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Royal wedding dignitaries and VIPs in photos

The heads of state, celebrities and other notable guests at the wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William

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David Beckham and Victoria Beckham arrive to attend the Royal Wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011 in London, England.

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Mother of the bride Carole Middleton arrives to attend the Royal Wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011 in London, England.

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Princess Beatrice of York arrives at the West Door of Westminster Abbey in London for the wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton, on April 29, 2011.

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Britain's Earl Spencer, centre, chats with a guest at Westminster Abbey in London on April 29, 2011 prior to the start of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding.

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British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, right, and his wife Miriam Gonzalez Duantez arrive at the West Door of Westminster Abbey in London for the wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton, on April 29, 2011.

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Queen Sofia of Spain, Prince Felipe of Spain and Princess Letizia of Spain arrive to attend the Royal Wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011 in London, England.

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Sophie, Countess of Wessex arrives to attend the Royal Wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011 in London, England.

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron waves as he arrives at Westminster Abbey before the wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton, in central London April 29, 2011.

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London Mayor Boris Johnson, centre, arrives at Westminster Abbey before the wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton, in central London April 29, 2011.

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Sir Elton John waves as he arrives at Westminster Abbey before the wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton, in central London April 29, 2011.

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Australian Olympian Ian Thorpe arrives to attend the Royal Wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011 in London, England.

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