People.com Royals 9 Charmingly Awkward Pics of Prince William Towering Over Dignitaries on Royal Visits By Maura Hohman Published on June 20, 2019 04:09 PM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 09 Jane Barlow - WPA Pool/Getty Prince William visited the Royal Society of Edinburgh in June 2018 so he could present Nobel Prize-winning professor Richard Henderson with the Royal Medal. While shaking hands, William's height really stood out! 02 of 09 Joe Giddens - Pool/Getty Images In June 2018, the 6'3" prince became the first British royal to go on an official tour of Israel, the West Bank and Jordan. On his trip, he met the President of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas. 03 of 09 Tim Rooke/REX/Shutterstock Also on his Middle East tour, Prince William gifted a signed Liverpool FC shirt to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. 04 of 09 Kensington Palace Twitter During the Jordan leg of his Middle East visit, the first stop, the tall royal was escorted around the ancient city of Jeresh by Crown Prince Hussein. 05 of 09 VESA MOILANEN/AFP/Getty Images The president of Finland, Sauli Niinistö, welcomed Prince William at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki in November 2017. 06 of 09 REX/Shutterstock Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton (who's 5'9" herself!), stand with French President François Hollande during their Paris visit in March 2017. 07 of 09 MONEY SHARMA/AFP/Getty Images Prince William shook hands with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during their seven-day tour of India in April 2016. 08 of 09 William West - WPA Pool/Getty Images Prince William posed for a picture with Tony Abbott, the former prime ,inister of Australia, inside Sydney's Admiralty House in April 2014. 09 of 09 Samir Hussein/WireImage On their fourth international tour together in September 2012, Prince William and and Kate visited the President of Singapore Tony Tan at his official residence, the Istana — and showed off their height in a photo op!