Rainier III, Prince of Monaco

1923 - 2005

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Rainier III (Rainier Louis Henri Maxence Bertrand Grimaldi; 31 May 1923 – 6 April 2005) was Prince of Monaco from 1949 to his death in 2005. Rainier ruled the Principality of Monaco for almost 56 years. Rainier was born at the Prince's Palace of Monaco, the only son of Hereditary Princess Charlotte and Prince Pierre. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco has received more than 5,864,038 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Rainier III, Prince of Monaco is the 47th most popular nobleman (down from 33rd in 2019), the most popular biography from Monaco and the most popular Monegasque Nobleman.

Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, is most famous for his marriage to Grace Kelly in 1956.

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Among noblemen, Rainier III, Prince of Monaco ranks 47 out of 1,415Before him are Otto von Habsburg, Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, Pope Leo IX, Princess Sophie of Bavaria, and Ramesses III. After him are Princess Märtha of Sweden, Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, Albert, Prince Consort, Afonso de Albuquerque, Raynald of Châtillon, and Princess Alice of the United Kingdom.

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Among people born in 1923, Rainier III, Prince of Monaco ranks 8Before him are Maria Callas, Shimon Peres, Lee Kuan Yew, Heydar Aliyev, Idi Amin, and Wisława Szymborska. After him are Rocky Marciano, Charlton Heston, Italo Calvino, Wojciech Jaruzelski, Peter II of Yugoslavia, and Irma Grese. Among people deceased in 2005, Rainier III, Prince of Monaco ranks 4Before him are Pope John Paul II, Edward Heath, and Rosa Parks. After him are George Best, Arthur Miller, Fahd of Saudi Arabia, Claude Simon, Rinus Michels, Peter Drucker, Hans Bethe, and Paul Ricœur.

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Among people born in Monaco, Rainier III, Prince of Monaco ranks 1 out of 32After him are Albert II, Prince of Monaco (1958), Wilhelm Karl, Duke of Urach (1864), Caroline, Princess of Hanover (1957), Princess Stéphanie of Monaco (1965), Louis Chiron (1899), Léo Ferré (1916), Franz Schreker (1878), Louis I, Prince of Monaco (1642), Louise Hippolyte, Princess of Monaco (1697), Honoré II, Prince of Monaco (1597), and Charles II, Lord of Monaco (1555).

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