Diana Frances Spencer
Date of Birth
July 1, 1961
Place of Birth
Date of Death
August 31, 1997
John Spencer and Frances Shand Kydd
Prince Charles of Wales
Divorced on August 28, 1996
Prince William and Prince Harry
Local Day Schools
West Heath Girls’ School
Institute Alopin Videmanette: finishing school.
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
- 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.