The late Princess of Wales, Diana was born The Honourable Diana Frances Spencer on July 1, 1961 at Sandringam royal estate, Norfolk, England. Diana descended from a remarkable British noble family, her father was Edward John Spencer who became the 8th Earl of Althorp in 1975, her mother was The Honourable Frances Burke-Roche, daughter of the 4th Lord Fermoy. She has two sisters, Lady Sarah and Lady Jane and one brother, Charles Maurice, her father's heir.
Lady Diana Spencer attended an exclusive boarding school for girls, first at Riddlesworth then at Weath school. At the age of sixteen she dropped out from school so her father sent her to Switzerland and studied social and cultural subjects at the finishing school for girls but three months later, due to homesickness, she badgered her father to let her return home. She attended dance class and cookery courses in London and at the age of 18 was permitted by her parents to buy her own flat at Coleherne Court near Harrods. She worked at the All England Kindergarten School in Pimlico district.
In July 1980 she had a close encounter with the Prince of Wales in the house party by their common friends, Prince Charles, who had known Diana since 1977, noticed how much she had blossomed into a beautiful woman. Soon secret dates followed until they'll discovered by the press at the River dee in Scotland, the privacy of Lady Diana was effectively over since then.
Their official engagement was announced by the palace on February 1981. Diana left Coleherne Court and moved to Clarence House, few months before the royal wedding she moved to Buckingham Palace to get familiarize with the royal routine. The wedding of the century took place on July 29, 1981 at St.Paul Cathedral, London with more than 700 million viewers worldwide. She gave birth to her eldest son, Prince William on June 21, 1982, her second son, Prince Harry, followed two years later on September 25, 1984.
The Princess of Wales became the most beloved figure in the Kingdom next to the Queen Mother, people were mesmerized with her beauty, compassion and unique kindness. She radiated wherever she goes, she revolutionized her role by establishing many charities, she actively participated in different humanitarian crusade, most notably, the campaign against land mine in Africa. She became the most photographed and the most glamorous woman in the world.
She was a hands-on mother who personally collected her sons in school, she took them to extravagant vacations and made them her number one priority. Due to differences, she and Prince Charles separated in 1992 and divorced four years later. She remained a member of the British royal family because she was the mother of the future King.
In August 31, 1997, the car she was riding was slammed on the 13th pillar of Pont d'Alma tunnel in Paris, France after her driver avoided a throng of paparazzi. She died through massive internal injuries. He body was taken by Prince Charles to England and was draped in royal standard. She buried in Althorp, her family estate.