Today marks the
of the death of
Diana, Princess Of Wales
Diana died on Sunday, August 31 1997, when she was aged just 36. She was survived by her two sons
Prince William, then 15, and Prince Harry, who was 12 at the time.
which killed boyfriend Dodi Fayed and driver Henri Paul, in the early hours of the morning.
Diana sadly died from her injuries hours later at the Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital.
The tragic passing of the People’s Princess sparked an outpouring of public grief in the UK and around the globe.
Diana was reportedly laid to rest in the centre of The Oval lake. Her grave is not publicly accessible,
though visitors to the Althorp Estate can pay their respects at a dedicated memorial.
The burial took place privately, after a public funeral on Saturday, September 6 1997.