Princess Diana was a national treasure, and still is! She touched the hearts of millions with her powerful words and actions. For much of her life, she was the most famous woman in the world.
However, her life was cut short when she perished in a car wreck on August 31, 1997.
#1 – Princess Di
Have you ever wondered what Princess Diana would look like if she were alive today? She would be 56-years-old. Let’s take a look at her life..
#2 – Before Being A Princess
We know about her after she met and married Prince Charles, but she wasn’t a commoner herself: she had royal blood too, tracing back to Mary Queen of Scots.
#3 – Lady Diana Spencer
She was Lady Diana Spencer when she met Prince Charles. It was 1997 and Diana was 17. But it wasn’t until 1980 that he considered her as a potential bride. That’s when he invited her to meet his family.
#4 – The Wedding
Lady Diana was well received by the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. Twenty-year-old Diana married the Prince of Wales on 29 July 1981 becoming the Princess of Wales.
#5 – Television
The wedding was broadcast on television worldwide, and it was watched by 750 million people. Her dress was magnificent: it had 10,000 pearls on it and a train that ran 25 feet long.
#6 – Gentle And Kind
She was extremely famous and loved because of her gentleness and kindness. She was considered a champion of the people.
#7 – Public Eye
Even though she was always on the public eye, she was a rare example of grace and integrity. She dared to speak publicly about her struggles with depression and bulimia, which she developed immediately after getting engaged to Prince Charles.
#8 – A Humanitarian
The humanitarian causes she stood up for included being one of the first to adress HIV/AIDS when it was still taboo to even mention the disease.