Princess Diana: a life in pictures
Twenty-four years ago today, Britain’s Princess Diana was killed in a car accident. Let’s take a look at her life through pictures.
She was born on July 1, 1961, in Sandringham, United Kingdom. She was the youngest among her siblings.
After the divorce between the parents, she sometimes lived with her mother and sometimes with her father.
After completing her schooling, she did various jobs in London. Such as taking care of children, etc.
Following rumours of a friendship with the Prince of Wales, the media began to pursue Diana.
Diana and Prince Charles were formally engaged on February 24, 1981. Her engagement ring was worth 30,000 pounds.
Princess Diana and Prince Charles were married on July 29, 1981, at St. Paul’s Cathedral, in London.
Millions of people around the world watched their wedding scenes on their television screens, while 600,000 people stood on the side of the road on their way from church to palace.
Within a year of their marriage, on June 21, 1982, the royal couple gave birth to their first child, Prince William.
Diana wanted to raise her children like normal children. Prince William was the first child of the royal family to enter the nursery and go to school like other children instead of studying at home with a teacher.
On September 15, 1984, their second son was born.
She danced at the White House during her official visit to the United States. Even before becoming part of the royal family, their costumes have been the focus of public attention.
The distances between Diana and Prince Charles in the eighties could not be hidden from the public.
Diana was a very loving mother to her children. According to Prince Harry, “she was the most naughty mother.”
Princess Diana and Prince Charles formally divorced on August 28, 1996. In June of the following year, she auctioned off 79 of her garments and donated 35 3.5 million to charities.
On August 31, 1997, Princess Diana was killed in a car accident.