Princess Diana's Life Was Truly Amazing & There Are Photos to Prove It

May 9, 2017 at 4:00 a.m. ET
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It's hard to believe this year marks the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana's death — and we can't help but wonder what could have been if she hadn't died back in 1997.

NBC's Dateline airs a special this Friday about the life and death of Diana, and we're taking a look back at her lifetime in photos in preparation. 

 

Originally published September 2009. Updated May 2017.

1 /26: 1961

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1/26 :1961

2 /26: 1968

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2/26 :1968

3 /26: Lady Diana and her little brother

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3/26 :Lady Diana and her little brother

4 /26: 1980

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4/26 :1980

5 /26: 1981

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5/26 :1981

6 /26: 1982

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6/26 :1982

7 /26: 1984

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7/26 :1984

8 /26: 1985

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8/26 :1985

9 /26: 1989

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9/26 :1989

10 /26: 1989

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10/26 :1989

11 /26: 1990

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11/26 :1990

12 /26: Princess Di and her boys

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12/26 :Princess Di and her boys

13 /26: 1991

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13/26 :1991

14 /26: October 1991

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14/26 :October 1991

15 /26: 1992

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15/26 :1992

16 /26: 1992

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16/26 :1992

17 /26: Princess Diana in India

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17/26 :Princess Diana in India

18 /26: Comforting the dying

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18/26 :Comforting the dying

19 /26: 1995

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19/26 :1995

20 /26: 1996

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20/26 :1996

21 /26: 1997

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21/26 :1997

22 /26: Princess Diana, the humanitarian

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22/26 :Princess Diana, the humanitarian

23 /26: 1997

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23/26 :1997

24 /26: June 1997

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24/26 :June 1997

25 /26: The death of Diana

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25/26 :The death of Diana

26 /26: The People's Princess

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26/26 :The People's Princess