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90 Years of Grace: The Most Famous Royal Couple in the World

On 5 January 1956, from her parents’ house, Grace Kelly announced her engagement to Prince Rainier III of Monaco. “A big day in Philadelphia when millionaire John B. Kelly’s daughter, film star Grace Kelly, announces her engagement to Prince Rainier, the 32-year-old ruler of the pocket state of Monaco. A pretty famous pocket at that, it consists almost entirely of…
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Ninety Years of Grace: the most famous royal wedding dress of all?

It is perhaps the most talked about royal wedding dress of them all. When Grace Kelly, Oscar winning actress and Hollywood superstar, married Prince Rainier III of Monaco on April 19th 1956, she did it in a gown for the history books. The outfit became an instant classic and remains an icon to this day. Embed from Getty Images The dress was picture perfect and that’s not really a…
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Royalty among the mourners at Jacques Chirac's funeral

Prince Albert II of Monaco and Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg were among the leaders paying their tributes to the former President of France, Jacques Chirac, at his funeral in Paris today. The Earl of Wessex and Prince Joachim and Princess Marie of Denmark were also among the mourners at the service which took place at Saint-Sulpice Church. Joachim and Marie were representing his mother, Queen…
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Prince Albert cleans streets of Monaco

Prince Albert II of Monaco was spotted helping pick up litter on the streets of Monaco Sunday as he participated in World Cleanup Day. “This World Day for the Cleanup of the Planet is a social action program to fight the problem of solid waste including that of…

Foundation Spotlight: Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation

The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation was launched on 14 December 2012. Her Serene Highness, Princess Charlene is the President of the Foundation, while her husband, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II serves as the Foundation’s Vice President. The primary focus is to save lives by the prevention of drowning. The Foundation’s missions are to raise awareness about the dangers of water…
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