“The fourth season of “The Crown” premiered on Sunday and audiences were introduced to a slew of new characters drawn from the pages of history, including Princess Diana and former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
“The Netflix drama — which is based on real-life events but not entirely factual — follows the lives of the British royal family from the death of King George VI in 1952, when Queen Elizabeth II takes the throne.
“Here are some facts that you should know about the iconic women while watching — or binging — the new season:
“The late Princess Diana was born on July 1, 1961, in Sandringham in a home close to the royal estate in which the Windsors spent much of their time, according to the royal household website.”
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