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List Rules Vote up your favorite princesses from theater, literature, film, and television

Whether found in books, on the stage, or on the big screen, all of the princesses on this list share one characteristic: they’re all instantly recognizable as the most amazing princesses fiction has to offer. From cartoon favorites such as She-Ra to film legends such as Princess Buttercup from The Princess Bride, you’ll find them all here on this list of the greatest fictional princesses of all time.

Perhaps one of the most awesome princesses from the fictional realm is Leia Organa, the beautiful and noble princess introduced in Star Wars in the 1970s. The popularity of Star Wars never seems to fade and neither does fans’ love of Princess Leia. She’s inspired everything from Halloween costumes to wedding dresses. Her beauty, grace, and popularity have definitely made her one of the most amazing fictional princesses.

Of course, no list of fictional princesses would be complete without some of the most famous princesses - the Disney princesses. Although the Disney princesses are usually considered to be for children, adults love them, too. Who can deny the beauty and grace of Princess Ariel? She may be an animated character, but as a princess she’s lovely and majestic, something even adults can appreciate.

This list contains all of the best fictional princesses, be they from books, movies, television shows, or theatrical productions. Some go on to become queens, while others retain the title of princess, but they’re all memorable and have earned their places on this list of the greatest fictional princesses. Cast your votes below and see where the fictional princesses you think are the best rank.

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Leia Organa is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses

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Xena is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses

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Princess Jasmine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses

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Belle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses

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Ariel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses

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Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses

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Rapunzel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses

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Princess Zelda is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Princess Buttercup is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
Princess Buttercup

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Princess Fiona is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses

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Merida is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Princess Anna is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Sailor Moon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses

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Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses

The Creepiest Kids in Horror Movies

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Princess Aurora is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses

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Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses

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Mia Thermopolis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses

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Anastasia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Nala is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Padmé Amidala is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Elsa is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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The Best Cruise Lines for Kids

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Princess 'Kida' Kidagakash is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Kitana is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Galadriel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses

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Princess Snow White is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses

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Princess Ann is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
Princess Ann

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Princess Daisy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses

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Starfire is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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The Greatest Female Villains

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Vanellope von Schweetz is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Princess Vespa is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Éowyn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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She-Ra is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses

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Princess Bubblegum is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses

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Princess Eilonwy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Anna Valerious is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses

The Greatest (Real) Bill Murray Stories Ever Told

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Princess Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Odette is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
Odette

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Princess Atta is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Katara is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Faline is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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San is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Princess Luna is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Toph Beifong is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Princess Yue is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Princess Celestia is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Azula is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Lumpy Space Princess is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Arianne Martell is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
Arianne Martell

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Sara Crewe is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Nefertari Vivi is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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