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King Felipe and Queen Letizia act as hosts for Conference on Climate Change (COP25)

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain have played hosts to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP25) in Madrid where Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg, Prince Albert of Monaco and other foreign dignitaries were in attendance. The theme of the conference is to reduce CO2 emissions, global trade in emission rights, and other issues surrounding the goals set at the 2015 Paris climate…
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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…
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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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Princess Charlene talks about raising her "unstoppable" twins in new interview

Princess Charlene described her twins, Princess Gabriella and Prince Jacques, as having an “incredible affection and gentleness for one another” in a new interview with a French magazine. In Point de Vue, a French royalty magazine, Princess Charlene spoke in a wide-ranging interview about raising her children, who turn five in December, saying that they “talk to each other all the time…
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Monaco's royals celebrate National Day

Yesterday, Monaco’s Princely Family celebrated the principality’s National Day (or Prince’s Day), and Princess Grace was on all their minds as this year would have marked her 90th birthday. Prince Albert and Princess Charlene were there with their twins, Princess Gabriella (who donned a cute red beret) and Prince Jacques (who was wearing a mini military uniform). Prince…
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Why is Monaco's National Day in November?

As Monaco prepares to celebrate its National Day on 19 November, let’s take a look at why the National Day takes place on that date. Monaco’s National Day is first and foremost the occasion for the Monégasque people to pay tribute to its princes, hence why…
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90 Years of Grace: Who is Prince Albert?

The man more commonly known as Prince Albert II of Monaco was born Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre Grimaldi on 14 March 1958. The second child and only son of the then monarch of Monaco, Prince Rainier III, and his wife, Princess Grace, Albert was a prince and the heir to the Monegasque throne from birth. He was baptised on 20 April 1958 with Queen Victoria Eugenia of Spain and Prince Louis de…
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