Just when we thought we couldn't become more obsessed with the late Princess Diana, an ancient Greek formula has claimed that she is "the most attractive royal of all time"...
And the revelation really hasn't come as a surprise to any of us!
Read on to find out the math behind Diana being the most attractive royal ever and see how other royals scored...
Now, the global obsession began in 1977.
At the young age of twenty, Lady Diana Spencer became the world's obsession when it was revealed she was dating the future King of England, Prince Charles.
The pair married on July 29th, 1981, at St. Paul's Cathedral.
And, soon after, the pair welcomed their first baby into the world.
The pair announced their pregnancy just 4 months after tying the knot, and, on June 21st of 1982, they welcomed Prince William into the world.
Prince Harry arrived 2 years later on September 15th, 1984.
However, despite keeping up appearances, things weren't quite so content in the relationship between Charles and Diana.
via: GettyRumors of Charles' infidelity were rife as the princess secretly battled with anxiety and a grueling eating disorder.
But, in spite of their marital difficulties...
via: Getty ImagesOne thing Diana was absolutely dedicated to was being a mother. She had strong ideas about how she wanted her kids to be raised, often giving them more freedom than traditional royal heirs.
And, of course, Diana was known and loved for her extensive charity work.
via: GettyShe was determined to use her massive platform to better the world and dedicated her life to many noble causes, including the land mine crisis. The princess shocked the world when she walked through a dangerous land mine zone in Cambodia, something no other royal had ever done in the past.
And it was this independence that was the likely factor in the breakdown of her marriage with Charles.
On top of Diana's refusal to sacrifice her identity for the sake of her title, she and Charles also had a thirteen-year age gap, which seemingly started to become a problem.
Charles was also allegedly in a long-standing affair with Camilla Parker-Bowles, even wearing cufflinks she bought him on his honeymoon with Diana.
Charles and Diana eventually split in 1996.
And, by 1997, Diana was dating business mogul and son of Harrods owner, Dodi Fayed.
Many speculated that the relationship was controversial to the royal family due to the fact that Fayed was a Muslim.
But on August 31st, 1997, tragedy struck.
The car that the two were traveling in through the Pont L'Alma tunnel in Paris suffered a horrendous crash, which was fatal for both Diana and Dodi, plus their driver, Henri Paul.
The princess was tragically pronounced dead a few hours later.
Her death, understandably, shook the world.
via: GettyThe totally unexpected nature of her passing, alongside the fact that she was such a well-loved public figure, made her death and funeral into something of a media circus.
Diana's funeral was televised and held on September 6th, 1997.
It garnered viewing figures of over thirty-two million in the U.K, breaking all viewing records up to that point.
Millions more watched and mourned around the world.
But, fast-forwarding to today, Diana's memory is still very much alive.
via: GettyHer legacy and charitable efforts live on in her sons, William and Harry, and countless documentaries about her life in and out of the royal family have been released.
And of course...
She is remembered as one of the most beautiful princesses to ever grace the British monarchy.
So much so...
That an ancient Greek formula, known as the "golden ratio," has determined Diana as "the attractive royal of all time."
The mathematical formula was used by Leonardo Da Vinci for the perfect human male body in his famous work, the Vitruvian Man...
And has since been adapted by scientists to determine the Greek definition of perfect beauty.
Dr. Julian De Silva, a high-end plastic surgeon from London, ran the golden ratio analysis on some of the most well-known royal women...
Starting with the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton.
As per the Daily Mail, Kate came out with a score of 86.82 percent: "Kate stands out for having a perfect gap between her nose and lips and very strong eye spacing. She was marked down for having a weaker chin and jawline than Diana."
Meghan Markle was up next with a score of 87.7 percent.
She is, according to Dr. De Silva, the most attractive princess at the top. Meghan Markle stood out thanks to her "beautiful facial symmetry," the doctor noted.
He added that she got "closer than any other princess to having what the Greeks considered the perfect face."
Princess Grace of Monaco was then rated with a score of 88.8 percent.
Actress Grace Kelly, later known as Princess Grace following her wedding to Monaco's Prince Reinier came in third position.
Dr. De Silva said, "Princess Grace has a timeless beauty and had the highest scores for her eye spacing and her eye position is almost perfect with a score of 99.8 percent. Her stunning lips also scored the highest. She lost marks for her chin which is a little indistinct."
Queen Rania of Jordan came in second.
Scoring 88.9 percent, she is the most attractive living royal that Dr. De Silva used his face-mapping technology on.
"Queen Rania is the most beautiful living royal and a stunningly attractive woman. She had the highest marks of all for her classically shaped chin and also scored highly for her lips. She was marked down for her nose width and her brow area."
The winning contender, Princess Diana.
Dr. De Silva explained:
"Diana, Meghan, and Kate are all very beautiful women. But when measured against the Greeks' Golden Ratio of physical perfection, Princess Diana comes out on top... Diana scored highly for her face shape, the width of her nose, her brow area, her forehead, and her eyebrows - which all got the top scores. Her lowest scores were for her chin and lips. Her lips are a little thin and ill-defined and her chin is less classical than some of the other women."
So, there you have it!
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