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Jesus and Princess Diana lead poll of dead people we most wa

Mon Jun 08, 2009 7:36 pm

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Princess Diana, who died in 1997, was second Photo: GETTY
One in three of the 3,000 people polled picked the son of God, placing him just ahead of the Princess, who was killed in a car crash in 1997.

William Shakespeare, the playwright, was third, Albert Einstein was fourth and Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe was fifth.


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A spokesman for Primeval 3 said: "These results show that Jesus Christ will always be the British Public's 'Superstar'.

"But we were fully expecting Princess Diana to top the poll as she won the hearts of the nation and no-one has ever really forgotten her place within the Royal family or the impact she made on ordinary people.

"And in terms of visiting decades, it's not really surprising that coming face to face with a prehistoric dinosaur isn't too appealing - no doubt its better to experience it on your sofa with a screen between you and the creature."

A quarter of Britons said they would like to meet Shakespeare, who penned plays including A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo & Juliet, Hamlet and Twelfth Night.

Twenty three per cent of Britons would most like to meet Einstein, the physicist is probably best known for his theory of relativity.

Monroe was as famous for her alluring beauty as for her blockbuster films such as Some Like It Hot and Gentleman Prefer Blondes.

The actress died at the tender age of 36 in her sleep after falling into a coma from a drug overdose in 1962.

Leonardo da Vinci, the artist who painted the Mona Lisa, took sixth place and Elvis Presley - otherwise known as 'The King' - was seventh.

The poll also revealed which decade Britons would most like to visit if given the chance.

A fifth of respondents would like to visit Victorian Britain, whilst 18 per cent would be interested in seeing Britain post-war.

Only 10 per cent would be happy visiting pre-historic Britain.

Jade Goody appeared in 44th place with 5.5 per cent of the votes.

The top ten celebrities we would like to bring back from the dead are:

1. Jesus

2. Princess Diana

3. William Shakespeare

4. Albert Einstein

5. Marilyn Monroe

6. Leonardo da Vinci

7. Elvis Presley

8. Roald Dahl

9. Freddie Mercury

10. Martin Luther King