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57 Things You Never Knew About Disney Princesses

(From Buzzfeed by Leonora Epstein)

1. The current official lineup of Disney Princesses includes Jasmine, Ariel, Rapunzel, Tiana, Belle, Merida, Cinderella, Pocahontas, Aurora, Mulan, and Snow White.

2. Snow White is supposed to be 14 years old. She remains the youngest Disney Princess.

3. Belle is the only Disney Princess to have hazel eyes.

4. Mulan’s story is based on an ancient Chinese legend of Hua Mulan, a female warrior famously described in the poem “The Ballad of Mulan.”

5. Mulan is also the first Disney Princess to not actually be a princess. All the others are either royal by birth, or marry into royalty.

6. Cinderella was originally intended by Disney to be produced as one of theSilly Symphony series.

7. Ariel is the only Disney Princess who was not born a human.

8. Pocahontas is the only princess based on a real person. (Mulan is legend, and impossible to know whether she was real or not.)

9. Tiana is the only Disney Princess with dimples.

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