Rainier III, Prince of Monaco

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Rainier III, Prince of Monaco Gender: M
Rainier Louis Henri Maxence Bertrand Grimaldi
born on 31 May 1923 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Monte Carlo, Monaco, 43n45, 7e25
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 08°44' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 22°28 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 24°57'

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Prince of Monaco Rainier III
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Monegasque royalty, ruler of the Monaco principality of 370 acres, which under the terms of the Treaty of 1918 with France, will fall under French rule if the royal family dies out. He ascended to the throne on 9 May 1949 and reigned until his death on 6 April 2005.

His marriage with Grace Kelly on 18 April 1956 produced a son Albert (who succeeded him as Albert II), and two daughters, Caroline and Stephanie. His son's failure to marry and produce an heir prompted Rainier to change the law of succession to include Albert's nephews, thus ensuring the royal continuation. Prince Rainier was widowed on 14 September 1982 when his wife, Grace Kelly, had a fatal car accident. He never remarried.

In February 2004, the Prince was hospitalized with a coronary lesion and a damaged blood vessel. Just the month before, he had spent three weeks for fatigue. In failing health, he was again hospitalized on 7 March 2005 for a bronchial-pulmonary infection. Two weeks later on 22 March 2005 he was admitted to the intensive care unit.

The principality’s beloved monarch died in a Monaco hospital at age 81 on 6 April 2005 at 6:35 AM local time. His death was attributed to the heart, kidney and respiratory problems that had caused him to be hospitalized in the several weeks leading up to his death. He was credited with having good business sense, vision and leadership skills that led Monaco to develop from a tiny principality where gamblers could visit into a successful and wealthy place attractive to residents and tourists alike. He was succeeded by his only son, who became Prince Albert II.

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  • spouse relationship with Kelly, Grace (born 12 November 1929). Notes: 1956-1982
  • spousal equivalent relationship with Pascal, Gisèle (born 17 September 1921)


  • Death of Mate 13 September 1982 (Wife had fatal car accident)
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  • Health : Medical procedure 25 November 1998 (Double by-pass heart surgery)
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  • Health : Medical diagnosis February 2004 (Coronary lesion)
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  • Social : Institutionalized - prison, hospital February 2004 (Hospitalized)
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  • Health : Medical diagnosis 7 March 2005 (Chest infection)
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  • Social : Institutionalized - prison, hospital 7 March 2005 (Hospitalilzed for chest infection)
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  • Death by Disease 6 April 2005 at 06:35 AM in Monaco (Heart, kidney, breathing problems, age 81)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes Journal de Monaco, 5 June 1923, page 1 [1].

Previously this entry had same data rated DD: Church of Light quotes World Astrology. AQR Winter/1958 gives 1:15 AM.

Starkman rectified to 04.57.08 BST Asc 8Gem29'.


  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Heart (Bypass surgery, chest infection, coronary lesion)
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Lung
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Surgery
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Treatment/Therapy
  • Family : Relationship : Widowed (1982)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One son and two daughters)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (81)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Grimaldi, Monaco)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Occult/ Misc. Collection