The Princess Grace Hospital Centre

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The Princess Grace Hospital Centre (French: Le Centre Hospitalier Princesse Grace) is a hospital located in Monaco. It was renamed in honor of Princess Grace.

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By 1818, there were no hospitals or charitable institutions in Monaco, Prince Honoré V had the idea of building a modern hospital in the district of The Salines.

It was Prince Albert I who made this project happen, the hospital being inaugurated in 1902 as the Monaco Hospital with 120 beds.

In 1949, with the accession of Prince Rainier III, a service of pediatrics was created: The House Rainier III.

The Government refounded the Hospital in September 1958 with the opening of the Polyclinic. The new hospital complex was renamed The Princess Grace Hospital Centre, in honor of Princess Grace, always committed with humanitarian projects of solidarity and health. Coincidentally, Princess Grace died there from injuries caused by a car accident in 1982. In 2011, her sister-in-law, Princess Antoinette, died there as well.

On December 10, 2014, Princess Charlene of Monaco gave birth to twins at the Hospital, Princess Gabriella, Countess of Carladès and Jacques, Hereditary Prince of Monaco.[1]

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Coordinates: 43°43′50″N 7°24′41″E / 43.73056°N 7.41139°E / 43.73056; 7.41139