65 Photos of the British Royal Family Through the Years

Watch five generations of the British monarchy unfold.

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There's a long history behind the British royal family that brought us the longest reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II; the beloved Princess Diana; It couple The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the dynasty's newest additions, Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Click through to watch the last five generations of the British monarchy unfold in photos.

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Elizabeth Bowes Lyon, Future Duchess of York

1902

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Elizabeth Bowes Lyon

1922

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Lady Elizabeth Bowes

1926

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Princess Margaret Rose, Duchess of York

1930

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Princess Margaret Rose and Princess Elizabeth

1932

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Princess Margaret Rose, Princess Elizabeth and Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

1934

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Duchess of York, Princess Margaret Rose and Princess Elizabeth

1935

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Duchess of York, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret Rose

1936

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Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret Rose

1936

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Princess Elizabeth and Queen Elizabeth

1940

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Queen Elizabeth, Princess Margaret Rose and Princess Elizabeth

1940

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Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose

1942

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Queen Elizabeth

1942

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Princess Elizabeth

1944

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Princess Elizabeth

1944

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Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose

1944

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Princess Elizabeth

1945

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Princess Elizabeth

1946

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Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose1946

1946

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Princess Elizabeth

1947

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Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

1947

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Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh's Wedding

1947

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Princess Elizabeth

1949

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Princess Elizabeth

1949

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Princess Elizabeth and Prince Charles

1949

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Princess Elizabeth and Prince Charles

1949

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Princess Elizabeth

1950

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Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth and Prince Charles

1950

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Princess Anne, Princess Elizabeth, Prince Philip and Prince Charles

1951

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Princess Elizabeth

1951

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