In 2017, as Britain finalized plans to mark the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana’s untimely death, several documentaries were released, allowing the public to learn more and more about the “People’s Princess.”
On August 31, 1997, Diana, her companion Dodi Fayed, and driver Henri Paul were all killed, following a car crash in the Pont de l’Alma road tunnel in Paris. There are many conspiracy theories surrounding her death, but to this day, people around the world are fascinated by the life of the late princess.
When she was alive, Diana dropped quite a few bombshells about her marriage to Prince Charles and her time as a member of the royal family. After her death, even more secrets and confessions were revealed through books written about her and audio recordings she kept. Here, we have complied a list of some of the most surprising things you probably didn’t know about the princess until now.
1. Diana’s sister dated Charles first
That’s right, before Diana and Charles got together, the prince dated her sister, Sarah. While it sounds like an extremely awkward situation, Diana’s older sibling has spoken about this fact in the past and explained that she actually introduced the pair.
“I introduced them,” she said. “I’m Cupid.”