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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 William, Prince of Wales and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, respectively first and fifth 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 5,304,988 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Frances Shand Kydd is the 519th most popular nobleman (down from 403rd in 2019), the 1,569th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,390th in 2019) and the 41st most popular British Nobleman.

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Among people born in 1936, Frances Shand Kydd ranks 145Before her are Arend Lijphart, Klaus Kinkel, Leonel Sánchez, Glenda Jackson, Philippe Sollers, and Costas Simitis. After her are Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho, Koji Sasaki, Dyanne Thorne, Eliahu Inbal, Vyacheslav Kebich, and Gabriel Matzneff. Among people deceased in 2004, Frances Shand Kydd ranks 85Before her are Olga Ladyzhenskaya, Eddie Adams, Saizo Saito, Gordon Cooper, Fay Wray, and Vasili Mitrokhin. After her are Anthony Steffen, Zenkō Suzuki, Uta Hagen, Philip Abelson, Chiang Fang-liang, and Boris Trajkovski.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Frances Shand Kydd ranks 1,569 out of 7,765Before her are John Smyth (1570), George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen (1784), William Auld (1924), William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire (1720), John Muir (1838), and David Coulthard (1971). After her are Margaret Douglas (1515), William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham (1708), John Barbirolli (1899), Oliver Hart (1948), Maurice Wilkes (1913), and Rupert Sheldrake (1942).

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