Queen Maxima of the Netherlands is on this year's Time 100 list
Maxima is the only royal on this year's list which contains other names like Leonardo di Caprio, Adele and Usain Bolt. She is included in the Leaders category which also features the US Presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and European politicians including Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel.
Queen Maxima with Francois Hollande earlier this year - both are on the Time 100 list
Queen Maxima has been included for her work to bring financial opportunities to some of the poorest countries and people in the world. She is a UN Special Ambassador for Inclusive Finance and writing in praise of the Queen of the Netherlands, Tilman Ehrbeck said her 'intellect and charm' had help her bring about change in how communities accessed financial services.
Queen Maxima with the Preisdent of Pakistan during her visit to the country earlier this year to discuss inclusive finance
Queen Maxima at an event on finance in Amsterdam earlier this week