Diana Mitford

Diana Mitford
1910 - 2003
Diana Mitford  English Author
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Diana Mitford was previously married to Sir Oswald Mosley (1936 - 1980) and Bryan Guinness, 2nd Baron Moyne (1929 - 1932).

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English Author Diana Mitford was born Diana Freeman-Mitford on 17th June, 1910 in Belgravia, London, England, UK and passed away on 11th Aug 2003 Paris, France aged 93. She is most remembered for The Mitford Sisters. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.

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TypeTotalLongestAverageShortest
Married2 48 years, 10 months 26 years, 5 months 4 years
Total2 48 years, 10 months 26 years, 5 months 4 years

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First Name Diana
Last Name Mitford
Full Name at Birth Diana Freeman-Mitford
Alternative Name Lady Mosely, Diana Freeman-Mitford, Diana Mitford, Diana the Hon. Lady Mosley, The Honourable Lady Mosley
Age 93 (age at death) years
Birthday 17th June, 1910
Birthplace Belgravia, London, England, UK
Died 11th August, 2003
Place of Death Paris, France
Cause of Death Complications From a Stroke
Buried St Mary's Church, Swinbrook, Oxfordshire, England
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality English
Occupation Text Author, Reviewer
Occupation Author
Claim to Fame The Mitford Sisters
Father Lord Redesdale (father)
Mother Lady Redesdale (mother)
Brother Thomas (Tom) Mitford (brother)
Sister Nancy Freeman Mitford (sister), Pamela Mitford (sister), Unity Valkrie Mitford (sister), Jessica Lucy Mitford (sister), Deborah Vivian Mitford (sister)
Family Member Bryan Guiness (Husband #1), Sir Oswald Mosley (Husband # 2)

Diana, Lady Mosley (née Freeman-Mitford; 17 June 1910 – 11 August 2003), usually known as Diana Mitford, was one of the Mitford sisters. She was first married to Bryan Walter Guinness, heir to the barony of Moyne, and with whom she was part of the Bright young things social group of Bohemian young aristocrats and socialites in 1920s London. Her marriage ended in divorce as she was pursuing a relationship with Sir Oswald Mosley, 6th Baronet of Ancoats, leader of the British Union of Fascists. She married Mosley at the home of Joseph Goebbels in 1936, with Adolf Hitler as guest of honour. Subsequently, her involvement with Fascist political causes resulted in three years' internment during the Second World War. She later moved to Paris and enjoyed some success as a writer. In the 1950s, she contributed diaries to Tatler and edited the magazine The European. In 1977, she published her autobiography, A Life of Contrasts, and two more biographies in the 1980s. Her appearance on the BBC's Desert Island Discs in 1989 was controversial.
She was also a regular book reviewer for Books & Bookmen and later at The Evening Standard in the 1990s. A family friend, James Lees-Milne, wrote of her beauty, "She was the nearest thing to Botticelli's Venus that I have ever seen". She was described as "unrepentant" about her previous political associations by obituary writers such as the historian Andrew Roberts.

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NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Diana Mitford93 GeminiAuthor
English
Sir Oswald Mosley84 ScorpioPolitician
British
Bryan Guinness, 2nd Baron Moyne86 ScorpioPoet
English

Children

NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
JohnathanMale16th March, 193091 years oldBryan Guinness, 2nd Baron Moyne
DesmondMale8th September, 193190 years oldBryan Guinness, 2nd Baron Moyne
AlexanderMale26th November, 193883 years oldSir Oswald Mosley
MaxMale13th April, 194081 years oldSir Oswald Mosley

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