Princess Diana Facts

Princess Diana Facts
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Name
Diana Frances Spencer

Date of Birth
July 1, 1961

Place of Birth
Norfolk, England

Date of Death
August 31, 1997

Birth Family
John Spencer and Frances Shand Kydd

Marriage/Spouse
Prince Charles of Wales
Divorced on August 28, 1996

Children
Prince William and Prince Harry

Education
Local Day Schools
West Heath Girls’ School
Institute Alopin Videmanette: finishing school.

Career
Princess of Wales

Reason for Fame
Great interest in many causes that affect people, especially children.
Called the “Peoples’ Princess”
Killed in a car crash in Paris, France on August 31, 1997

Additional Information

  • Diana was the President of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.
  • She was also a most visible supporter of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines.
  • After her death, in 1997, she won the Nobel Peace Prize which many believed was a posthumous tribute for all the good works she had done over the years.