Princess Diana Biography  

Diana Princess of Wales, also known by her nickname “The People's Princess”, was one of the most charismatic personalities of the British royal family. Lady Diana was born on 1 July 1961 in Sandringham, Norfolk, England. Lady Diana was just twenty years old when she married Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, in 1981.

Her aristocratic beauty and her royal status made her one of the most photographed women in the world. She has two sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, who are second and third respectively in line of succession to the British throne.

But the high profile marriage did not last long. Princess Diana and Prince Charles separated in 1992 and were divorced in 1996. After her divorce, Princess Diana devoted her time to charitable and humanitarian work. She did some remarkable work for underprivileged children, AIDS victims and drug abuse victims. In 1987, she became the first Royal person to shake hand with AIDS patients. She also championed the international anti-personnel landmine campaign, which went on to win the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1997.

She played a significant role in getting the Ottawa Treaty (Mine Ban Treaty) signed. The treaty put international ban on stockpiling, production and use of anti-personnel landmine. Princess Diana was associated with many charitable organizations and charity projects. Many charitable organizations raised substantial amounts of money by just having Princess Diana for few minutes. She was the Vice President of the British Red Cross Society and served as a member of International Red Cross advisory board. She was also the patron of British Deaf Association.

However, the tragic and sudden death of Princess Diana in a car accident shook the entire world. The world mourned the loss of “The People's Princess” with outpouring emotions and grief. The Princess died on 31 August 1997.

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Timeline-For-Princess-Diana      Diana, Princess of Wales and first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, was one of the most charismatic British royal figures in the history of Britain. She was a popular media figure and one of the most photogenic women in the world. She was also associated with charity work and was a patron of several charitable organizations. Her tragic death in a car accident shook the entire world. More..




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