Austrian-Hungarian member of the British Royal Family who married Prince Michael of Kent in 1978.
Born to a family of Hungarian descent, she grew up in Australia, where her mother owned a beauty salon.
She wrote three books, including The Serpent and The Moon: Two Rivals for the Love of a Renaissance King. She also worked as an interior decorator.
She raised two children -- Lord Frederick Windsor and Lady Gabriella Windsor -- with Prince Michael of Kent.
She was an admirer of Princess Diana.