Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Princess Diana - Getting to Know Her

Diana Frances Mountbatten-Windsor, nee Spencer was born on July 1, 1961. She died on August 31, 1997.

She is most often referred to as "Princess Diana", but in actuality this is not her correct title. Diana, Princess of Wales is her proper title.

She was married to HRH The Prince Charles, Prince of Wales for 15 years.

She was mother of the second and third in line to the British throne, HRH Prince William of Wales and HRH Prince Henry of Wales. William's nickname is "Wills" and Henry uses the name "Harry".

She became one of the world's most photographed and popular celebrities. The public enjoyed her fresh outlook and down-to-earth attitude which she stayed true to throughout her life.

Humphrey Bogart was her 7th cousin.

She was a descendant of King Charles 1 of England.

She was an accomplished pianist and a daring and bold bridge player.

Princess Diana - A Legendary

Even after more than 10 years after her tragic death, Princess Diana is still as much alive because no one can ever forget her. Such a beautiful and lovely person, it is such a loss to the whole world. I remembered when I first heard the news, I almost burst into tears. That is such a surprise coz I never know her in person other than a world celebrity. And I heard from a friend who worked in the press, some group of girls cried uncontrollably when they heard the news. And we're not even Britons.

And every now and then, when I hear news about her and her death, there's always a lump in my throat. Sometimes a tear or two shed. That much impact on me for a stranger is incomprehensible.

Princess Diana was a living legend when she was alive, and now she is truly a legend for the world....