Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Grace Kelly American Actress becomes Princess Grace of Monaco

The American Actress Grace Kelly became Princess Grace of Monaco when she married Prince Rainier III of Monaco on April 18, 1956 in the Palace throne room of Monaco. She and Rainier had 3 children:

  • Caroline Louise Marguerite, Princess of Hanover, born January 23, 1957, and now heiress presumptive to the throne of Monaco
  • Albert II, Prince of Monaco, born March 14, 1958, current ruler of the Principality of Monaco
  • Princess St├ęphanie Marie Elisabeth, born February 1, 1965.
Princess Grace died at the age of 52 on September 14, 1982 from a stroke she had while driving with her daughter Stephanie. The stroke caused a severe car accident and she died the following day; her daughter survived. Prince Rainier of Monaco never remarried and was buried alongside her in the Grimaldi family vault following his death in 2005.

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