Prince Harry Turns 35: Pictures of the British Royal When He Was Young, Meghan Markle Wedding and Son Archie

Prince Harry will turn 35 on September 15 and to commemorate his birthday, we took a look at his life in pictures.

From his childhood and teenage years, through to his marriage to Meghan Markle and the birth of his first child, Archie, here are some of the best pictures of the British royal.

Prince Harry was born on September 15 1984 at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, London. Although known as Harry, his full birth name is Henry Charles Albert David, Prince of Wales - and his official surname is Mountbatten-Windsor.

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Prince William and Prince Harry prepare to board a helicopter of the Royal Flight for a brief flight over Highgrove House in Doughton, Gloucestershire, in 1986 (Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images)
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Queen Elizabeth II with Prince William and Prince Harry during the Trooping of the Colour ceremony at Buckingham Palace in 1988 in London, England (Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)

Harry is the younger son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, the late Princess of Wales, who died in a car accident in 1997. Like his father and brother, Harry attended independent schools, including Mrs Mynors' Nursery School, then the Wetherby School in London. He also attended the prestigious Eton College, where he left with a B in Art and a D in Geography.

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The Princess of Wales watches as Prince William, Prince Harry and Peter Phillips play on a fire engine on the Sandringham Estate in 1988 in Sandringham, England (Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
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A young Prince Harry, aged approximately 8 years old, in Army uniform and helmet gets a ride in a tank during a visit to a British regiment in Germany circa 1990 (Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images)
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The Princess of Wales, Prince William and Prince Harry wear waterproof capes on a visit to the Niagra Falls in 1991 in Niagra, Canada (Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
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Princess Diana and her sons Prince Harry and Prince William prepare to take a ride in a horse-drawn sleigh during a holiday in the Austrian resort of Lech in March 1994 (Pascal J Le Segretain/Sygma via Getty Images)

Growing up, Harry took an interest in different sports - going on to play competitive polo, as well as rugby and skiing. During his gap year, he took English Rugby Football Union coaching qualifications and helped coach in different schools.

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Prince Harry playing during a skiing holiday in Lech, Austria, in 1994 (Pascal J Le Segretain/Sygma via Getty Images)
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Prince William and Prince Harry leave St. George's Chapel in Windsor after the wedding of Sophie Rhys-Jones and Prince Edward in June 1999 (IAN WALDIE/AFP/Getty Images)
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Prince Harry plays with two dogs in 2003 (Kirsty Wigglesworth-Pool/Getty Images).
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Prince Charles poses with Prince William and Prince Harry during their holidays in Klosters, Switzerland in 2005 (FREDERICK FLORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Harry earned a reputation in his youth for being rebellious and became involved in a number of scandals, including wearing a Nazi uniform to a costume party. He apologized days later.

In 2002, he confessed to drinking alcohol and consuming marijuana when he was 16. While on holiday in Las Vegas in August 2012, he was photographed naked in a hotel room by the gossip website TMZ, where he had reportedly taken part in a game of strip poker.

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Prince Harry (centre) attends the Walking With The Wounded South Pole Allied Challenge Departure Event at Trafalgar Square in 2013 in London, England (Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
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Prince Harry meets children of servicemen and women during a visit to Linton Military Base in 2015 in Palmerston, New Zealand (Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Harry is known for his charitable work and in 2006, he set up his own charity called Sentebale with Prince Seeiso of Lesotho, Africa. He also organizes and promotes the Invictus Games, an international adaptive sporting event for wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women.

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Prince Harry competes during the Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup in Palm Beach at Valiente Polo Farm in 2016 in Palm Beach, U.S. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Royal Salute)
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle leave after watching a hip hop opera performed by young people involved in the Full Effect programme at the Nottingham Academy school in 2017 in Nottingham, England, 2018 (Matt Dunham - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Harry met U.S. actress Meghan Markle on a blind date in London in 2016, arranged by mutual friend Misha Nonoo, a fashion designer who was married to an old school friend of the Prince.

The couple announced their engagement at the end of 2017. Meghan's engagement ring was designed by Prince Harry and includes a larger diamond from Botswana and two smaller diamonds from his mother Princess Diana's collection.

The couple married on 19 May 2018 at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. On May 6, 2019, the couple welcomed their first child, Archie Mountbatten-Windsor, who is seventh in line to the throne.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle leave following their wedding ceremony in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on May 19, 2018 in Windsor, England (Owen Humphreys - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle depart after their wedding ceremony at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on May 19 2018 in Windsor, England (Jane Barlow - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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Meghan Markle, Prince Harry and their son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor attend the King Power Royal Charity Polo Match in July 2019 in Wokingham, England (Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)