Born Diana Spencer on July 1, 1961, Princess Diana became Lady Diana Spencer after her father inherited the title of Earl Spencer in 1975. She married heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, on July 29, 1981. They had two sons and later divorced in 1996. Diana died in a car crash after trying to escape the paparazzi in Paris on the night of August 30, 1997.
Member of the English nobility, born in 1961 in Norfolk, England, and daughter of Earl Spencer, became known worldwide in 1981 to marry Prince Charles, son of Elizabeth II. The marriage produced two sons, William and Henry. Charles and Diana had a tough, ruthlessly undermined and reported by several scandals privacy. The divorce took place in 1996. Diana renounced the title but kept the royal highness princess. Maintained a role in public life, campaigning against the use of anti-personnel mines, endeavoring to charities, etc.. He died in 1997, the victim of an automobile accident which occurred in Paris.