Who's The Most Influential Person In London? Prince George, Of Course!

19 September 2013 by

Who's The Most Influential Person In London? Prince George, Of Course!

Family Cambridge [Getty]

We all know those royals have a huge sway when it comes to everything from nude heels to Vegas pool parties so it's no surprise to hear the latest addition to the family is getting in on the act too. Okay, so Prince George Of Cambridge may only be a teeny baby, but he's already been crowned the most influential person in London. Not bad for an eight-week-old.

Evening Standard has just released its annual Power 1000 list and while George has bagged the number 1 spot, his parents also make an appearance. Kate Middleton and Prince William land on the list at number 7 and 11 respectively and Queenie is in at 16.

The son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge was chosen because he has become the capital’s biggest global ambassador, appaz. The young Prince eclipsed even Boris Johnson who topped last year's list. To be fair, within a week of his birth, George had already become a style icon like his mother. The printed cotton muslin swaddle wrapped around the tiny HRH as he was first introduced to the world on the steps of the Lindo wing sparked a stampede.

Evening Standard Power 1000 list: Prince George, Cara Delevingne, Harry Styles

Harry and Cara [Instagram]

As for new entries to the list, Andy Murray and Harry Styles have made the grade, naturallement, with 19-year-old Hazza being the youngest person after little George to make the top 20. Cara Delevingne has also nailed her first appearance thanks to her domination of the catwalks, her huge social media following and presumably those mighty impressive eyebrows.
 
The Power 1000 celebrates those who make London such a creative and cultural powerhouse and includes people in finance, theatre, technology, media and politics selected by a panel of Evening Standard reporters and critics. 'London is a magnet for the rest of world and our newest power resident, Prince George, is a timely symbol. He is our greatest tourist attraction, along with his great grandmother, which is why he has been chosen this year as the first among Londoners,' says the newspaper's editor Sarah Sands.

 
See the full top 20


1 Prince George
2 Boris Johnson, Mayor of London
3 Mark Carney, Bank of England Governor
4 David Cameron, Prime Minister
5 George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer
6 Theresa May, Home Secretary
7 Duchess of Cambridge
8 Andy Murray, tennis player
9 Ed Miliband, Labour leader
10 Sir Peter Hendy, Transport Commissioner
11= Princes William & Harry
12 Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister
13 Natalie Massenet, Net-a-porter founder and British Fashion Council Chair
14 Bernard Hogan Howe, Metropolitan Police Commissioner
15 Sir Nicholas Hytner, National Theatre Artistic Director
16 The Queen
17 Harry Styles, One Direction Singer
18 Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury
19 Sir Paul Nurse, Royal Society President and Nobel Prize-winning geneticist
20 Cara Delevingne, model


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