Her story and its impact on the Royal Family has forever changed the ancient institution, paving the way for her sons to marry for love, Prince William his university girlfriend Kate Middleton, and Harry former-actress and American divorcee Meghan Markle.
But her positive influence extends far beyond the Royal Family and the borders of the United Kingdom.
The Princess of Wales changed attitudes internationally towards HIV and AIDs at a time when fear of the illness was causing devastation to the lives of those who caught it due to widespread a misunderstanding about how the disease was spread.
Diana shook the hand of a man with the illness in front of the media, challenging taboos about the illness.
She bravely walked through a live minefield in Angola, calling for an international ban on landmines, which leave innocent civilians in war torn countries maimed and dead to this day.
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