London's 'most influential' 1000

The Evening Standard has named eight-week-old Prince George as the most influential person in London in its annual 'Power 1000 list'.

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Prince George 'is our greatest tourist attraction'

The Evening Standard's 'Power 1000' is drawn from all sectors and walks of London life - from finance, to theatre, technology, media and politics - the list is selected by a panel of London 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.

– Sarah Sands, Editor


The top 10 'most influential' people in London

The full list of 1,000 names of London's most influential people will be released tonight by the Evening Standard. These are the names that made it into the top 10.

  • 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
  • 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

Prince George crowned 'London's most influential person'

Prince George has been crowned the most influential person in London, in the Evening Standard's annual 'Power 1000 list'. The eight-week-old son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge was chosen because he has become the capital's biggest global ambassador.

Prince George in the safe hands of the Duke of Cambridge Credit: Press Association

The young Prince eclipsed Mayor Boris Johnson who topped the list of the most influential people in the capital a year ago.

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