What to Know About Princess Diana's Death 20 Years Ago

What to Know About Princess Diana's Death 20 Years Ago

Princess Charlotte may have inherited Princess Diana's talent for dancing, as the Duchess of Cambridge has just revealed that her two-year-old "absolutely loves to dance".

"Princess Diana had one of the purest of souls using her privileges to benefit people who were less fortunate than her", says Pegasus.

The pop icon memorably performed his moving song "Candle In The Wind" at Diana's funeral, a moment in the service many remember for its evocative power.

On the 20th anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, the Comet has reached into the archives to recall the day she visited Stevenage.

"She has made such a name, and her legacy has carried on".

He said: "The auto was in a mess and we just dealt with it like any road accident". Laying flickering candles in the dark, supporters met where tens of thousands had flocked in 1997 to mark the death of one of the most famous women in the world in a Paris vehicle crash.

Princess Diana was one of the most famous women in the world thrust into the spotlight at just 19 when she got engaged to Britain's Prince Charles.

"Their courage to be openly vulnerable and to talk about these issues is a mark of how the royal family has changed and an example of the role a modern royal family can play in British life", it said in an editorial.

Twenty years on, the world prepares to remember Princess Diana who died at the age of 36 on August 31, 1997 in Paris.

Mourners from across the globe are today paying their respects to the People's Princess by leaving flowers outside Kensington Palace.

To this day, the Kensington Palace in London, where she lived in the years that she was married to Prince Charles, is frequented by Diana's fans who lay bouquets and wreaths to mark her birthday and the anniversary of her death.

Diana's memory is now worth millions of pounds a year in accessories, souvenirs and exhibitions. Prince William and Harry visited Princess Diana's memorial garden, meeting representatives from charities and the public who had gathered to celebrate Diana's life.

"Then suddenly she's snapped away; if I can put it (this way), all of us lost somebody". Her boyfriend, Dodi Fayed, and her driver, Henri Paul, also died in the crash.

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