The Grimaldi Dynasty
For over 700 years they have ruled the tiny principality of Monaco. Rocked by scandal, touched by tragedy, the Grimaldi Dynasty gained international prominence in the mid '50s through the fairy tale wedding of ruling monarch Prince Rainier to a member of Hollywood royalty, film star Grace Kelly. Following the car crash which killed Princess Grace--under suspicious circumstances--the next generation, Albert, Caroline, and Stephanie, became the focus of increasing media attention, much of it sensational tabloid fodder.
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