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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 Prince Pierre and Hereditary Princess Charlotte of Monaco. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco has received more than 5,098,438 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Rainier III, Prince of Monaco is the 32nd most popular nobleman (up from 34th 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 32 out of 842Before him are Ramesses I, Diana, Princess of Wales, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Edward VII, Charles the Bold, and Naruhito. After him are Marie de' Medici, Ramesses III, Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, El Cid, Ludovico Sforza, and Marie Thérèse of France.

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Among people born in 1923, Rainier III, Prince of Monaco ranks 5Before him are Henry Kissinger, Maria Callas, Lee Kuan Yew, and Shimon Peres. After him are Idi Amin, Wisława Szymborska, Heydar Aliyev, Charlton Heston, Marcel Marceau, Irma Grese, and Rocky Marciano. 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 Peter Drucker, George Best, Claude Simon, Fahd of Saudi Arabia, Paul Ricœur, Simon Wiesenthal, Arthur Miller, and Rinus Michels.

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Among people born in Monaco, Rainier III, Prince of Monaco ranks 1 out of 30After him are Albert II, Prince of Monaco (1958), Caroline, Princess of Hanover (1957), Wilhelm Karl, Duke of Urach (1864), Louis Chiron (1899), Princess Stéphanie of Monaco (1965), Louis I, Prince of Monaco (1642), Léo Ferré (1916), Charles I, Lord of Monaco (1300), Franz Schreker (1878), Louise Hippolyte, Princess of Monaco (1697), and Ercole, Lord of Monaco (1562).

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