Prince George meets Barack Obama

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He may only be two years old, but already some pretty important people are making demands on Prince George’s time.

Last night the toddler stayed up late to meet Barack Obama and his wife Michelle, at an informal dinner hosted by his parents.

The young prince was captured shaking hands with the US President, and playing on his rocking horse.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, along with Prince Harry, had dinner with the Obamas at Kensington Palace.

Prince George’s younger sister, Princess Charlotte, clearly didn’t share his excitement about meeting the President – she was fast asleep.

But the young prince was clearly enjoying his rocking horse, which was a present from the Obama’s to mark his birth.

It has a presidential seal on the saddle.

A handout picture released by Kensington Palace on April 22, 2016 shows Britain's Prince George of Cambridge (R) playing on a rocking horse with his mother Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, as US President Barack Obama (R) and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (2R) and US First Lady Michelle Obama (L) and Prince Harry (2L) talk at Kensington Palace in London on April 22, 2016.  / AFP PHOTO / KENSINGTON PALACE / WHITE HOUSE PHOTOGRAPHER / PETE SOUZA / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE, NO COMMERCIAL USE, NO ADVERTISING, NO MERCHANDISING, MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP / KENSINGTON PALACE / WHITEHOUSE PHOTOGRAPHER / PETE SOUZA" RESTRICTED TO SUBSCRIPTION USE - NO SALES - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTSPETE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images

A Kensington Palace spokesman told The Mirror: ‘Prince George stayed up to meet the president and first lady when they arrived at Kensington Palace.

‘He was able to show the president and first lady a rocking horse – given to George when he was born – and a stuffed toy – given to George when Princess Charlotte was born – that had been previously given to him by president and Mrs Obama.’