A Statue Of Princess Diana To Be Installed At Kensington Palace in July 2021

A Statue Of Princess Diana To Be Installed At Kensington Palace In July 2021

To mark Princess Diana’s 60th birth anniversary, a statue of Princess of Wales will be installed at Kensington Palace. The statue, commissioned by Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, will be placed in the garden of the London palace on 1 July 2021. 

A joint statement was released to make the announcement, “The statue that Prince William and Prince Harry have commissioned to commemorate their mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, will be installed next year on what would have been her 60th birthday.” Princess Diana, the first wife of Prince Charles died in a car crash in August 1997, Paris.

Key Highlights

  • A statue of Pricess Dinana to be installed at Kensington Palace in July 2021.
  • Princes William and Harry had commissioned this statue in honor of their mother
  • The Queen supports her grandchildren decision
  • Spencer is an upcoming biopic on the life of Princess Diana

Princess Diana, the first wife of Prince Charles, died on 31 August 1997 when the Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, was 15, and his brother, Prince Harry, was 12 in Paris, France. Kate Williams, royal historian told the BBC that it was an opportunity for the princes to “put their stamp” on their mother’s legacy as “a great charitable patron”.

“The princes have really taken up her mantle of the charity work – particularly of looking at the Cinderella causes, that don’t get that much attention,” she added.

Prince Harry has earlier said in an interview in 2016 that his mother’s death was very upsetting to him and he avoided talking about her for the first 28 years of his life.

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A biopic on the life of Princess Diana, Spencer, is in the making with Kristen Stewart in the lead. The film is directed by Pablo Larraín.

By Team RSP

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