Forty years ago, Princess Grace of Monaco lost her life in a terrible car accident. Oscar-winning actress, committed woman, she is an icon that was disappearing. On the occasion of the anniversary of his death, Prince Albert revealed to 'Nice-Matin' how he intended to pay tribute to his mother.
This September 14, 2022 marks the anniversary of the death of Princess Grace of Monaco . While an extraordinary funeral is about to be celebrated in England after the death of the queen on September 8, the tribute planned for the forty years of the disappearance of Princess Grace promises to be more confidential .
In the columns of Nice morning , the husband of Princess Charlene of Monaco evokes a rather discreet and intimate ceremony. ' I think you'll go and meet us at his grave, and we'll have some family time. '. To explain his very sober choice, the prince Albert of Monaco recalls the many tributes paid to his mother in recent times. ' There have been many evocations of my mother in recent years , documentaries, exhibitions, heaps of events which recalled his memory. We thought it was not absolutely useful to do something in particular for his forty years “, he explained.
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On September 13, 1982, Grace of Monaco's life was cut short. At 52, a terrible car accident takes away the Monegasque princess. The circumstances of his death will spark many theories and speculations. But none of them will manage to reach Prince Albert. ' There were never any doubts in my mind “explained the sovereign. And to add:” I spoke to the people who were there: the emergency services, but also the doctors, to understand the circumstances of the accident concluding that she had this stroke who caused him to pass out in the car “, he assured. Indeed, the princess who did not die instantly was found in a deep coma before dying the next day. The doctors found that the wife of Prince Rainier had been a victim of a CVA which could have caused the loss of control of the vehicle, undoubtedly at the origin of the accident.
Despite all the rumors surrounding his death, the image of Princess Grace of Monaco remains intact and transcends time. ' His memory is not only very vivid, but it has crossed the generations, who have taken the time to be interested in my mother, in her life, in her image and what she may have left as a memory', explains Prince Albert. His aura continues to float not only above the Rock, but also throughout the world. ' His presence is still very much felt. His legacy is still very present in the Principality and elsewhere in the world “, confides the husband of Charlene of Monaco in the columns of Nice morning.
An exceptional ambassador during her lifetime, the mother of Caroline, Albert and Stéphanie never stopped promote the Principality. ' My mother had a certain influence on the promotion and internationalization of the Principality, it is undeniable ', pointed out the father of 7-year-old Jacques and Gabriella. And add ' with my dad, they worked for greater openness to the world of Monaco '.Source journaldesfemmes.fr