Remembering Princess Diana on her birth anniversary

Jul 01, 2018, 07:00 IST
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    Lady Diana with Prince Charles at their wedding at St Paul Cathedral, London on 29th July 1981. After the ceremony, the couple made the traditional appearance on the balcony of Buckingham Palace. The ceremony featured many use of the state carriages and roles for the Foot Guards and Household Cavalry (Pic-AFP)

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    3,500 guests made up the congregation at St Paul's Cathedral. Charles and Diana selected St Paul's over Westminster Abbey, the traditional site of royal weddings, because St. Paul's offered more seating and permitted a longer procession through London

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    Diana, Princess of Wales, in her wedding dress. Her wedding was made of ivory silk taffeta, decorated with lace, hand embroidery, sequins, and 10,000 pearls. It was designed by Elizabeth and David Emanuel and had a 25-foot train of ivory taffeta and antique lace

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    Princess of Wales, Diana cuts a pretty picture during her visit to the Footscray Park in suburb of Melbourne, Australia.

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    Diana on a skiing trip in Austria with Prince Harry (R) and a family friend. Pic/AFP

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    Princess Diana (L), her sons Harry (2nd L) and William (2nd R), and Prince Charles (R) watch the parade march past as part of the commemorations of VJ Day on August 19 in London. The commemoration was held outside Buckingham Palace and was attended by 15,000 veterans and tens-of-thousands of spectators. Pic/AFP

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    The Princess of Wales sits on Banana Beach in West Indies as children in her group play on January 4, 1993. Pic/AFP

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    The Princess of Wales walks through the surf while at Indian Castle Beach on January 2, 1993 during her Nevis, West Indies vacation with her sons. Pic/AFP

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    Princess of Wales Lady Diana (L) shakes hand with actress Elizabeth Taylor at the end of the performance of The Little Foxes in London, on March 8, 1982. Pic/AFP

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    The Princess of Wales, patron of Headway,the National Head Injuries Association, attends a lunch hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce on December 10, 1992 in London. The Princess is flanked by British author and politician, Lord Jeffrey Archer(L) and former Chancellor of the Exchequer, Lord Denis Healey, both dressed as Santa Claus. Pic/AFP

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    the Prince and Princess of Wales during their visit to South Korea on November 2, 1992.

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    The Prince and Princess of Wales stand at the memorial to the British Gloster Regiment at Seoul, Korea. (Pic-AFP)

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    At her charitable best: Diana, has a cuddle with one of the babies, during her visit at Angola's health post to see the work of the British Red cross in action. Pic/AFP

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    Talking to a patient at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta during a six-day visit to India on February 15, 1992. Pic/AFP

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    Prince and Princess of Wales watch Indonesian tribal dancers in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on November 5, 1989. Pic/AFP

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    Prince and Princess of Wales watch Indonesian tribal dancers in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on November 5, 1989. Pic/AFP

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    On her last journey: The Royal Standard-draped coffin of Princess Diana is carried on a gun carriage of the King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery. She suffered a fatal accident on 31 August 1997. (Pic-AFP)

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    Wedding bells: Lady Diana with Prince Charles at their wedding at St Paul Cathedral, London on 29th July 1981. (Pic-AFP)

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It is Diana, Princess of Wales's birth anniversary today. Fondly remembered as 'people's princess', here are glimpses into the life of 20th century's most celebrated Princess.

 

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