Diana, Princess of Wales
1 July 1961 to 31 August 1997
These Pages are Dedicated in Loving Memory Of Princess Diana
Features include a Biography Page, Pictures, and a Condolences Page.
Princess Diana was a true lady, beautiful in every way. She will be dearly missed by many!
Donations can be made by cheque or postal order to: The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund Kensington Palace, London, England, W8 4PU
FULL NAME: Diana Frances Spencer
TITLE: Her Royal Highness The Princess of Wales
BORN:July 1, 1961 at Park House, Sandringham, Norfolk
DIED:August 31, 1997 in Paris, France
MARRIED:Prince Charles on July 29, 1981, at St Paul’s Cathedral, London.
Watched by 750 million people worldwide on television.
CHILDREN:Prince William, born on June 21, 1982 and Prince Henry (Harry) on September 15, 1984,
both at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London
SEPARATED: December 9, 1992, announced by Prime Minister John Major in House of Commons.
HOMES:Kensington Palace, London
SCHOOL AND CAREER:1966 until 1974 : Riddlesworth Hall Prep School at Diss, Norfolk
1974-77 : West Heath near Sevenoaks, Kent
1977-78 : finishing school at the Institute Alpin Videmanette in Rougemont, Switzerland.
In 1979 she moved to a flat at Coleherne Court in London and for a while looked after the child of an American couple. She then worked as a kindergarten teacher at the Young England school in Pimlico, London.
On February 24, 1981, it was announced that Lady Diana Spencer was to marry the Prince of Wales. She was the first Englishwoman to marry an heir to the throne in over 300 years.
Diana was involved with dozens of charities and had a particular interest in children and AIDS victims. She held honorary ranks with several regiments of the Armed Forces. She was an excellent pianist and is patron of several music organisations and charities.
She died on August 31st, 1997 of injuries suffered in a car crash in Paris, France.
BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENTS:Becoming the most famous woman in the world and raising awareness of several socialissues including AIDS, poverty, drug problems, homelessness. Promoting British fashion and the United Kingdom throughout the world.