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The Greatest Fictional Princesses  

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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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Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Belle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Ariel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Xena is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Princess Jasmine 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
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Princess Anna 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 Fiona 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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Anastasia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Nala is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Elsa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Princess Aurora is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Mia Thermopolis 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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Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Princess 'Kida' Kidagakash is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Snow White is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Kitana is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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Starfire is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fictional Princesses
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