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Reaction to Princess Charlotte’s name announcement

The name of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s second child has finally been announced! Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, fourth in line to the throne, has generated lots of reaction from politicians and celebrities around the world since her name was announced at 3pm this afternoon.

Below, we take a look at some of the reactions to the announcement by celebrities and public figures alike:

“Perfect names. My 2-year old Charlotte Diana will be thrilled at cousinly name-sharing. She is at an age where she thinks the world revolves around her!” Earl Spencer, Princess Diana’s brother.

“Wishing Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana a long & happy life. I hope the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge are enjoying her first, special days.” – Ed Miliband, Leader of UK Labour Party.

“They didn’t go for Princess Beyonce afterall – it’s Charlotte Elizabeth Diana” – Mia Farrow, American actress and activist.

“It’s wonderful to hear today that the new princess carries the name of her grandmother Diana.” – Tessy Ojo, CEO of the Diana Award charity.

“Charlotte. And I was convinced they would name the royal baby after me. ‘Princess Dave’.” David Walliams, comedian and Britain’s Got Talent judge.

“Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess and their new baby girl, Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana!” – Team GB Olympics Team

“Charlotte Elizabeth Diana Love this name.” – Lisa Rinna, actress

“Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana! Yay we know the name. So happy Diana is in there (even if it does come after Elizabeth!)” – Luisa Zissman, Entrepreneur and author

“Aww #WilliamandKate what a beautiful princess you have made with a beautiful name ‘Charlotte Elizabeth Diana'” – Jasmin Walia, reality star

To read more about the history of Princess Charlotte’s names and their significance, then click here for more.

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