Monaco

Prince Albert of Monaco sends a letter of support to the Australian Prime Minister during bushfire crisis

Prince Albert of Monaco is the latest royal to send well wishes to Australia which is in the midst of a bushfire crisis. In the letter, which was addressed to the Prime Minister, Prince Albert said he was “deeply shocked” and sent “thoughts and prayers” to those suffering. The statement reads: Dear Prime Minister, Deeply shocked by the continued bushfires faced…
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Prince and Princess of Monaco present gifts at Monaco Red Cross and Princely Palace

On Wednesday, the Prince and Princess of Monaco presented Christmas gifts at the Monaco Red Cross and Princely Palace alongside their niece and nephew, Camille Gottlieb and Louis Ducruet (two of Prince Albert’s younger sister, Princess Stéphanie’s children). Embed from Getty Images One of the gift distributions took place at the headquarters of the Monegasque Red Cross where…
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Who is Princess Charlene of Monaco?

To conclude our series on the Princess consorts of Monaco, we look at the current titleholder, Princess Charlene – the wife of the Prince of Monaco, Albert II. Charlene Lynette Wittstock was born Bulawayo, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) on 25 January 1978 to Michael and Lynette Wittstock as their eldest child. Michael was a sales manager and Lynette was a former competitive diver and swimming…
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Who was Prince Rainier III of Monaco?

As we mark 90 years since Princess Grace of Monaco’s birth, we take a look at her husband, the late Prince of Monaco, Rainier III. Prince Rainier III of Monaco was born 31 May 1923 in the Prince’s Palace ofMonaco. He was the younger child and only son of…
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Grace's children: Who is Princess Stéphanie of Monaco?

Princess Stéphanie Marie Elisabeth was born in the Princes Palace in Monte Carlo, the capital of the small sun-kissed principality of Monaco, on 1 February 1965. The youngest child of Their Serene Highnesses, Rainier III, Prince of Monaco and Grace, Princess of Monaco, she was third in the line of succession to the Monegasque throne at the time of her birth, following her older brother, Prince…
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