Diana Mitford

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Diana, Lady Mosley was born 17 June, 1910. She was one of the British noted Mitford sisters. She was married first to Bryan Walter Guinness, heir to the barony of Moyne. Secondly, she married Sir Oswald Mosley, 6th Baronet, of Ancoats, leader of the British Union of Fascists. Her second marriage, in 1936, took place at the home of Joseph Goebbels, with Adolf Hitler as guest of honour. Later her involvement with right-wing political causes resulted in three years' internment during the Second World War. She later moved to Paris and enjoyed some success as a writer. In the 1950s she contributed stories to Tatler magazine.[1] She edited the magazine The European.[1] In 1977 she published her autobiography, A Life of Contrasts,[2] She died in Paris on August 13, 2003.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Mitford, Diana (2008). The Pursuit of Laughter. Gibson Square books.
  2. Dalley, Jan. "Diana Mosley". The New York Times. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  3. "Lady Mosley". Telegraph Media Group Limited. 13 August 2003. Retrieved 9 June 2016.