A Few Hidden Facts about Princess Diana’s Life

Those who have witnessed the charm of Princess Diana can never forget her magnificent aura and the way she carried herself. She was known for her immense love for kids and charity work all over the world. However, there are certain veiled facts about the Britain’s Princess that many of you must not be knowing.


If you are curious about her life and wish to explore it by making a visit to the Princess Diana Museum, then before you plan your visit check out some of the facts that are unknown or veiled from the world about the People’s Princess below –

  • Diana Frances Spencer, was the fourth child and third daughter of John Spencer who held the title of Earl and Frances Roche. Her family was one of the most distinguished families of Britain. Her parents were married at Westminster Abbey and the ceremony was attended by Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Princess Diana was the fourth cousin to Sir Winston Churchill, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during World War II. The full name of Sir Winston Churchill is Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill.
  • Princess Diana was homeschooled under the supervision of a governess before she began to attend school at the age of nine.
  • Princess Diana began her career as a dance instructor and a kindergarten assistant (as she loved kids a lot).
  • Princess Diana got married to Princes Charles, the oldest child of Queen Elizabeth II at the age of 22 years.
  • The royal wedding of Princess Diana and the Prince of Wales took place at St Paul’s Cathedral in London on July 29, 1981, and their wedding was telecasted on global television which was witnessed by audience of over 750 million people. After her wedding she was known as Princess of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, Duchess of Rothesay, and Countess of Chester.
  • Diana has two sons William and Harry. Prince William is the current Duke of Cambridge and is second in the line of succession to the British throne.
  • Diana’s divorce from Prince Charles was finalized in 1996 and in the settlement she received 17 million pounds and an annual amount of 400,000 pounds.
  • As Diana was the mother of the heir to the throne, Buckingham Palace made a statement that she will still be the member of the Royal Family despite of the divorce.
  • The funeral of Diana at Westminster Abbey was one of the most watched events in television history as it was viewed by approximately two billion people.
  • “Candle in the Wind” sung by Sir Elton John at her funeral was the number one song of the year 1997. The song was the remake of the 1973 version which was written in honor of Marilyn Monroe.
  • Diana’s grave is on an island on the property of the Althorp Estate, a 13,000-acre property in the countryside near Northampton. This oval path around the island is lined with 36 oak trees to represent each year of her life.

If you are willing to learn more such fascinating yet hidden facts about the People’s Princess, then do visit Princess Dina Museum once.



The Princess Diana Museum has one of the largest collections in the world with over 1,700 of Diana’s most iconic, carefully curated, personal and historical artifacts displayed in a 3D interactive environment that span Diana’s lifetime from early childhood through her teenage years, until her tragic death depicting her incredible life and legacy. To know more visit https://www.theprincessandtheplatypus.org/

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