Princess Diana Memorial

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Lady Diana Memorial a garden of Schloss Schönbrunn in Vienna.
The Austrian Memorial of Diana, Princess of Wales.
Lady Diana Memorial
Lady Diana Memorial

The Princess Diana Memorial Austria is the first memorial dedicated to Diana, Princess of Wales in a German-speaking country.[1] It is placed in a public park of Schloss Schönbrunn in Vienna.

Ewald Wurzinger, an Austrian radio journalist at ORF is behind the private financed memorial.[1] The white marble bust of the former princess boasts a dedication to the "Queen of Hearts". Diana's close friend Rosa Monckton has supported the memorial project. In 2014 the tribute was presented for the first time at Kensington Palace in London. The white bust and the memorial plaque were created by the Viennese sculptor Wolfgang Karnutsch. The memorial has been financed through private donations.[1] [2] Through that people had the possibility to engrave their name on it.

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  1. ^ a b c "Austrians unveil memorial to Princess Diana". BBC News. 2 September 2013. Retrieved 31 January 2017.
  2. ^ People Magazine, 27 August 2015

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