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Who could the royal baby share their birthday with?

The Queen’s birthday is on April 21 and Princess Charlotte’s is on May 2.

The royal family on the balcony of Buckingham palace (Yui Mok/PA)
The royal family on the balcony of Buckingham palace (Yui Mok/PA)

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s baby could end up sharing their birthday with his or her great-grandmother the Queen, or cousin Princess Charlotte.

Meghan has said her first child is due at the end of April or early May.

The Queen’s birthday is on April 21 (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

The Queen turns 93 on April 21 – which is also Easter Sunday this year – while Charlotte, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s middle child, celebrates her fourth birthday on May 2.

Princess Charlotte will be four on May 2 (Andrew Matthews/PA)

If Baby Sussex arrives early, he or she might even put in an appearance on Prince Louis’s birthday.

Louis, the youngest member of William and Kate’s brood, turns one on April 23 – patriotic St George’s Day.

The royal baby, who will be seventh in line to the throne, is expected to arrive before Harry and Meghan’s first wedding anniversary on May 19.

The youngster’s star sign will be Taurus if he or she is born between April 21 and May 21, but if Meghan gives birth before April 21, the baby will be and Aries.

– Here are some famous birthdays, anniversaries and events in April and early May:

April 18 – Actresses Hayley Mills, Melissa Joan Hart, and America Ferrera, reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian. Maundy Thursday.

Kourtney Kardashian – will the baby share a birthday with a Kardashian? (PA)

April 19 – Actress Kate Hudson, actor Hayden Christensen, Olympic athlete Dame Kelly Holmes, tennis player Maria Sharapova. Good Friday – bank holiday. Start of the Jewish festival of Passover (to April 27).

April 20 – TV presenter Peter Snow, actor Ryan O’Neal.

Historian and presenter Peter Snow (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

April 21 – The Queen, Iggy Pop, Princess Isabella of Denmark, The Cure’s Robert Smith. Easter Sunday.

April 22 – Actor Jack Nicholson, Vladimir Lenin, footballer David Luiz. Easter Monday – bank holiday.

April 23 – St George’s Day. Prince Louis, actor John Hannah, Lady Gabriella Windsor – daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, model Gigi Hadid.

April 24 – Singer Barbra Streisand, football manager Stuart Pearce.

April 25 – Actor Al Pacino, Abba’s Bjorn Ulvaeus, Suits star Gina Torres – a co-star of former actress Meghan.

April 26 – Duke of York’s ex-girlfriend Koo Stark, Duran Duran musician Roger Taylor. Seventh anniversary of the modern Commonwealth.

April 27 – Strictly judge Dame Darcey Bussell, actress Jenna-Louise Coleman.

Former ballerina and Strictly Come Dancing judge Dame Darcey Bussell (Nick Ansell/PA)

April 28 – Cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins, the Duke of Kent’s daughter Lady Helen Taylor. Ed Balls Day – when then-shadow chancellor Ed Balls became an internet phenomenon in 2011 by accidentally tweeting his own name.

April 29 – William and Kate’s eighth wedding anniversary. Actor Sir Daniel Day-Lewis, former cricketer Phil Tufnell, actress Michelle Pfeiffer, Edward VII’s mistress Alice Keppel.

William and Kate during their wedding ceremony on April 29 2011 (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

April 30 – King Carl XVI Gustav of Sweden, late actor Leslie Grantham, actress Kirsten Dunst. The late Queen Juliana of the Netherlands.

May 1 – May Day – International Workers’ Day. Queen Victoria’s son Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, actress Joanna Lumley, Lady Sarah Chatto – Princess Margaret’s daughter, actor Matt Di Angelo.

May 2 – Princess Charlotte of Cambridge. David Beckham and singers Lily Allen and Engelbert Humperdinck, broadcaster Alan Titchmarsh.

David Beckham’s birthday is on May 2 (Martin Rickett/PA)

May 3 – Singer Frankie Valli, comedian Ben Elton, football manager Steve McClaren, and actress Christina Hendricks.

May 4 – TV presenter Kate Garraway, golfer Rory McIlroy.

May 5 – Actor and presenter Michael Palin, actor Richard E Grant, rowing champion James Cracknell, singer Adele.

Singer Adele was born on May 5 (Ian West/PA)

May 6 – Former PM Tony Blair,  former footballer Graeme Souness, actor George Clooney, actress Leslie Hope. Early May bank holiday.



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