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Saturday, 9 February, 2002, 16:28 GMT
Princess Margaret: Tributes at a glance
Princess Margaret
Princess Margaret died after suffering a stroke
BBC News Online looks at some of the tributes to Princess Margaret, who has died at the age of 71.


"My aunt was one of those remarkable people who apart from being incredibly vital and attractive... had such incredible talent. "

The Prince of Wales

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"The whole country will be deeply saddened . . . before she was ill in the last few years, she gave a great deal of service to the country."


UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair

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"She was a very strong servant of her country and had great energy and a great sense of fun."


Conservative party leader, Iain Duncan Smith

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"It will come as a great sadness, a great grievance indeed, to the Queen, the Queen Mother, and the late Princess's children and our sympathy and heartfelt emotions go out to them."


Liberal Democrat party leader, Charles Kennedy

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"There was a loneliness about her in her latter years - but she did have the support of the Royal Family at all times."


Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr George Carey

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"She lived life to the full and was such a fun person. She had great capacity for making people laugh and making a situation wonderful and I have tremendously happy memories of her."

Lady Elizabeth Shakerley, cousin and close friend

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"She was pretty sad towards the end of her life because it was a life unfulfilled."


Cousin, Lord Litchfield

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"She was devoted to the Queen and tremendously supportive of her."


Former lady in waiting, Lady Glenconner

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"She did lead a fast and racy life for a member of the Royal Family - but she enjoyed it."


Former press secretary, Dickie Arbiter

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"She was the most beautiful debutante of her generation and she kept that beauty right throughout her life."


Constitutional expert, Lord St John of Fawsley

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"She always loved that rather daring, risky side of her life."


Former Mirror royal correspondent, James Whittaker

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