• S. H. Steinberg
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Prince Rainier III, born 31 May 1923, son of Princesa Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois, daughter of Prince Louis II, born 30 Sept. 1898 (married 19 March 1920 to Prince Pierre, Comte de Polignac, who had taken the name Grimaldi, from whom she was divorced 18 Feb. 1933). Prince Rainier succeeded his grandfather Louis II, who died on 9 May 1949. He married on 19 April 1956 Miss Grace Kelly, a citizen of the U.S.A. Issue: Princess Caroline Louise Marguerite, born 23 Jan. 1957 ; Prince Albert Alexander Louis Peter, born 14 March 1958. The Prince has a sister, Princess Antoinette, born 28 Dec. 1920.

Books of Reference

  1. Journal de Monaco. Bulletin Officiel. 1858 ff.Google Scholar
  2. Labande, Leon H., Histoire de la Principauté de Monaco. Paris, 1934Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1958

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