Remembering Princess Grace: Princess’ mother was a trailblazer in the Australian Open

The late Princess Grace of Monaco was forced to miss the Australian Open earlier this month to address health concerns. The 67-year-old passed away in 2011 after a battle with cancer. A look back…

Remembering Princess Grace: Princess' mother was a trailblazer in the Australian Open

The late Princess Grace of Monaco was forced to miss the Australian Open earlier this month to address health concerns.

The 67-year-old passed away in 2011 after a battle with cancer. A look back at her late mother’s life and career in Australia:

1968– Children Prince Albert II of Monaco and Princess Stephanie are born

1983– She and Prince Albert Monaco wed at the Prince Rainier chapel. Princess Grace became the wife of Rainier III, her cousin by marriage, and mother of their son, Prince Albert II.

1988– Grace attends the Cannes Film Festival

1990– Grace goes into the Australian Open “showing some age,” according to Time magazine

1992– Grace releases her first children’s album, “The Earl of Butterfield”

2004– Grace steps away from touring, said to be because of concerns about her health

2006– The Princess was released from the hospital after having surgery on her back

2011– Grace passed away after a battle with cancer at the age of 67. She had been under the care of doctors since April, 2011 for a related illness and a fall in her summer home.

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