Monaco. According to
Countryaah, the highlight of the year was the 700th
anniversary of the ascendancy of the Grimaldi family on the
Monegasque throne. Celebrations - in which 73-year-old
Prince Rainier III, the 29th ruler of the Monaco, was the
centerpiece - marked the entire year, while the actual
celebration was celebrated January 8. On February 3, Michel Lévêque assumed the post of Prime Minister after the
resignation of Paul Dijoud.