By Stephanie Petit / People.com
September 16, 2019
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Happy birthday, Prince Harry!

The Duke of Sussex celebrated his 35th birthday on Sunday — and no royal birthday is complete without a social media tribute.

Meghan Markle shared a sweet tribute to Harry on their joint Instagram in honor of his big day, which marks his first as a dad! As a special treat to royal fans, among the nine pictures of Harry included in the affectionate post, Meghan shared a previously-unseen photo from their 4-month-old son Archie‘s christening day.

The new photo shows a doting Harry crouching down to look at his son, who is on mom Meghan’s lap, during the special celebration back in the summer.

“Your service to the causes you care so deeply for inspires me every day,” Meghan wrote. “You are the best husband and most amazing dad to our son.”

Of course, Meghan wasn’t the only member of the royal family to wish Harry well on his big day.

Wishing a very happy birthday to The Duke of Sussex today! ” read a message shared on Prince William and Kate Middleton’s joint account, which was posted alongside a photograph of the two brothers smiling at each other.

Harry’s dad Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall also sent their best, as did The Royal Family Instagram account, which represents Queen Elizabeth and other members of the family.

“Wishing a very Happy Birthday to The Duke of Sussex, who turns 35 today!” Charles and Camilla’s post read.

Harry became a father just in time to celebrate Father’s Day this year — and as they did for Mother’s Day, Meghan and Harry took to Instagram to mark the special occasion.

Shared on their joint account, the photo depicted the proud dad cradling his newborn son in his arms. In an extra sweet touch, Archie can be seen reaching out to grab ahold of one of his father’s fingers.

“Happy Father’s Day! And wishing a very special first Father’s Day to The Duke of Sussex,” the caption read.

Harry also celebrated Meghan’s 38th birthday last month with a special note shared on social media.

“Happy Birthday to my amazing wife. Thank you for joining me on this adventure!” he wrote on Instagram along with a smiling shot of Meghan from their royal tour stop in Fiji. Harry signed the sweet message “Love, H.”

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