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Check out the selection of some interesting facts about Princess Diana. Learn and share!

  • Diana Frances Spencer was born in Norfolk England on July 1, 1961.
  • Prince Charles proposed to Lady Diana Spencer at Buckingham Palace on February 3, 1981.
  • Diana married Prince Charles, July 29, 1981.
    Princess Diana Facts

    “Everyone of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves.” –
    Princess Diana

  • Diana’s divorce from Charles was finalized, August 28, 1996.
  • Her favorite hobbies were dancing, swimming and skiing.
  • She was an international media and fashion icon of the 20th century.
  • Diana helped to fight discrimination against AIDS victims.
  • She lent her support to some of the most prestigious charitable organizations like the Leprosy Mission.
  • Diana was the President of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.
  • She was an active member of the British Red Cross Society of which she was the Vice-President.
  • Princess Diana supported 118 charities.
  • Diana admired strong women, from Mother Teresa to Madonna and Margaret Thatcher.
  • On August 31, 1997, Diana died following a car crash in the Pont D’Alma tunnel in Paris.
  • Princess Diana was buried with a set of rosary beads, which were a gift from Mother Teresa.
  • After her death, Tony Blair, referred to Princess Diana as the ‘People’s Princess’.
  • Her charitable work is now carried forward by her son Harry who is said to be following in his mother’s footsteps.
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