VIPs at the Opening Ceremony

See some of the politicians, celebrities, diplomats, and royals attending the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremonies.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: David Beckham passes under Tower Bridge driving a speedboat named 'Max Power' which carries the Olympic Torch with its torchbearer on July 27, 2012 in London, England. Athletes, heads of state and dignitaries from around the world have gathered in the Olympic Stadium for the opening ceremony of the 30th Olympiad. London plays host to the 2012 Olympic Games which will see 26 sports contested by 10,500 athletes over 17 days of competition. (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: David Beckham passes under Tower Bridge driving a speedboat named 'Max Power' which carries the Olympic Torch with its torchbearer on July 27, 2012 in London, England. Athletes, heads of state and dignitaries from around the world have gathered in the Olympic Stadium for the opening ceremony of the 30th Olympiad. London plays host to the 2012 Olympic Games which will see 26 sports contested by 10,500 athletes over 17 days of competition. (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)
Daniel Craig and Queen Elizabeth II appear in a video as part of the Opening Ceremony.
Daniel Craig and Queen Elizabeth II appear in a video as part of the Opening Ceremony.
Daniel Craig and Queen Elizabeth II appear in a video as part of the Opening Ceremony.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (L) and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attend the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Toby Melville - IOPP Pool /Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (L) and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attend the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Toby Melville - IOPP Pool /Getty Images)
U.S. Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, left, and his wife Ann arrive for the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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U.S. Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, left, and his wife Ann arrive for the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Prince Harry speaks with Princess Anne, the Princess Royal and her husband Timothy Laurence as they arrive for the Olympic Games 2012 Opening Ceremony on July 27, 2012 in London, England. Athletes, heads of state and dignitaries from around the world have gathered in the Olympic Stadium for the opening ceremony of the 30th Olympiad. London plays host to the 2012 Olympic Games which will see 26 sports contested by 10,500 athletes over 17 days of competition. (Photo by John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Prince Harry speaks with Princess Anne, the Princess Royal and her husband Timothy Laurence as they arrive for the Olympic Games 2012 Opening Ceremony on July 27, 2012 in London, England. Athletes, heads of state and dignitaries from around the world have gathered in the Olympic Stadium for the opening ceremony of the 30th Olympiad. London plays host to the 2012 Olympic Games which will see 26 sports contested by 10,500 athletes over 17 days of competition. (Photo by John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
The President of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge, left, and Britain's Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, back right, applaud as Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, foreground right, arrives during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
The President of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge, left, and Britain's Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, back right, applaud as Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, foreground right, arrives during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
The President of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge, left, and Britain's Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, back right, applaud as Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, foreground right, arrives during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Britain's Prince Charles, left, and his wife Camila, Duchess of Cornwall arrive for the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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Britain's Prince Charles, left, and his wife Camila, Duchess of Cornwall arrive for the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, right, and Mayor of London Boris Johnson chat prior to the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Summer Games at the Olympic Stadium, London, Friday, July 27, 2012. (AP Photo/John Stillwell, pool)
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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, right, and Mayor of London Boris Johnson chat prior to the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Summer Games at the Olympic Stadium, London, Friday, July 27, 2012. (AP Photo/John Stillwell, pool)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II talks with U.S. first lady Michelle Obama and US Ambassador Louis Susman at Buckingham Palace in London for a reception hosted by Queen Elizabeth II for the heads of state and government prior to attending the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, Friday, July 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Dominic Lipinski, Pool)
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II talks with U.S. first lady Michelle Obama and US Ambassador Louis Susman at Buckingham Palace in London for a reception hosted by Queen Elizabeth II for the heads of state and government prior to attending the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, Friday, July 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Dominic Lipinski, Pool)
US first lady Michelle Obama, left, meets the Duchess of Cambridge during a reception at Buckingham Palace in London, to welcome Heads of State and Heads of Government to the UK before they travel to the Olympic Stadium for the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, Friday July 27, 2012. (AP Photo / Dominic Lipinski)
London Olympic Games - Royal Welcoming Ceremony
US first lady Michelle Obama, left, meets the Duchess of Cambridge during a reception at Buckingham Palace in London, to welcome Heads of State and Heads of Government to the UK before they travel to the Olympic Stadium for the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, Friday July 27, 2012. (AP Photo / Dominic Lipinski)
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, talks with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at Buckingham Palace in London for a reception hosted by Queen Elizabeth II for the heads of state and government prior to attending the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, Friday, July 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Stefan Rousseau, Pool)
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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, talks with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at Buckingham Palace in London for a reception hosted by Queen Elizabeth II for the heads of state and government prior to attending the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, Friday, July 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Stefan Rousseau, Pool)
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, right, stands alongside his wife Yoo Soon-taek ahead of the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, right, stands alongside his wife Yoo Soon-taek ahead of the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, center, Britain's Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, right, and IOC President Jacques Rogge, left, attend the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Summer Games at the Olympic Stadium in London, Friday, July 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Toby Melville, Pool)
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, center, Britain's Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, right, and IOC President Jacques Rogge, left, attend the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Summer Games at the Olympic Stadium in London, Friday, July 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Toby Melville, Pool)
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, and London's Mayor Boris Johnson wait for the start of the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, and London's Mayor Boris Johnson wait for the start of the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge look on ahead of the Olympic Games 2012 Opening Ceremony on July 27, 2012 in London, England. Athletes, heads of state and dignitaries from around the world have gathered in the Olympic Stadium for the opening ceremony of the 30th Olympiad. London plays host to the 2012 Olympic Games which will see 26 sports contested by 10,500 athletes over 17 days of competition. (Photo by John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge look on ahead of the Olympic Games 2012 Opening Ceremony on July 27, 2012 in London, England. Athletes, heads of state and dignitaries from around the world have gathered in the Olympic Stadium for the opening ceremony of the 30th Olympiad. London plays host to the 2012 Olympic Games which will see 26 sports contested by 10,500 athletes over 17 days of competition. (Photo by John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson, left, and his wife Marina Wheeler arrive for the start of the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Summer Games at the Olympic Stadium in London, Friday, July 27, 2012. (AP Photo/John Stillwell, pool)
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The Mayor of London Boris Johnson, left, and his wife Marina Wheeler arrive for the start of the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Summer Games at the Olympic Stadium in London, Friday, July 27, 2012. (AP Photo/John Stillwell, pool)
The Duchess of Cambridge with the President of Mongolia Elbegdorj Tsakhia, left, and Erdene Elbegdorj at a reception at Buckingham Palace, London, to welcome Heads of State and Heads of Government to the UK before they travel to the Olympic Stadium for the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, Friday July 27, 2012. (AP Photo / Dominic Lipinski)
London Olympic Games - Royal Welcoming Ceremony
The Duchess of Cambridge with the President of Mongolia Elbegdorj Tsakhia, left, and Erdene Elbegdorj at a reception at Buckingham Palace, London, to welcome Heads of State and Heads of Government to the UK before they travel to the Olympic Stadium for the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, Friday July 27, 2012. (AP Photo / Dominic Lipinski)
Princess Anne arrives for the the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Summer Games at the Olympic Stadium in London, Friday, July 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Toby Melville, Pool)
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Princess Anne arrives for the the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Summer Games at the Olympic Stadium in London, Friday, July 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Toby Melville, Pool)
Britain's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, back left, and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, back right, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, front right, and his wife Samantha, front left, watch the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
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Britain's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, back left, and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, back right, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, front right, and his wife Samantha, front left, watch the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Britain's Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh attends the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Britain's Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh attends the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Britain's Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh attends the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Britain's Princess Margaret, second from right, gestures as she stands alongside LOCOG Chairman Seb Coe, right, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, second from left, and his wife Samantha ahead of the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Britain's Princess Margaret, second from right, gestures as she stands alongside LOCOG Chairman Seb Coe, right, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, second from left, and his wife Samantha ahead of the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Britain's Princess Margaret, second from right, gestures as she stands alongside LOCOG Chairman Seb Coe, right, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, second from left, and his wife Samantha ahead of the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, center, gestures during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II talks with the President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff at Buckingham Palace in London for a reception hosted by Queen Elizabeth II for the heads of state and government prior to attending the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, Friday, July 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Dominic Lipinski, Pool)
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, center, gestures during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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