PRINCESS DI : Diana, Princess of Wales Died 19 Years Ago Today At 36 y-o

Princess Diana
Princess Diana
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Princess Diana died from serious injuries in the early hours of August 31 1997 after a terrible car crash in Paris.  
Her tragic death led to a huge outpouring of grief among the British public who laid masses of floral tributes in her memory. As Britain marks the 19th anniversary of her death on Wednesday, here is a selection of photographs from her life. Diana, Princess of Wales (Diana Frances;[a] née Spencer; 1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997), was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, who is the eldest child and heir apparent ofQueen Elizabeth II.
Remembering Princess Diana
Princess Diana
Diana was born into a family of British nobility with royal ancestry as The Honourable Diana Spencer. She was the fourth child and third daughter of John Spencer, Viscount Althorpand the Honourable Frances Roche. She grew up in Park House, situated on the Sandringham estate, and was educated in England and Switzerland. In 1975, after her father inherited the title of Earl Spencer, she became Lady Diana Spencer.
Princess Diana as a mother
Princess Di and her boys
Princess Diana as a divorcee
Princess Diana the humanitarian
Her wedding to the Prince of Wales on 29 July 1981, held at St Paul's Cathedral, reached a global television audience of over 750 million people. While married, Diana bore the titlesPrincess of WalesDuchess of CornwallDuchess of RothesayCountess of Chester, and Baroness of Renfrew. The marriage produced two sons, the princes William and Harry, who were then respectively second and third in the line of succession to the British throne. As Princess of Wales, Diana undertook royal duties on behalf of the Queen and represented her at functions overseas. She was celebrated for her charity work and for her support of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines. She was involved with dozens of charities including London's Great Ormond Street Hospital for children, of which she was president from 1989.
Diana remained the object of worldwide media scrutiny during and after her marriage, which ended in divorce on 28 August 1996. Media attention and public mourning were extensive after her death in a car crash in Paris on 31 August 1997 and subsequent televised funeral.

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