Frances Shand Kydd

1936 - 2004

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Frances Ruth Shand Kydd (previously Spencer, née Roche; 20 January 1936 – 3 June 2004) was the mother of Diana, Princess of Wales. She was the maternal grandmother of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, respectively second and sixth in the line of succession to the British throne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frances Shand Kydd has received more than 4,297,026 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Frances Shand Kydd is the 403rd most popular nobleman (down from 387th in 2019), the 1,391st most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 40th most popular British Nobleman.

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Among noblemen, Frances Shand Kydd ranks 403 out of 843Before her are Robert I, Count of Dreux, Maria Letizia Bonaparte, Duchess of Aosta, Thierry, Count of Flanders, Marie Elisabeth of France, Richard, Duke of Burgundy, and Joseph Johann Adam, Prince of Liechtenstein. After her are Maria Theresa of Austria, Jacquetta of Luxembourg, Frederick August I, Duke of Oldenburg, Duchess Alexandra of Oldenburg, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark, and Otto-William, Count of Burgundy.

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Among people born in 1936, Frances Shand Kydd ranks 121Before her are James Mirrlees, Jannis Kounellis, Koji Sasaki, Aleida March, A. B. Yehoshua, and Charles Dutoit. After her are J. Michael Bishop, Ken Mattingly, Andrew Grove, Costas Simitis, Glenda Jackson, and Carol Gilligan. Among people deceased in 2004, Frances Shand Kydd ranks 76Before her are Philippe de Broca, Nikolai Chernykh, Carlos Lacoste, Olga Ladyzhenskaya, Sacha Distel, and Roque Máspoli. After her are Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev, Umberto Agnelli, Boris Trajkovski, Uta Hagen, Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi, and Gordon Cooper.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Frances Shand Kydd ranks 1,391 out of 6,924Before her are David Ogilvy (1911), Samuel Bellamy (1689), Reginald Lee (1870), Edward Frankland (1825), John Gould (1804), and Peter Mayhew (1944). After her are Patrick O'Brian (1914), Elizabeth Blount (1500), Jacquetta of Luxembourg (1415), James Herriot (1916), Roger Deakins (1949), and George Young (1946).

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