Princess Diana By: Alena LancasterWho was she “Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.” Princess Diana was born on july 1st, 1961. Princess Diana became Lady Diana Spencer after her father inherited the title of Earl Spencer in 1975. Diana and Prince Charles had two sons soon after their marriage, but then got divorced a couple years later. She is remembered as the “People’s Princess” because of her widespread popularity and global humanitarian efforts. Sadly Diana died at age 36 on August 31, 1997.Childhood Diana’s full name at birth was Diana Frances Spencer. She had always wanted to be a dancer or ballerina when she grew up, but she grew up to be 5’10 and was to tall to be a dancer. She also excelled in many different activities such as swimming, diving, tennis, and skiing. She tried horseback riding but developed a fear of riding after falling off a horse. School Life Diana was homeschooled until age nine, she went to Riddlesworth Hall from nine to twelve years old, the she went to West Health from ages twelve to sixteen. She the dropped out of that school and Institut Alpin Videmanette. Diana Failed O-levels twice then dropped out at age sixteen. FamilyDiana’s parents were Frances Shand Kydd, and John Spencer. At age 6 Diana’s parents got divorced. Diana wasn’t an only child, she had five siblings. Charles Spencer, Lady Sarah McCorquodale, Jane Fellowes, Baroness Fellowes, and John Spencer. Diana got married to a wonderful man named Prince Charles, on July 29, 1981. Becoming a Princess When she got married to charles she then became Princess Diana. On June 21, 1982 they had their first child; Prince William Arthur Philip Louis. On September 15, 1984 Prince Henry Charles Albert David was born. They got married at St. Paul’s Cathedral, City of London, United KIngdom. Diana and Prince Charles got divorced in December of 1982, they finalized it in 1996. Death Diana died on August 31, 1997 from a horrible car crash. She died as a result of injuries sustained in a car crash in the Pont de l’Alma road tunnel in Paris, France. Her companion, Dodi Fayed, and the driver of the Mercedes S280, Henri Paul, were pronounced dead at the scene. On the morning of September 6, Diana’s funeral procession commenced from Kensington Palace, her coffin resting on a gun carriage drawn by six black horses. An estimated 2.5 million people tuned in on television to watch the ceremony at Westminster Abbey. Before Diana died she was pictured walking in a land mine wearing a visor and a bomb proof breastplate.