10 Facts about Lady Diana

Post On: December 2, 2016
By: Agustina
In: People

The following Facts about Lady Diana will discuss the Prince of Wales. She was born on 1st July 1961 and died on 31st August 1997. Her birth name is Diana Frances Spencer. Diana was married to Prince of Wales, Charles. He is the first child of Queen Elizabeth. Her father was John Spencer. In the family, she was the third daughter.  Let us check other interesting facts about Lady Diana below:

Facts about Lady Diana 1: the early life

Lady Diana spent her childhood time in Park House. She lived to Switzerland and England to get great education.

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lady diana facts

Facts about Lady Diana 2: the nobility

Diana was from a noble family. The title Earl of Spencer went to her father. In this case, Diana earned the title as Lady Diana Spencer.

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lady diana pic

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Facts about Lady Diana 3: the royal wedding

At least 750 million people watched the royal wedding of Lady Diana and Prince Charles on television on 29th July 1981. The wedding was conducted at St Paul’s Cathedral.

Facts about Lady Diana 4: the new title

Lady Diana got a new title after she married the Prince of Wales. Her titles while married included Baroness of Renfrew, Duchess of Cornwall, Princess of Wales, Countess of Chester and Duchess of Rothesay.

Facts about Lady Diana 5: the children

Diana gave birth two sons. They are Prince William and Prince Harry.  The former prince is on the second line of the English throne. Harry was on the third line by the time they were born.

Facts about Lady Diana 6: the royal duties

Lady Diana embraced various royal duties as Princess of Wales. People love Diana due to her charity work. In 1989, she was appointed as the President for London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital for children.

facts about lady diana

facts about lady diana

Facts about Lady Diana 7: media

People were always curious about the life of Diana during and after her marriage of Charles. On 28 August 1996, she and Charles divorced.

Facts about Lady Diana 8: the death

On 31 August 1997, Lady Diana passed away in a car crash in Paris. Public was sad about the news. The funeral was televised worldwide.

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Facts about Lady Diana 9: the engagement with Prince Charles

On 24 February 1981, she was officially engaged to Prince Charles. The engagement ring was a 12-carat oval blue Ceylon sapphire ring surrounded by 14 solitaire diamonds.

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lady diana

Facts about Lady Diana 10: the beautiful wedding gown

During the wedding, Diana wore a beautiful gown, which cost £9,000. The train of the dress was 7.62-m long.

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