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31 August 2019, 10:10 | Updated: 31 August 2019, 17:35
Tributes have been pouring in for Princess Diana who tragically died 22 years ago in Paris.
In 1997, the world was left stunned when news emerged of Princess Diana's death after the Mercedes limo she was a passenger in crashed into a pillar of the Pond D’Alma tunnel near the river Seine in Paris.
Fans have laid posters, flowers and kind words on Pont D’Alma outside the gates of Kensington Palace in London while on social media there are thousands of messages flooding in to remember her kindness and beauty.
The Sun's Royal photographer Arthur Edwards wrote: "Princess Diana died in Paris 22 years ago today. Strolling through Hyde park yesterday afternoon, I watched children frolicking in the Diana Memorial fountain and read some lovely tributes to this amazing lady on the pinned on the gates of Kensington Palace."
Facebook group, The Diana, Princess of Wales, Memorial Group - Still Remembered, is being filled with emotional messages.
One user addressed the late Princess herself, writing: “Gone but not forgotten, love and miss you Princess Diana.”
Another said: “Never ever will a royal be so remembered…
A third said: “Hard to believe it has been 22 years since the world lost a most beautiful precious outstanding Princess. Rest In Peace.”Another added: “
Twitter has seen more emotional messages as fans remember her legacy, kindness and fashion sense.
Princess William and Harry are expected to remember their mother in private at a lunch together.
Remembing the incredible Princess Diana. She may have passed away 22 years ago, but she'll never be forgotten. Rest in Peace, Diana. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/XIkfK6VVLW— The Duke and Duchess of Sussex (@PHarry_Meghan) August 30, 2019
Princess Diana died in Paris 22 years ago today. Strolling through Hyde park yesterday afternoon, I watched children frolicking in the Diana Memorial fountain and read some lovely tributes to this amazing lady on the pinned on the gates of Kensington Palace. pic.twitter.com/83G5y8Jfix— Arthur Edwards (@ArthurJEdwards) August 30, 2019
On this day 22 years ago the world lost a Princess who become the Queen of Hearts and 2 boys lost their Mum. #PrincessDiana you are forever loved and will never be forgotten. @allontheboard #Diana #PrincessOfWales #QueenofHearts #Mum #Diana22 #OnThisDay pic.twitter.com/EQMxFrd1NP— All on the board (@allontheboard) August 31, 2019