31 August 1997
Lady Diana Spencer, simply known as Princess Diana was born in 1961. She married the Prince of Wales and heir to the throne of England, Charles, and became the royal Princess of Wales. Their tumultuous marriage ended in 1996. At the time of her death they had two sons. A year later, Diana got involved with Egyptian film producer Dodi Fayed. They were both killed in an accident following a high speed chase by photographers in the Pont de l’Alma tunnel in Paris. Diana was loved all over the world for her charitable spirit and her philanthropic work. She was involved in causes for the removal of land mines and combating HIV/Aids. In 2002, former president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela announced the Mandela Children’s Fund would launch a joint venture with the Princess Diana Memorial Fund to fight HIV/Aids in South Africa.