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Video: Prince Albert says fight against climate change is 'a huge responsibility' in New Year's Eve address

Prince Albert – who has been a strong advocate for the protection of the environment for many years – said the fight against climate change was one of the big challenges of this century in his traditional New Year’s Eve address to the Monégasque people. He also said that the protection of the planet is a ‘huge responsibility that we carry for our children and future…
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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?

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 Monégasque Hereditary Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois, and Prince Pierre de Polignac. The Prince was the first native-born Hereditary Prince of Monaco since Honore IV in the mid-1700s. He had one older sibling, PrincessAntoinette, Baroness of…
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Grace's children: Who is Princess Caroline of Monaco, Princess of Hanover?

Princess Caroline Louise Margueritewas born in the Princes Palace in Monte Carlo, the capital of the small sun-kissed principality of Monaco, on 23 January 1957. The eldest child of Their Serene Highnesses, Rainier III, Prince of Monaco and Grace, Princess of Monaco, she bore the title of Hereditary Princess of Monaco from the time of her birth until the birth of her younger brother, Prince…
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