Top 10 Interesting Facts about Diana Princess of Wales

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6. Wedding with Prince Charles


Princess Diana’s wedding to Prince Charles took place on the 29 of July, 1981. Their wedding had not only taken place at most grandest of venue and style, but was viewed by people across the whole world. Due to the immense popularity and love for Princess Diana, the wedding ceremony was aired on national television and was watched by almost 750 million people worldwide. Their ceremony was an event which couldn’t have been missed, because it was a royal wedding after all.

7. Her precious sparkler



During her time, the Princess of Wales had purchased a pretty expensive finger ring to be adorned, and which was worth 30,000 pounds by Garrard. Today, the price of that sparkler is almost 95,000 pounds. The ring consists of a 12 carat oval blue Ceylon sapphire fixed and set in 18 carat white gold, and surrounded by 14 solitaire diamonds. This ring was not only expensive but showed the elegance and royalty of their family. This ring is now adorned and belongs to Kate Middleton as a part of their legacy.

8. Her maternal grandmother was lady in waiting


The very famous Lady Fermoy was not only Princess Diana’s maternal grandmother, but was also lady in waiting for Prince Charles’ grandmother. Very few people actually know of this fact that Lady Fermoy was a close acquaintance of the Queen Mother.

9. Her custody was with her father


At the time of her parents’ divorce, there was a huge controversy as to whom the custody of Princess Diana and her siblings’ would go to. In most cases where it is usually the mother who is awarded the childrens’ custody, however in this case, the Princess’ father Earl Spencer was given the custody of Princess Diana and her three young siblings. Her father Earl Spencer had divorced her mother Frances Spencer due to some untimely issues.

10. A poor student


As surprising as it may sound, the Princess of Wales had failed her O level examinations twice, thus lighting the fact that she wasn’t really that strong when it came to studies and academics. Her talent in music and singing did wonders to her but the attempts at passing her O levels went to vain, and thus was regarded as a poor student at school.


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