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Remembering Princess Diana(26 images)

It's been 20 years since the death of Britain's Princess Diana, known around the world for her humanitarian work. She was killed in a car accident in Paris on Aug. 31, 1997.

Diana, mother to Princes William and Harry, was mourned around the world, with more than 2,000 people attending her funeral at Westminster Abbey.

Here's a look at some of UPI's photos throughout the life of "The People's Princess."

Lady Diana Spencer, age 19 in 1980. File Photo by B. Smith/UPI
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Princess Diana responds to reporters' questions after she and her husband, Prince Charles, toured the National Gallery of Art on November 10, 1985. File Photo by Doug Mills/UPI
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Prince Charles and Lady Diana pose for a photo on the grounds of Buckingham Palace following their engagement on February 24, 1981. UPI File Photo
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People read the headlines of a London evening newspaper announcing the engagement of Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer outside Buckingham Palace on February 24, 1981. File Photo by J. Eggitt/UPI
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