Charles III, Prince of Monaco

1818 - 1889

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Charles III (Charles Honoré Grimaldi; 8 December 1818 – 10 September 1889) was Prince of Monaco and Duke of Valentinois from 20 June 1856 to his death. He was the founder of the famous casino in Monte Carlo, as his name in Monegasque and Italian was Carlo III. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles III, Prince of Monaco has received more than 333,363 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 29 in 2019). Charles III, Prince of Monaco is the 3,315th most popular politician (down from 2,884th in 2019), the 1,049th most popular biography from France (down from 947th in 2019) and the 250th most popular French Politician.

Prince Charles III, Prince of Monaco, is most famous for being the son of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, and Grace Kelly.

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Among politicians, Charles III, Prince of Monaco ranks 3,315 out of 19,576Before him are Giacomo Matteotti, Emperor Huan of Han, Al-Muqanna, Hans Lammers, Andrey Bogolyubsky, and John Hyrcanus. After him are Yasuhiro Nakasone, Oskar Potiorek, Hissène Habré, Ernst Gideon von Laudon, Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, and Istakhri.

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Among people born in 1818, Charles III, Prince of Monaco ranks 15Before him are Jacob Burckhardt, Lewis H. Morgan, Marius Petipa, Rudolf von Jhering, Adolf Anderssen, and Sophie of Württemberg. After him are Leconte de Lisle, August Wilhelm von Hofmann, Thomas Mayne Reid, Hermann Kolbe, Mary Todd Lincoln, and Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria. Among people deceased in 1889, Charles III, Prince of Monaco ranks 13Before him are Alexandre Cabanel, Luís I of Portugal, Mihai Eminescu, Nikolay Chernyshevsky, Father Damien, and Wilkie Collins. After him are Marie of Prussia, Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies, Wilhelm Tempel, Giovanni Bottesini, and Maria Mitchell.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles III, Prince of Monaco ranks 1,049 out of 6,770Before him are Émile Borel (1871), Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli (1700), Victor, Prince Napoléon (1862), Henri Lebesgue (1875), Danielle Darrieux (1917), and Marie Duplessis (1824). After him are Jean Gerson (1363), Jean de La Bruyère (1645), Judith of Bavaria (797), Albert Marquet (1875), Marcellin Berthelot (1827), and Léon Jouhaux (1879).


Among politicians born in France, Charles III, Prince of Monaco ranks 250Before him are Marine Le Pen (1968), Hans-Georg von Friedeburg (1895), Raymond VI, Count of Toulouse (1156), Louise of Lorraine (1553), Armand de Vignerot du Plessis (1696), and Victor, Prince Napoléon (1862). After him are Richard III, Duke of Normandy (1001), Aimery of Cyprus (1172), Jeanne de Valois-Saint-Rémy (1756), Ramon Berenguer III, Count of Barcelona (1082), Theudebert II (585), and Christine of France (1606).