Death of Diana, Princess of Wales

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Diana, Princess of Wales and her boyfriend, Dodi Al-Fayed, were killed in a car crash in Paris, on 31 August 1997. Their driver, Henri Paul, who was drunk, was also killed. Many people left flowers, candles, cards and personal messages for her in public places. She had a big funeral in London.

Concerts for Diana took place shortly after her death. The concerts involved Elton John and many others. John released a new version of his song, "Candle in the Wind," in memory of Diana.