English Heritage, an organization that manages more than 400 historic sites in the 영국., recently announced that it will be installing a special plaque at the London apartment where Diana Spencer lived before she married Prince Charles.
Princess Diana is one of six women to be honored with London Blue Plaques installed by English Heritage this year, 에 따르면 발표.
트위터에서, Diana’s brother Charles Spencer thanked English Heritage for honoring his sister.
“How very lovely that this blue plaque will be going up outside Coleherne Court – 감사합니다, @EnglishHeritage, for commemorating such a very happy place for Diana in this way,” 스펜서 트윗 지난주.
“We are expecting our plaque to Diana, Princess of Wales to be very popular,” Anna Eavis, English Heritage’s Curatorial Director, 성명에서 말했다. “She was an inspiration and cultural icon to many, raising awareness of issues including landmines and homelessness, and helping to destigmatize illnesses such as HIV, leprosy and depression.”
“It seems fitting that we should erect a plaque commemorating her work and influence in what would have been her 60th year,” Eavis added.
Aside from Diana, English Heritage will also be honoring five other women with blue plaques, including escaped slave and abolitionist Ellen Craft, designer Jean Muir, barrister Helena Normanton, social reformer Caroline Norton, and scientist Kathleen Lonsdale.