Lady Diana’s life in pictures

  • Slide 1 of 29: Over two decades after her shocking death, the far-reaching influence of the Princess of Wales remains. Her sons, Prince Harry and Prince William, have carried on her legacy, and to this day her loss is felt throughout the world.In honor of Lady Di, take a look at the work, the efforts, and the life of the People's Princess in the following gallery. Click on. Slideshow 1/29 SLIDES © Getty Images Lady Diana’s life in pictures Over two decades after her shocking death, the far-reaching influence of the Princess of Wales remains. Her sons, Prince Harry and Prince William, have carried on her legacy, and to this day her loss is felt throughout the world.In honor of Lady Di, take a look at the work, the efforts, and the life of the People’s Princess in the following gallery. Click on.
  • Slide 2 of 29: Diana Frances Spencer was born on July 1, 1961. She was the third of four children. Slideshow 2/29 SLIDES © BrunoPress Diana Spencer Diana Frances Spencer was born on July 1, 1961. She was the third of four children.
  • Slide 3 of 29: Diana's parents divorced when she was six years old. Her father, John Spencer, was given full custody of the children. Slideshow 3/29 SLIDES © BrunoPress Diana Spencer Diana’s parents divorced when she was six years old. Her father, John Spencer, was given full custody of the children.
  • Slide 4 of 29: At the age of 13, Diana is given the title of Lady after her grandfather dies and her father inherits the title Earl of Spencer and the Althorp estate. Slideshow 4/29 SLIDES © BrunoPress Lady Diana At the age of 13, Diana is given the title of Lady after her grandfather dies and her father inherits the title Earl of Spencer and the Althorp estate.
  • Slide 5 of 29: Lady Diana was educated at the prestigious West Heath Girls' School in Kent. She was never academic but excelled in PE and music. Slideshow 5/29 SLIDES © Getty Images Lady Diana Lady Diana was educated at the prestigious West Heath Girls’ School in Kent. She was never academic but excelled in PE and music.
  • Slide 6 of 29: In 1977, Lady Diana met Prince Charles. He was dating her older sister, Lady Sarah. Slideshow 6/29 SLIDES © Getty Images Lady Sarah In 1977, Lady Diana met Prince Charles. He was dating her older sister, Lady Sarah.
  • Slide 7 of 29: A couple of years later, Prince Charles noticed Lady Diana during a summer weekend in the countryside. He later invited her on a sailing trip aboard the Royal Yacht. Slideshow 7/29 SLIDES © Getty Images Lady Diana A couple of years later, Prince Charles noticed Lady Diana during a summer weekend in the countryside. He later invited her on a sailing trip aboard the Royal Yacht.
  • Slide 8 of 29: Prince Charles and Lady Diana announced their engagement a year later, showcasing the famous sapphire engagement ring. Slideshow 8/29 SLIDES © Getty Images Lady Diana Prince Charles and Lady Diana announced their engagement a year later, showcasing the famous sapphire engagement ring.
  • Slide 9 of 29: According to 'Diana: Her True Story,' her protective officer warned her, saying, "I just want you to know that this is your last night of freedom ever, in the rest of your life, so make the most of it," before helping her move out of her London apartment. Slideshow 9/29 SLIDES © Getty Images Lady Diana According to ‘Diana: Her True Story,’ her protective officer warned her, saying, “I just want you to know that this is your last night of freedom ever, in the rest of your life, so make the most of it,” before helping her move out of her London apartment.
  • Slide 10 of 29: Lady Diana, 20, wed Prince Charles, 32, at St Paul's Cathedral in front of 2,500 guests. Slideshow 10/29 SLIDES © BrunoPress HRH Princess Diana Lady Diana, 20, wed Prince Charles, 32, at St Paul’s Cathedral in front of 2,500 guests.
  • HRH Princess Diana Lady Diana, 20, wed Prince Charles, 32, at St Paul’s Cathedral in front of 2,500 guests.
  • Slide 11 of 29: The wedding was broadcast in 74 countries and watched by 750 million worldwide. Slideshow 11/29 SLIDES © BrunoPress HRH Princess Diana The wedding was broadcast in 74 countries and watched by 750 million worldwide.
  • Slide 12 of 29: Lady Diana immediately committed to her royal duties as the future Queen of England. Slideshow 12/29 SLIDES © Getty Images HRH Princess Diana Lady Diana immediately committed to her royal duties as the future Queen of England.
  • Slide 13 of 29: The couple's first son, Prince William Arthur Philip Louis, was born on June 21, 1982. Slideshow 13/29 SLIDES © BrunoPress HRH Princess Diana The couple’s first son, Prince William Arthur Philip Louis, was born on June 21, 1982.
  • Slide 14 of 29: The couple's second son, Prince Henry Charles Albert David, commonly known as Harry, was born on September 15, 1984. Slideshow 14/29 SLIDES © BrunoPress HRH Princess Diana The couple’s second son, Prince Henry Charles Albert David, commonly known as Harry, was born on September 15, 1984.
  • Slide 15 of 29: After the birth of their second child, rumors of difficulties in the royal marriage surfaced. Slideshow 15/29 SLIDES © Getty Images HRH Princess Diana After the birth of their second child, rumors of difficulties in the royal marriage surfaced.
  • Slide 16 of 29: The couple continued their public duties but led separate lives. Slideshow 16/29 SLIDES © Getty Images HRH Princess Diana The couple continued their public duties but led separate lives.
  • Slide 17 of 29: Prime Minister John Major announced Charles and Diana's separation in 1992. In 1995, Buckingham Palace confirmed that Queen Elizabeth had written to the couple advising them to divorce. Slideshow 17/29 SLIDES © Getty Images HRH Princess Diana Prime Minister John Major announced Charles and Diana’s separation in 1992. In 1995, Buckingham Palace confirmed that Queen Elizabeth had written to the couple advising them to divorce.
  • Slide 18 of 29: Prince Charles and Lady Diana agreed on the divorce terms. Lady Diana was awarded a reported £17 million (US$26 million) settlement, as well as about £400,000 (US$625,000) per year, but was stripped of the title “Royal Highness” and instead referred to as Diana, Princess of Wales. Slideshow 18/29 SLIDES © Getty Images Diana, Princess of Wales Prince Charles and Lady Diana agreed on the divorce terms. Lady Diana was awarded a reported £17 million (US$26 million) settlement, as well as about £400,000 (US$625,000) per year, but was stripped of the title “Royal Highness” and instead referred to as Diana, Princess of Wales.
  • Slide 19 of 29: Lady Diana continued with her philanthropic work. She became a patron of over 100 charities and led a worldwide campaign to eliminate landmines. Slideshow 19/29 SLIDES © Getty Images The People’s Princess Lady Diana continued with her philanthropic work. She became a patron of over 100 charities and led a worldwide campaign to eliminate landmines.
  • Slide 20 of 29: She went on to highlight the plight of those marginalized by society. Her work with HIV/AIDS and leprosy challenged misconceptions surrounding the diseases. Slideshow 20/29 SLIDES © Getty Images The People’s Princess She went on to highlight the plight of those marginalized by society. Her work with HIV/AIDS and leprosy challenged misconceptions surrounding the diseases.
  • Slide 21 of 29: Lady Diana routinely visited hospitals at home and abroad and spent time talking with patients. Slideshow 21/29 SLIDES © BrunoPress The People’s Princess Lady Diana routinely visited hospitals at home and abroad and spent time talking with patients.
  • Slide 22 of 29: Lady Diana displayed great empathy for those in need. She was dubbed "The People's Princess" and "Queen of People's Hearts." Slideshow 22/29 SLIDES © BrunoPress The People’s Princess Lady Diana displayed great empathy for those in need. She was dubbed “The People’s Princess” and “Queen of People’s Hearts.”
  • Slide 23 of 29: Soon after her divorce, Lady Diana visited Angola, where she was seen walking through a minefield wearing a visor and bomb-proof breastplate. Slideshow 23/29 SLIDES © Getty Images The People’s Princess Soon after her divorce, Lady Diana visited Angola, where she was seen walking through a minefield wearing a visor and bomb-proof breastplate.
  • Slide 25 of 29: In the early hours of August 31, 1997, their driver crashed into a cement pylon, killing himself and Dodi Fayed instantly. Diana and her bodyguard, Trevor Rees-Jones, are rushed to hospital. Slideshow 25/29 SLIDES © BrunoPress August 31, 1997 In the early hours of August 31, 1997, their driver crashed into a cement pylon, killing himself and Dodi Fayed instantly. Diana and her bodyguard, Trevor Rees-Jones, are rushed to hospital.
  • Slide 26 of 29: Lady Diana is pronounced dead at 4 am at Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris, aged 36. Slideshow 26/29 SLIDES © Getty Images August 31, 1997 Lady Diana is pronounced dead at 4 am at Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris, aged 36.
  • Slide 27 of 29: Millions around the world watched Lady Diana's funeral procession. Tabloid newspapers with sensational headlines about the Diana and Dodi affair were pulled from newsstands. Slideshow 27/29 SLIDES © BrunoPress September 6, 1997 Millions around the world watched Lady Diana’s funeral procession. Tabloid newspapers with sensational headlines about the Diana and Dodi affair were pulled from newsstands.
  • Slideshow 28/29 SLIDES © Getty Images Lady Diana Diana’s family established a charitable fund in her name and raised over £100 million (US$161 million) in donations.
  • Slide 29 of 29: Princess Diana’s memory still lives on through memorials, books, charitable organizations, and her two sons.See also: The hugs we miss! The best royal PDA moments Slideshow 29/29 SLIDES © BrunoPress Lady Diana Princess Diana’s memory still lives on through memorials, books, charitable organizations, and her two sons.See also: The hugs we miss! The best royal PDA moments

Lady Diana

Princess Diana’s memory still lives on through memorials, books, charitable organizations, and her two sons.

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I am interested in writing short stories for my pleasure and my family's but although I have published four family books I will not go down that path again but still want what I write out there so I will see how this goes

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