Iconic Breakfast at Tiffany’s actress Audrey Hepburn has been named the most beautiful woman of the last century according to a recent poll carried out by shopping channel QVC.
Former French president Valery Giscard d'Estaing with Diana, Princess of Wales, in 1994 at the Chateau de Versailles.
Princess Diana was admired worldwide.
The survey was carried out to celebrate the start of QVC’s beauty month, and around 2,000 women were asked who they thought the most beautiful woman of the last 100 years was. Belgian-born British actress Audrey Hepburn topped the poll, outclassing current celebrity favourite Cheryl Cole, voluptuous film star Marilyn Monroe and surprisingly, actress Angelina Jolie, who is frequently voted top of similar beauty surveys.
Just missing the top 10 were Kylie Minogue, Beyonce Knowles and Audrey Tatou.
The top 10 most beautiful women were voted as:
1. Audrey Hepburn
2. Cheryl Cole
3. Marilyn Monroe
4. Angelina Jolie
5. Grace Kelly
6. Scarlett Johansson
7. Halle Berry
8. Diana, Princess of Wales
9. Kelly Brook
10. Jennifer Aniston