Amal Clooney Beats Kate Middleton To Be Named 'London's Most Powerful Woman'

17/10/2014 20:40 | Updated 20 May 2015

Not only did Amal Clooney (formerly Alamuddin) just marry the most eligible bachelor in Hollywood, she's also just been named the most powerful woman in London. *Kate Middleton cries on William's shoulder*

Amal Clooney named most powerful woman in London

Mrs Clooney was placed fourth on the Evening Standard's The 1000 Most Influential Londoners 2014 list, being beaten by George Osborne (Chancellor of the Exchequor), Boris Johnson (Mayor of London), and Demis Hassabis (the founder of Deep Mind Technologies).

The human rights lawyer was the highest ranked woman, beating out Theresa May in sixth place, and Victoria Beckham, who came in at ninth place, reports E! News.

Amal even beat Britain's Prime Minister, David Cameron, and Stephen Hawking.

Kate Middleton did not make it into the top 20, but Prince Harry was flying the royal flag in at number seven on The 1000 power list thanks to his work on the Invictus Games, the international sporting event for wounded soldiers.

It is likely Amal made the list thanks in part to her first official duty since her honeymoon, a trip to Greece that saw her advising the country on how best to persuade Britain to return the Parthenon sculptures, the Elgin Marbles.

Amal Clooney Is Turning Heads in Athens

According to the Daily Mail, The 7th Earl of Elgin, Thomas Bruce, removed the Parthenon Marble sculptures from the Acropolis in Athens while serving as the British ambassador to the Ottoman Empire from 1799 to 1803.

Thomas claimed he had obtained a permit from the Ottomam authorities to remove pieces from the Parthenon, and had them shipped to Britain, where they are now on display at the British Museum.

Greece has sought the return of the sculptures over the years, and Amal's husband George Clooney even waded into the row, suggesting it would be the right and "fair thing to do".

We're sure he's very proud of his new wife's new power ranking.

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See pics from inside George and Amal's wedding weekend here:

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