Lee Radziwill

Socialite + Public Relations Executive + Interior Decorator + Former Actress
Born Mar 3, 1933

Caroline Lee Bouvier Canfield Radziwill Ross best known as Lee Radziwill, is an American socialite, public relations executive, and former actress and interior decorator. She is the younger sister of the late First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and sister-in-law of President John F. Kennedy. Her niece Caroline Bouvier Kennedy is named after her.… Read More

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1933 Birth Born March 3, 1933, in Southampton, New York, Caroline Lee Bouvier, called Lee after her maternal grandfather James T. Lee, was the daughter of John Vernou Bouvier III and his wife, the former Janet Norton Lee. … Read More


1953 20 Years Old Radziwill has been married three times. Her first marriage, in April 1953, was to Michael Temple Canfield, a publishing executive who had been adopted as an infant by the American publisher Cass Canfield. … Read More
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Her second marriage, on March 19, 1959, was to the Polish prince Stanisław Albrecht Radziwiłł, who divorced his second wife, the former Grace Maria Kolin, and received a Roman Catholic annulment of his first marriage to marry the former Mrs. Canfield. (His second marriage had never been acknowledged by the Roman Catholic Church, so no annulment was necessary.) Five months after the wedding, the couple had a son, Anthony Radziwill, and a year after that, a daughter, Anna Christina Radziwill. They divorced on March 3, 1974.
1962 29 Years Old She also visited India and Pakistan along with her elder sister Jacqueline Kennedy, (then First Lady of the United States) in March 1962. … Read More


1972 39 Years Old She was seen in celebrity company, such as on the 1972 American tour of The Rolling Stones, during which she accompanied Truman Capote. … Read More


1974 41 Years Old Five years after her 1974 divorce, Radziwill became engaged to California hotel magnate Newton Cope, but the wedding was called off five minutes before the ceremony was to begin. (Newton Cope, a San Francisco social figure and bon vivant, who was chairman of the board of a privately-held firm that owned the Huntington Hotel and several other properties on Nob Hill, died November 23, 2005, after a long illness. He was 83 and suffered from bone cancer.) On September 23, 1988, Radziwill became the second wife of American film director and choreographer Herbert Ross. They divorced in 2001, shortly before his death. … Read More


1999 66 Years Old Anthony Radziwill died of cancer at the age of 40 on August 10, 1999, just one month after the death of his cousin John F. Kennedy, Jr. and John's wife, Carolyn; and sister-in-law, Lauren Bessette, in a plane crash near Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.
2008 75 Years Old Radziwill received the Légion d'honneur from the French government in 2008. … Read More
2009 76 Years Old Lee Radziwill's Paris and Manhattan apartments were featured in the April 2009 issue of Elle Décor magazine. … Read More
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