The Disney princesses are a group of fictional female protagonists who have appeared in various Disney franchises. The first Disney princess was Snow White, who debuted in 1937 with the release of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
Since then, there have been 14 additional Disney princesses: Cinderella, Aurora, Ariel, Belle, Jasmine, Pocahontas, Mulan, Tiana, Rapunzel, Merida, Anna, Elsa, Moana, and Sofia.All of the Disney princesses share some common characteristics: they are all kind-hearted, brave, determined, and hopeful.
They also come from a variety of different backgrounds and cultures. Snow White is from a royal family, while Mulan is a peasant girl who becomes a warrior. Pocahontas is a Native American princess, and Tiana is an African-American woman who becomes a frog princess. No matter their differences, all of the Disney princesses are united by their strength of character and their ability to overcome obstacles.
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Are there 40 Disney princesses?
Yes, there are 40 Disney princesses. The Walt Disney Company has released official information confirming the number of princesses in their franchise. As of May 2020, there are 11 princesses in the official Disney Princess line-up: Snow White, Cinderella, Aurora, Ariel, Belle, Jasmine, Pocahontas, Mulan, Tiana, Rapunzel, and Merida.
In addition to the 11 official Disney Princesses, there are 29 other characters who could also be considered Disney Princesses. These characters come from a variety of films, including live-action adaptations of classic Animated Films, as well as newer Computer Animated Films. Many of these characters are technically royalty