According to the newspaper, the diaper-donning son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge was chosen because "he has become the capital’s biggest global ambassador". While it's true that the Prince is probably the most-watched tiny person in the world, in the foreseeable future it's hard to imagine to him having much clout beyond his (mother's) choice of baby blankets and coveralls. Still, maybe he'll surprise us all.
It wasn't just royals and politicians who made the grade in the Power 1000. Net-A-Porter founder and British Fashion Council chair Natalie Massenet took the 13th spot (making her officially more influential than the Queen), while Harry Styles was 17th and Cara Delevingne snagged 20th place.