Diana, Princess Of Wales, Remains One Of The Most Beloved Figures Of The 20th Century, Almost Two Decades After Her Death

November 30, 2016 — It is hard to believe that it is almost 20 years since Diana, Princess of Wales died. 

She was possibly the world’s most famous woman at the time of her death, and certainly one of the most photographed. 

She was also one of the most beloved.

Marrying the Prince of Wales had brought her into the limelight, but her charity work, her beauty and style, her charisma and her ability to connect with people around the world made her a star in her own right.

Her shocking death upset people around the globe, disrupted the British Monarchy in ways no one could have anticipated and forced the royal family to deal with the tragedy they wanted to ignore. Almost two decades after her untimely death, she remains an immensely popular and divisive figure.

These 8 documentaries provide an in-depth look at the woman known as the “queen of people’s hearts.” Some were made before her death; some include the views of the royal family about the woman whose popularity far eclipsed their own.

Diana: A Portrait — This in-depth look at Diana’s life shows how the public “fairy tale” image projected onto the beautiful young princess was at odds with the difficult life and emotional trauma that were part of her everyday life.

Diana: Model Princess — Diana’s beauty and sense of style made her a fashion icon around the world. Take a look at some of the most beautiful outfits and jewelry worn by this stunning woman.

Princess Diana: In Search of Happiness — A loving portrait of a woman who rose from obscurity to become the most famous woman in the world, despite her own crippling self-doubts and emotional difficulties.

In the Name of Love: The Life and Death of Princess Diana — An inside look at the life and death of the woman who won the hearts of the world.

Princess Diana: Where Now? A Woman Alone — Her divorce from the Prince of Wales was unprecedented in modern times, and her path uncertain. But Diana retained the love of the British people — and the desire to use her fame for good.

Dangerous Indiscretions: The Decline of the House of Windsor — By the end of the 20th century, the scandals surrounding the divorces of the Prince and Princes of Wales, Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York and Prince Andrew and the dislike the public felt for Camilla Parker-Bowles, seen as the cause of the break-up of the marriage of the Prince of Wales, seriously damaged the public’s view of the Monarchy. But these were hardly the first scandals the British Royal family had faced — and survived.

Fourteen Weddings and a Divorce — The divorce of Prince Charles and Diana was not the first romantic scandal the British royal family has had to get past in the 20th century. Learn the history of the often difficult marriages — and the publicity — the Royals have lived through.

A Century of the Queen Mother: 100 years in 100 Minutes —  The Queen Mother was one of the most beloved of the royals, yet her relationship with Diana was thorny and antagonistic. She thought the beautiful young Princess was damaging her family and the Monarchy — something the queen mother would fight at all costs.

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