Diana, Princess of Wales
Princess of Wales; Duchess of Rothesay
Diana, Princess of Wales
Born 1 July 1961(1961-07-01)
Sandringham, Norfolk, England, UK
Died 31 August 1997 (aged 36)
Paris, France
Burial 6 September 1997
Althorp, Northamptonshire, England, UK
Spouse Charles, Prince of Wales (m. 1981; div. 1996)
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge
Prince Henry of Wales
Full name Diana Frances Spencer
Royal House Spencer (by birth)
Windsor (by marriage)
Father John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer
Mother Frances Shand Kydd

Diana, Princess of Wales (Diana Frances; née Spencer; 1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997), was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, who is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II.

Diana was born into a family of British nobility with royal ancestry as The Honourable Diana Spencer. She was the fourth child and third daughter of John Spencer, Viscount Althorp and the Honourable Frances Roche. She grew up in Park House, situated on the Sandringham estate, and was educated in England and Switzerland. In 1975, after her father inherited the title of Earl Spencer, she became Lady Diana Spencer.

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