PRINCESS MARGARET Biography - Royalty, Rulers & leaders


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21 AUGUST 1930 - 9 FEBRUARY 2002                                                   
Princess Margaret was the younger daughter of King George VI and Queen             
Elizabeth The Queen Mother, and sister to The Queen. She was born on 21 August     
During her rich and varied life, The Princess played an active role in the Royal   
Family's public work, supporting The Queen. Her particular interests were in the   
broad field of welfare work, and in the arts. She was patron or president of       
over 80 organisations, ranging from children's charities to ballet companies.       
Princess Margaret was also a devoted mother. Two children from her marriage to     
Antony Armstrong-Jones survive her: Lord Linley, born on 3 November 1961, and       
Lady Sarah Chatto, born on 1 May 1964.