Rainier III Grimaldi
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Rainier Louis Henri Maxence Bertrand Grimaldi (1923 - 2005)

Rainier Louis Henri Maxence Bertrand (Rainier III) "prince souverain de Monaco" Grimaldi
Born in Monaco-Ville, Principauté de Monacomap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 18 Apr 1956 in Monaco-Ville, Principauté de Monacomap
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Father of [private daughter (1950s - unknown)], [private son (1950s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1960s - unknown)]
Died in Monaco-Ville, Principauté de Monacomap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Mar 2012
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Biography

April 6, 2005

Monaco's Prince Rainier III, whose marriage to movie star Grace Kelly and shrewd strategy of attracting business and tourism turned his tiny state into a jet-set resort celebrated for its glamour, gambling and gorgeous young royals, died today, his palace said. He was 81.

His Serene Highness Prince Rainier Louis Henri Maxence Bertrand was born in the palace of Monaco on May 31, 1923. His mother was Princess Charlotte, sole heir of Monaco's Prince Louis II. She married a French aristocrat, Count Pierre de Polignac, who subsequently adopted the Grimaldi name.

Rainier III. Louis Henri Maxence Bertrand Fürst von Monaco, * Monaco 31.5.1923 oo Monaco 19.4.1956 Grace Patricia Kelly (Fürstin Gracia Patricia von Monaco) * Philadelphia 12.11.1929, + Monaco 14.9.1982

Sources

  • Source : ABC News (2005) [1]
  • Source: wikipedia [2]

Heinz-Jürgen Mannhardt: Sind die Mannhardts mit der Fürstin Gracia Patricia von Monaco verwandt?. In:Mannhardtscher Familienbrief, Heft 13, 2004 unter Berufung auf C.F. Kaufholz: Die deutschen Ahnen der Fürstin von Monaco, Grace Patricia geb. Kelly. Genealogie 13.Jgg. (Bd. 7), S. 1, (1964); Ahnenliste Helena Linnich, In: Mannhardtscher Familienbrief Nr. 6 (1997), S. 25



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Grimaldi-18 and Grimaldi-13 appear to represent the same person because: Both profiles represent the same person - please merge
posted by Scott Fulkerson
A picture from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainier_III,_Prince_of_Monaco would be really nice, also make PPP as a member of EuroAristo project/category. Thanks.
posted by Bob Fields

Rainier III is 22 degrees from Jaki Erdoes, 13 degrees from Wallis Windsor and 15 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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