hospital in London on Tuesday, July 23, 2013.

Prince William and Catherine Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, present their baby George Alexander Louis to the public outside St. Mary's Hospital in London on Tuesday, July 23, 2013.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge — otherwise known as Prince William and Kate Middleton — have named their baby boy George Alexander Louis, according to the AP. He will be known as "His Royal Highness Prince of Cambridge" and carry the same namesake as six British kings.

[GALLERY: British Royal Babies]

Middleton gave birth to the 8 lbs., 6 oz. royal bundle of joy at 4:24 p.m. Monday, providing an ample opportunity to remind ourselves what today's dignitaries looked like as squirmy little pups.

Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, with their two children, Charles, Prince of Wales, and Princess Anne in 1951.

Princess Caroline of Hanover holds her daughter Alexandra during National Day on Nov. 19, 2001, in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Princess Elizabeth, on her one-year birthday in April 1927, as she is taken for a ride with her cousin Gerald Lascelles.

Queen Elizabeth poses with Princesses Elizabeth, left, and Margaret Rose in 1930.

Dutch Princess Amalia stands in front of her parents, Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Maxima, at their home on July 17, 2005, in Wassenaar, Netherlands.

Princess Elizabeth holds her infant son, Prince Charles Philip Arthur George of Edinburgh, after a christening ceremony on Dec. 15, 1948, at Buckingham Palace in London.

Princess Elizabeth plays with her 8-month-old son Prince Charles by counting with the abacus on the side of his crib on July 18, 1949, in Ascot, England.

Princess Camilla Crociani of Bourbon-Two Sicilies holds her daughter, Maria Carolina, in the chapel of Caserta Royal Palace Nov. 1, 2003, in Caserta, Italy.

Queen Mary touches the ear of her great-granddaughter Princess Anne, held by her mother Princess Elizabeth, at her christening on Oct. 21, 1950.

Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, 10 months old, sits in her father Maj. Ron Ferguson's lap on the banks of the Thames River in 1960.

Spain's Princess Cristina and her husband Inaki Urdangarin present their newborn daughter Irene, their first girl after three boys, on June 8, 2005, in Barcelona.

Queen Elizabeth II holds 6-month-old Prince Andrew while his sister Princess Anne watches during a family vacation at Balmoral castle on Sept. 8, 1960, in Scotland.

Six-month-old Prince William with his mother Princess Diana during a photo shoot on Dec. 22, 1982, at Kensington Palace.

Princess Anne with her children Zara and Peter at the Royal Windsor Horse Show on May 12, 1984.

Prince Charles and Princess Diana pose for a family portrait with their sons Prince William, 2, and Prince Harry, 2 weeks old, at Kensington Palace Oct. 6, 1984.

Three-month-old Japanese Princess Aiko wears garments given to her by her grandparents, Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, at the Togu Palace on March 13, 2002, in Tokyo.

Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece holds his son Achileas Andraes during his christening at the Greek Cathedral of Saint Sophia on June 7, 2001, in London.

Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson holds her two-week-old baby daughter Beatrice on Aug. 22, 1988, in Balmoral, Scotland.

The Duchess of York returns home with her daughters Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie after a day out in London on March 21, 1992.

Belgian Crown Prince Philippe arrives for the birth of his son with his daughter Princess Elisabeth on Aug. 20, 2003, in Anderlecht, Brussels.

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