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Rainier III

Age: 81

Prince of Monaco who was Europe's longest-serving monarch, ruling for 56 years. Under Rainier, Monaco became a playground for the rich and famous, with its breathtaking beaches on the French Riviera and its lavish hotels and casinos. In 1956, he married American actress Grace Kelly, who died in a tragic car accident in 1982.

Died: Monaco, April 6, 2005

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