A brief look at guests for Britain's royal wedding

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Posted: Apr 23, 2011 7:29 AM
A brief look at guests for Britain's royal wedding

A brief look at guests attending the April 29 royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey in London.

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FOREIGN ROYALS

_ Belgium's Crown Prince Philippe and his wife Princess Mathilde

_ Denmark's Queen Margrethe

_ Norway's King Harald and Queen Sonja

_ Serbia's Crown Prince Alexander and his wife, Crown Princess Katherine

_ Spain's Queen Sofia

_ Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria and her husband, Prince Daniel

_ The Netherlands' Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Maxima

_ Prince Albert II of Monaco and his fiancee Charlene Wittstock

_ Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa of Bahrain

_ Prince Philipp zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg and his wife, Princess Saskia.

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CELEBRITIES

_ David and Victoria Beckham

_ Elton John and his partner, David Furnish

_ Comedian and actor Rowan Atkinson

_ Filmmaker Guy Ritchie

_ Soul singer Joss Stone

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POLITICIANS and DIPLOMATS

_ British Prime Minister David Cameron

_ British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

_ British Labour Party leader Ed Miliband

_ British Virgin Islands Prime Minister Ralph T. O'Neal

_ American Ambassador Louis Susman

_ Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham and Gov. Gen. Arthur Foulkes

_ German Ambassador Georg Boomgaarden

_ Israeli Ambassador Ron Prosor

_ Jamaican Gov. Gen. Patrick Allen

_ Polish Ambassador Barbara Tuge-Ereciska

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RELIGIOUS FIGURES

_ Britain's Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

_ Venerable Bogoda Seelawimala, director of the London Buddhist Vihara monastery

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FRIENDS

_ All 27 members of Prince William's search-and-rescue unit, C Flight 22, have been invited along with their partners