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SEXY, WEALTHY & SINGLE: The World's Most Eligible Royals

Princess Madeleine Sweden Princess Madeleine and her brother, Prince Carl Philip of Sweden.

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It’s been just over a year since Prince William wed Kate Middleton in a lavish and internationally televised ceremony. Even with the most eligible bachelor of the past decade off the market, girls all over the world are still dreaming of their own fairytale weddings. (Grace Kelly, anyone?)This week is the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee–an event celebrating the Queen’s 60 years as monarch–where family, friends, and other royals will all gather to honour Queen Elizabeth II.

Prince Harry, Princess Eugenie, and Princess Beatrice will all be there (you can watch them in an exclusive interview by ABC’s Katie Couric).

But they don’t have to be English. Here are the world’s hottest and most eligible royals, ranging from Great Britain all the way to Thailand.

Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana of Thailand

The 25-year old princess is the daughter of the Crown Prince Maha Vajralongkorn.

She was educated at Chalalongkorn University where she received a degree in Fine Arts.

In 2007 she was invited to show her collection at Paris Fashion Week, entitled 'Presence of the Past.' The following year she debuted another collection, gaining a royal presence within the fashion world.

Princess Madeleine, Princess of Sweden, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland

Princess Madeleine is 27 years old and fourth in line for the throne.

She attended Stockholm University where she studied history, ethnology, and modern history.

She is an enthusiastic equestrian and has competed under the name 'Anna Svensson.' She was previously linked to lawyer Jonas Bergström with whom she was engaged to be married. However, they broke it off and she is currently dating financier Chris O'Neill.

Prince Carl Philip, Prince of Sweden, Duke of Värmland

Prince Carl Philip is 33 years old and is third in line for the throne.

Before attending school, he completed his military duties at the Swedish National defence College. Later in 2011, he received a degree in Agricultural and Rural Management at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. He has previously been linked to Emma Pernald and model Sofia Hellqvist.

Prince Henry Charles Albert David of Wales

Prince Harry is 27 years old and third in line for the throne. The second son of Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana, he made headlines for a few scandalous adventures during his teenage years but has since calmed down.

Harry is an officer in the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and was commissioned in a regiment of the Household Cavalry in the British Army. The younger brother of Prince William has publicly dated Chelsy Davy, who was his date to his brother's wedding. Since their break up he has been linked to various models and British pop star Mollie King.

Princess Beatrice Elizabeth Mary of York

Princess Beatrice is 23 years old and fifth in line for the throne.

She is the elder daughter of Prince Andrew of York and Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York. She graduated from the University of London with a degree in history and has now used her famous title to take on charity work.

She is the only member of the Royal Family to have completed the London Marathon.

Princess Eugenie Victoria Helena of York

Princess Eugenie is 22 years old and sixth in line for the throne. She is the younger daughter of Prince Andrew of York and Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York.

Princess Eugenie graduated with combined honours from Newcastle University and has since moved on to charity work and royal engagements.

Prince Amedeo of Belgium

Prince Amedeo is 26 years old and heir to headship of the House of Austria-Este.

He is the eldest of five children and descends from Austrian, Belgium, Italian, French, Swedish, and Spanish Royal Families.

After completing his military duties, he is now a reserve officer in the Belgian Army. He graduated from the London School of Economics and is currently working in New York City for Deloitte.

Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark

Princess Theodora is 28 years old. She received her university education in the U.S. where she graduated in 2006.

In 2010 she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in cinematography, where she nabbed her debut role in 'The Bold and the Beautiful.'

Prince Félix Léopold Marie Guillaume of Luxembourg

Prince Felix is 27 years old and is second in line for the throne.

He graduated from Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum in Rome with a degree in bioethics. He also worked at the public relations firm Grand Chelem Management SA.

Prince Philippos of Greece and Denmark

Prince Philippos was born to King Constantine II of Greece and Queen Anne-Marie in 1986, but is a prince in title only.

The Greek monarchy was abolished and his father, the King, deposed in 1973. The Prince is extremely elusive and prefers to stay out of the spotlight.

Prince Albert of Thurn und Taxis

Prince Albert is 28 years old and is head of the House Thurn and Taxis. He is a German socialite and is the world's youngest billionaire.

Prince Guillaume Jean Joseph Marie of Luxembourg, Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg

Prince Guillaume is 30 years old and is the heir apparent to the Crown of Luxembourg. He studied political science at the Institute Albert Le Grand in Angers, where he received his degree with honours in 2009.

His most public relationship was with Pia Haraldsen, a Norwegian TV personality but he is currently engaged to Countess Stephanie de Lannoy. Their wedding is set for October 2012.

Princess Charlotte Marie Pomeline Casiraghi of Monaco

Princess Charlotte is 25 years old and is fourth in line for the throne. Her grandparents were the late Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly, the late Princess Grace of Monaco.

She is an accomplished equestrian and has competed in many show jumping tours. She has most recently been named as the official equestrian ambassador for Gucci, who designed competition clothes exclusively for her.

She has previously dated Felix Winckler, Andreas R.K. Warnsing, Alex Dellal, and Gad Emaleh.

Prince Andrea Albert Pierre Casiraghi of Monaco

Prince Andrea is 27 years old and currently second in line for the throne.

He briefly studied at McGill University in Canada, before completing his bachelors at the American University in Paris.

He later studied at the New School in New York where he received his Master's Degree in International Affairs. The Prince is fluent in English, Italian, French, and German and is passionate about football, horse riding and water sports.

Prince Pierre Rainier Stefano Casiraghi of Monaco

Prince Pierre is 24 years old and is third in line for the throne. He was educated at Boccini University where he received his degree in International Economics and Management.

While studying in Milan he was linked to numerous women, including Beatrice Borromeo.

Prince Haji Abdul Azim, Prince of Brunei

The Prince of Brunei is 29 years old and is third in line for the throne.

He is the second born prince to His Majesty Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah but is a paparazzi favourite because of his lavish lifestyle. Known as a ladies man, he throws extremely elaborate parties where the guest list has included Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Mariah Carey, Sophia Loren, and Joan Collins.

Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum of the UAE

Sheikh Hamdan is 29 years old and is the Crown Prince of Dubai.

He graduated from the military college Sandhurst and later attended the London School of Economics (but did not graduate). He is a talented equestrian, semi-professional sky-diver and enjoys poetry, cars, and camels.

Sheikha Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum of the UAE

Sheikha Maitha is 27 years old and is the younger daughter of the current ruler of Dubai.

She has achieved international recognition in taekwondo and karate, winning the silver medal in 2006 at the Asian games.

King Kgosi Leruo Molotlegi of South Africa

The 43-year-old King is the 26th paramount ruler of Royal Bafokeng Nation, a northwest province in South Africa.

He received his degree at Natal University, where he studied architecture and urban planning. He is currently the non-executive director of Royal Bafokeng Resources and also the president of the Mineral Rights Association of Indigenous People of South Africa.

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