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Princess Beatrice was one of the most popular royals on Instagram in 2020

The Queen's granddaughter married Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi last July

princess beatrice instagram© Photo: Getty Images
Danielle Stacey
Online Royal CorrespondentLondon
January 14, 2021
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Princess Beatrice was one of the most popular royals on social media in 2020, if the royal family's Instagram account is anything to go by!

At HELLO! HQ we took a peek at the top nine photos for the Queen's official account last year and Princess Beatrice's wedding to Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi were the most popular photos among royal fans.

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The official portrait of the newlyweds standing outside the Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge in Windsor with the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh looking proudly on, notched up 1.1 million likes, while a close-up snap of Edoardo lovingly gazing at his new wife saw over 842,500.

Beatrice, who was forced to cancel her original May nuptials, delighted royal fans when she finally tied the knot with property developer Edoardo in a surprise ceremony on 17 July.  

princess beatrice official wedding photo© Benjamin Wheeler

Beatrice married Edoardo in July

The Queen's granddaughter looked stunning in a vintage Norman Hartnell gown that had been worn by Her Majesty in the 1960s.

Beatrice also borrowed Queen Mary's diamond fringe tiara which her grandmother had worn on her own wedding day to Prince Philip in 1947.

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The couple tied the knot in a surprise Windsor ceremony

The couple's closest friends and family were among the guests at the intimate ceremony, including Edoaordo's four-year-old son Wolfie, who was given a starring role as his father's best man.

While Beatrice's wedding took the top spots among the royal family's best nine photos of 2020, royal fans also loved the portrait of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh looking at a handmade card from their great-grandchildren, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, on their 73rd wedding anniversary in November.

queen philip windsor© Photo: PA

The Queen and Prince Philip on the Duke's 99th birthday 

Over 800,000 people liked the official snap of the monarch and her husband in the grounds of Windsor Castle to mark Prince Philip's 99th birthday in June, as well as a series of archive photos over the years, including an adorable picture of the couple with Prince Charles as a baby.

The sweet image of Princess Charlotte taken by the Duchess of Cambridge to celebrate her daughter's fifth birthday in May was also among the royal family's top nine, along with the touching moment that the Queen knighted fundraising veteran Sir Captain Tom Moore at Windsor Castle.

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