Rainier III


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Rai·nier III

 (rā-nîr′, rĕ-, rə-, rĕ-nyā′) 1923-2005.
Prince of Monaco (1949-2005) who married Grace Kelly in 1956.
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Rainier III

(ˈreɪnɪˌeɪ) (French rɛnje)
n
(Biography) full name Rainier Louis Henri Maxence Bertrand de Grimaldi. 1923–2005, ruling prince of Monaco from 1949. He married (1956) the US actress Grace Kelly (1929–82)
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She is the granddaughter of the late Prince Rainier III and Princess Grace, whose fairytale 1956 wedding helped catapult Monaco from a sleepy Riviera town to a watering hole for the world's rich and famous.
| 1956: Prince Rainier III of Monaco married actress Grace Kelly (above).
Hollywood star Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier III of Monaco in "the wedding of the century", watched by an estimated 30 million on TV.
But while Shapovalov endured a birthday to forget - he turned 20 - on the main show court Rainier III, Goffin experienced no such difficulties en route to his 10th tournament victory in 85 minutes.
His father, Prince Rainier III, appeared on a balcony shortly afterwards cradling the couple's first born, one-year-old Princess Caroline, in his arms.
Prince Albert II is the child of American film actress Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier III. She became the Princess of Monaco after marrying Prince Rainier III in April 1956.
Monaco, where 30 per cent of the population is rumoured to be millionaires, conjures images of superyachts berthed on sunny shores, supercars zooming up and down sharp bends, superstars of yesteryear - most notably Grace Kelly who became Princess of Monaco in 1956 after marrying Prince Rainier III.
The star of such films as Dial M for Murder, Rear Window and High Society became Princess Consort Grace when she married Prince Rainier III of Monaco.
Actress Grace Kelly was a sex symbol in 1950s America, appearing in films such as High Society and alongside Cary Grant in To Catch a Thief before she became Princess of Monaco after marrying Prince Rainier III in 1956.
Now we have an actress-to-princess story to rival that of Grace Kelly's 1956 marriage to Prince Rainier III of Monaco.
The 93-minute victory on Court Rainier III makes Nadal the firm favourite to claim further glory on the clay at Barcelona next week.