Curated Collections of the Most Useful Facts.

What's This?
Princess Diana of Wales

Princess Diana of Wales

Diana, Princess of Wales, was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, whom she married on 29 July 1981, and member of the British Royal Family.


Curated by

Renee Taylor

Renee Taylor

17 Knowledge Cards

Views    525

Share     twitter share  

Curated Facts

Many believe Prince Charles would have gained from Diana's death. It would make it easier for him to marry Camilla Parker Bowles. In October 1996, Diana said, "My husband is planning an accident in my car - break failure and serious injury - in order to make the path clear for him to marry." Hewitt, Diana's former lover, said in a television documentary

Article: Princess Diana's Life
Source: Princess Diana's Life

Many conspiracy theories exist revolving around Princess Diana's death. None have ever been solidly proven, but many statements suggest a possible assassination, not just an accident.

Article: Princess Diana's Life
Source: Princess Diana's Life

She was 36. Her companion, Harrod's heir Dodi Fayed, and their chauffeur died at the crash scene.

Diana, Princess of Wales, died at 4 a.m. after going into cardiac arrest, doctors told a news conference at Paris' Hospital de la Pitie Salpetriere.

Article: Princess Diana dead after...
Source: CNN

The tragic death of Diana, Princess of Wales occurred on Sunday 31 August 1997 following a car accident in Paris, France.

Article: Diana, Princess of Wales ...
Source: Diana, Princess of Wales ...

Remembered for her charm, compassion, timeless beauty and classic style; Princess Diana continues to be an icon of inspiration to millions of people worldwide.

Source: Diana: Legacy of A Princ...

During her marriage the Princess undertook a wide range of royal duties. Family was very important to the Princess, who had two sons: Prince William and Prince Henry (Harry). After her divorce from The Prince of Wales, the Princess continued to be regarded as a member of the Royal Family.

Article: Background
Source: Background

Diana moved to London before she turned seventeen.  She lived in her mother's flat, as her mother then was living most of the year in Scotland. Soon afterward an apartment was purchased by her father as an 18th birthday present in the Earls Court area of the Kensington and Chelsea. She lived there until 1981 with three flatmates.

Article: Princess Diana: Adulthood
Source: Princess Diana Biography:...

Diana attended Riddlesworth Hall before attending boarding school at West Heath School. She then attended finishing school at Institut Alpin Videmanette in Switzerland and went on to teach kindergarten at Young England in London.

Article: Princess Diana: Biography...
Source: Yahoo! Voices

Diana Frances Spencer was born in Sandringham, Norfolk, England on July 1, 1961. She was the daughter of Edward John Spencer and Frances Ruth Burke Roche. Diana's parents divorced in 1969 and her father took custody of her and her siblings. When her father became Earl Spencer in 1975, she became Lady Diana Spencer.

Article: Princess Diana: Biography...
Source: Yahoo! Voices

After leaving school she got a job as a nanny and part time cook. Later she took a assistant teaching post at a kindergarten school in Knightsbridge, London. It was whilst working as an assistant here that she was first introduced to her future husband Charles. The romanticised courtship gained intense media speculation and in 1981 they were married at Westminster Abbey London. The wedding was watched by millions from around the globe.

Article: Princess Diana Childhood ...
Source: Childhood Princess Diana