Facts about Princess Anne as she turns 70


The Princess Royal will be celebrating her 70th birthday at the weekend

A skilled horsewoman, the Princess Royal won the individual championship at Burghley in 1971, and was voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year.

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh’s only daughter is known for her no-nonsense approach and her work ethic.

Anne is involved with more than 300 charities, organisations and military regiments, and regularly tops the leader board as the royal family member carrying out the most public engagements.

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