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Did you know that Princess Diana was a devoted grandmother to her granddaughter Domenica Lawson?
Still considered as one of the beautiful ladies of all times, Princess Diana had an amazingly attractive life which was successful enough for us to get fascinated about everything related to her.
May it be her childhood, unseen pictures, charities, hobbies... or her mournful car crash, people remained updated with every information of her life.
Knowing more about her, here are some more interesting facts of her life.
When it was common for the upper-class children to get home tuition after Diana's parents got divorced she was sent to Riddlesworth Hall in Norfolk. And at the age of 12, she was sent to the West Heath School, which was a boarding school.
At the age of 16, she failed in two exams, following which she had to leave her West Heath School. After this, her father admitted her in a Swedish finishing school, but she wanted to return home.
After she had completed her finishing school, she worked as a part-time babysitter and also as a cleaning woman. After which she got employed at the Young England School.
When she was a child, she learned Ballet, but she became too tall to continue the Ballet practice. But because of her love towards the classical dance, she became a huge supporter of the English National Ballet which she continued life long.
When Diana was 16, she met Charles at a family gathering. At that time her sister, Lady Sarah Spencer was dating Prince Charles.
They got engaged when Diana was 19, Charles being senior to her by 12 years.
At the time when the royal engagement ring had to be custom made, Diana got to select hers from the catalog of Garrard jewelry.
The ring consisted 14 solitaire diamonds and a 12-carat sapphire which was set in white gold, which now belongs to Duchess Kate Middleton.
Diana wore her wedding dress, which was embroidered, had sequins and 10,000 pearls, in which she had several practice sessions.
This was the tradition of royal wedding vows.
Darren McGrady, who was her personal chef from a long time once shared that when she used to make this dish, Diana would often come to the kitchen and pick the raisins from the top.
The places included the Disney World, AID's clinic, homeless shelters and even McDonald's.
And she was usually seen wearing clothes in similar shades of Pink.
Charles Spencer, who is Diana's younger brother, has a daughter named Lady Kitty, who possess a resemblance of Diana.
She had put up 79 of her dresses, through which she raised $5.76 million to give charities for breast cancer and AIDS.
Earlier she was to be buried in Spencer family vault of a church, but then the plan changed to bury her on the grounds of Althorp Park to find a more private location. This place is her family home.