Here's an interesting fact you didn't know about 'Star Wars' Princess Leia

| Updated: Aug 06, 2017 11:35 IST

Los Angeles [U.S.A.], August 6 (ANI): If you think that you know everything about Princess Leia, then this fact about her will really surprise you. According to The Hollywood Reporter, not only did Princess Leia have a Ph.D., but also she earned it at 19. The revelation was pointed out by Twitter user Becca Harrison, a University of Glasgow student, who discovered the news in the book Superwomen: Gender, Power, and Representation by Carolyn Cocca. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Hang on wait what... Leia had a PhD in Star Wars? Christ can you imagine having everyone call you Princess when you were actually Dr Organa <a href="https://t.co/HYertPJqWU">pic.twitter.com/HYertPJqWU</a></p>&mdash; Becca Harrison (@BeccaEHarrison) <a href="https://twitter.com/BeccaEHarrison/status/893483808309231616">August 4, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> According to Cocca, George Lucas said in the 2004 commentary for A New Hope that Leia obtained her doctorate, among other accolades, while Luke was a "naive farm boy." "She's like a very sophisticated, urbanized ruler, a senator, so she's a politician.She's accomplished, graduated, got her Ph.D. at 19 and she rules people," said Lucas, according to the book. The discovery was so popular, even Twitter pointed it out in a Moments collection. Carrie Fisher's Gen. Leia Organa will make her final appearance in the upcoming franchise installment 'The Last Jedi'. (ANI)

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