63 Facts About Princess Diana

1. Princess Diana was born into the British Spencer family, different branches of which hold the titles of Duke of Marlborough, Earl Spencer, Earl of Sunderland, and Baron Churchill of Whichwood.

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2. Princess Diana's is still sometimes referred to in the media as "Lady Diana Spencer" or simply as "Lady Di".

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3. Princess Diana's received it as a tribute for her 10-year cooperation with the British Lung Foundation.

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4. Princess Diana was an inspiration for Off-White's Spring 2018 show at Paris Fashion Week in 2017.

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5. Princess Diana was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1989.

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6. Princess Diana's wore ensembles by fashion companies such as Versace, Armani, Chanel, Dior and Clarks.

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7. Princess Diana made her debut as a Sloane Ranger in 1979 with a gown by Regamus.

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8. Princess Diana chose not to practice some of the royal clothing traditions such as putting aside the tradition of wearing gloves as she believed it would prevent a direct connection with the people she met, such as those affected by serious diseases like AIDS patients.

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9. Princess Diana chose her dressing style based on both the Royal Family's demands and popular modern styles in Britain, and developed her personal fashion trend.

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10. Princess Diana was a fashion icon whose style was emulated by women around the world.

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11. Princess Diana's believed that Diana was a "victim of her own poor judgment" as she lost social privilege by doing the Panorama interview.

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12. In 2002, Princess Diana ranked third on the BBC's poll of the 100 Greatest Britons, above the Queen and other British monarchs.

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13. In 1997, the Princess Diana was one of the runners-up for Time magazine's person of the Year.

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14. Princess Diana was the very essence of compassion, of duty, of style, of beauty.

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15. Princess Diana had become what Prime Minister Tony Blair called the "People's Princess", an iconic national figure.

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16. On 31 August 2007, a memorial service for Princess Diana took place in the Guards Chapel.

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17. Princess Diana left her butler Paul Burrell around $80,000 in cash.

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18. Princess Diana's is said to have spoken of her distress when "he" ended their relationship.

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19. In May 1996, Princess Diana visited Lahore upon invitation of Imran Khan, a relative of Hasnat Khan, and visited the latter's family in secret.

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20. Princess Diana's moved her offices to Kensington Palace but was permitted "to use the state apartments at St James's Palace".

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21. Princess Diana's became the charity's patron in 1987 and visited the charity on a regular basis, meeting the sufferers at its centres or institutions including Rampton and Broadmoor.

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22. Princess Diana was a staunch and longtime supporter of charities and organisations that focused on social and mental issues, including Relate and Turning Point.

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23. Princess Diana used to take young William and Harry for private visits to Centrepoint services and homeless shelters.

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24. In November 1989, the Princess Diana visited a leprosy hospital in Indonesia.

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25. In January 1997, pictures of Princess Diana touring an Angolan minefield in a ballistic helmet and flak jacket were seen worldwide.

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26. Princess Diana was the patron of HALO Trust, an organisation that removes debris—particularly landmines—left behind by war.

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27. Princess Diana's was not averse to making physical contact with AIDS patients, though it was still unknown whether the disease could be spread that way.

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28. Princess Diana began her work with AIDS victims in the 1980s.

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29. Princess Diana's continued her work with the British Red Cross Anti-Personnel Land Mines Campaign, but was no longer listed as patron.

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30. In 1987, Princess Diana was awarded the Honorary Freedom of the City of London, the highest honour which is in the power of the City of London to bestow on someone.

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31. Princess Diana's made several lengthy visits each week to Royal Brompton Hospital, where she worked to comfort seriously ill or dying patients.

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32. Princess Diana's was patron of the Natural History Museum and president of the Royal Academy of Music.

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33. The Princess Diana developed an intense interest in serious illnesses and health-related matters outside the purview of traditional royal involvement, including AIDS and leprosy.

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34. Princess Diana's carried out 191 official engagements in 1988 and 397 in 1991.

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35. In June 1995, Princess Diana went to the Venice Biennale art festival, and visited Moscow where she received the International Leonardo Prize.

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36. Princess Diana's visited Mother Teresa's hospice in Kolkata, India, in 1992.

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37. In September 1991, the Princess Diana visited Pakistan on a solo trip, and went to Brazil with Charles.

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38. Princess Diana's embarked with the Prince of Wales on a tour of Japan, Indonesia, Spain, and Canada.

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39. In February 1984, Princess Diana was the patron of London City Ballet when she travelled to Norway on her own to attend a performance organised by the company.

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40. The Princess Diana made her inaugural overseas tour in September 1982, to attend the state funeral of Grace, Princess of Monaco.

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41. Princess Diana attended the State Opening of Parliament for the first time on 4 November 1981.

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42. Princess Diana lost the style "Her Royal Highness" and instead was styled Diana, Princess of Wales.

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43. In 1989, Princess Diana confronted Camilla about her and Charles's extramarital affair at a birthday party for Camilla's sister.

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44. Princess Diana gave her sons wider experiences than was usual for royal children.

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45. The Princess Diana said she and the Prince were closest during her pregnancy with Harry.

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46. Princess Diana found that although she had suffered severe bruising, the foetus was uninjured.

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47. Princess Diana wore a dress valued at £9,000 with a 25-foot train.

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48. At the altar, Princess Diana inadvertently reversed the order of Charles's first two names, saying "Philip Charles" Arthur George instead.

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49. Princess Diana's made her first public appearance with Prince Charles in a charity ball in March 1981 at Goldsmiths' Hall, where she met the Princess of Monaco.

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50. Princess Diana was the first Englishwoman to marry the first in line to the throne since Anne Hyde over 300 years earlier, and she was the first royal bride to have a paying job before her engagement.

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51. Princess Diana was then dating her older sister, Lady Sarah.

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52. Princess Diana's lived there with three flatmates until 25 February 1981.

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53. Princess Diana spent time working as a nanny for the Robertsons, an American family living in London, and worked as a nursery teacher's assistant at the Young England School in Pimlico.

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54. Princess Diana excelled in swimming and diving, and studied ballet and tap dance.

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55. Princess Diana's showed a talent for music as an accomplished pianist.

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56. Princess Diana's joined her sisters at West Heath Girls' School in Sevenoaks, Kent, in 1973.

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57. Princess Diana's began her formal education at Silfield Private School in Gayton, Norfolk, and moved to Riddlesworth Hall School, an all-girls boarding school near Thetford, when she was nine.

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58. Princess Diana's resented Raine, whom she called a "bully", and on one occasion Diana "pushed her down the stairs".

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59. Princess Diana lived with her mother in London during her parents' separation in 1967, but during that year's Christmas holidays, Lord Althorp refused to let Diana return to London with Lady Althorp.

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60. Princess Diana was involved with dozens of charities including London's Great Ormond Street Hospital for children, of which she was president from 1989.

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61. Princess Diana's was celebrated for her charity work and for her support of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines.

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62. Princess Diana was born into the Spencer family, a family of British nobility, and she was the youngest daughter of Viscount and Viscountess Althorp.

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63. Princess Diana's was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, the heir apparent to the British throne, and the mother of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex.

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