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IMAGES: The world's most beautiful royal women!

Last updated on: April 20, 2011 18:02 IST

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A survey carried out by BeautifulPeople.com has established the ten most beautiful ladies who wear a crown -- take a look.

Did you know that when Kate Middleton marries Prince William on April 29, she will become one of the best-looking royals in the world?

And how does she rate as compared to her late mother-in-law, Princess Diana?

Dating website BeautifulPeople.com carried out a survey among 1,27,000 people to draw up the list in the following pages. Take a look and let us know who YOU think is the most beautiful royal in the world by voting on the last slide of the feature!

1. Princess Grace of Monaco

Late Hollywood siren and Oscar winner Grace Kelly married into royalty -- her tying the knot with Rainier III, Prince of Monaco saw her go from playing roles in movies to playing the role of princess consort.

The blonde-haired, blue-eyed stunner died in 1982 at the age of 52, but it seems her timeless beauty still takes the top spots when it comes to royalty -- she topped the poll with 91 percent of the votes. Are you of the same opinion?

Move on to the next slide and register your votes on the last page of the slideshow.


Image: Princess Grace of Monaco (Oscar-winning actress Grace Kelly)
Photographs: Keystone/Getty Images
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2. Queen Rania of Jordan

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The raven-haired Queen of Jordan is still as gorgeous as ever at 40. Her impeccable style, figure and fashion choices saw her miss the top spot by a close shave -- 90 percent of respondents saw her to Number Two.

Move on to the next slide and register your votes on the last page of the slideshow.


Image: Queen Rania of Jordan
Photographs: Ben Gabbe/Getty Images
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3. Princess in waiting, Kate Middleton

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Hers is being touted as the wedding of the century. When Kate marries her prince later this month, she will be the third most beautiful royal in the world, according to the 84 percent of votes she received.

Move on to the next slide and register your votes on the last page of the slideshow.


Image: Kate Middleton
Photographs: Chris Jackson/Getty Images
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4. Diana, Princess of Wales

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Kate managed to pip her late mother-in-law to third spot, but the lovely Princess Diana still figures high up on people's minds -- she came in fourth, with 82 percent of the votes.

Move on to the next slide and register your votes on the last page of the slideshow.


Image: Diana, Princess of Wales
Photographs: Jayne Fincher/Getty Images
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5. Princess Charlotte of Monaco

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Grace Kelly's granddaughter certainly looks like she's taken after her in the looks department and followed her into the poll. Pretty Charlotte, 24, is fourth in line to the throne of Monaco and saw 76 percent of respondents' votes.

Move on to the next slide and register your votes on the last page of the slideshow.


Image: Princess Charlotte of Monaco
Photographs: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
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6. Maharani Gayatri Devi

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Oor very own late, great Queen of Jaipur also figures among the top 10, coming in at Number Six with 75 percent of the votes. The Maharani was celebrated as a style icon, a fashion-forward royal and an eternal beauty not just in India, but across the globe.

Move on to the next slide and register your votes on the last page of the slideshow.


Image: Maharani Gayatri Devi
Photographs: Vogue Magazine
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7. Princess Madeleine of Sweden

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The 28-year-old daughter of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden is certainly gifted with good looks. Besides nabbing seventh place in the BeautifulPeople poll with 74 percent of the votes, she was also placed 12th in a list of the '20 Hottest Young Royals' compiled by Forbes Magazine in 2008.

Move on to the next slide and register your votes on the last page of the slideshow.


Image: Princess Madeleine of Sweden
Photographs: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
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8. Crown Princess Mary of Denmark

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Like Middleton, Princess Mary, 39, is a commoner who married into royalty. The mother-if-four is indeed a beauty and garnered 72 percent of the votes to make it to eighth position.

Move on to the next slide and register your votes on the last page of the slideshow.


Image: Crown Princess Mary of Denmark
Photographs: Adam Osterman/Getty Images
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9. Princess Margaret

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Yet another lady from the British royal family to make it in at Number Nine is the late Princess Margaret, the younger sister of Queen Elizabeth II. Seventy percent of those polled believe her to have been the most beautiful royal in the world.

Move on to the next slide and register your votes on the last page of the slideshow.


Image: Princess Margaret
Photographs: Keystone/Getty Images
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10. Crown Princess Masako of Japan

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And rounding off the list we have the wife of Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan. A former diplomat, Princess Masako married into the imperial family in 1993. While she has somewhat retired from the prying eyes of public life since 2002 due to a rumoured nervous exhaustion, 68 percent of the votes went to the fresh-faced beauty.

Move on to the next slide and register your votes.


Image: Crown Princess Masako of Japan
Photographs: Junko Kimura/Getty Images
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Cast your vote!

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So which royal do YOU think is the most beautiful? Take the poll below and let us know!


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