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Ninety Years of Grace: her life in photos

Grace Patricia Kelly, the Hollywood film star who became the most famous princess in the world, was born on November 12th 1929. Ninety years on, she remains one of the ultimate regal icons of the 20th century. From the romance that turned her into a princess to her work to support children and families, her royal life was one of the most talked about in the world. On the 90th anniversary of the…
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The first American Princess of Monaco

American by birth, hugely popular and credited with helping turn Monaco from a forgotten principality into a European hotspot – but this isn’t the story of Grace Kelly. Almost seven decades before her famous marriage to Prince Rainier III, another US born…
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Looking back at the wedding of Prince Rainier and Princess Grace

The royal wedding of Prince Rainier III of Monaco to American actress, Grace Kelly was dubbed the “Wedding of the Century” and took place on the 18th and19th of April 1956. As one of the most respected and highly paid actresses in Hollywood, Grace was asked to join the United States Delegation Committee at the Cannes Film Festival in France in April of 1955. While there, she…
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Princesses of Monaco: Ippolita Trivulzio

Ippolita Trivulzio holds the distinction of being the first woman to hold the title of Princess of Monaco. Today, we are continuing our series by taking a look at the first princess consort in Monaco. Ippolita Trivulzio was born in 1600 in Palazzo Trivulzio, Duchy of…
Denmark

Crown Prince Couple of Denmark to visit Poland

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark are set to visit Poland on 25 November as part of the celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between Denmark and Poland. Polish President Andrzej Duda invited the…
Sweden

Sweden's Crown Princess Couple concludes Bosnia and Herzegovina tour

Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel carried out a range of engagements focusing on environmental issues and Sarajevo’s history on the final day of their Bosnia and Herzegovina tour. The Crown Princess Couple started the day at Sarajevo Music Academy, where they enjoyed a concert from some of the school’s students and also heard from Edin Forto, Prime Minister of Sarajevo…
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Grace Kelly: The American Princess

Grace Patricia Kelly was born on 12 November 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was well-known as an actress, starring in films like Dial M for Murder, To Catch a Thiefand High Society. She became the Princess of Monaco 18 April 1956 when she wed Rainier III…
Spain

Victoria Beckham says Queen Letizia looked "stylish" in one of her designs

Victoria Beckham’s designs are a favourite amongst royals. Her sleek and professional clothes appeal to royal sensibilities, and she now has a new royal on her client list. Queen Letizia of Spain wore a Victoria Beckham look for the first time on Tuesday, sporting a leopard print shirt and skirt by the brand while attending the 10th anniversary of the Princess of Girona Foundation in…
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