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Monaco has been a mecca for the rich and the famous. Its idyllic natural surroundings, pristine beaches and high-voltage night life make up for a perfect mix! But is Monaco all about its casinos and beaches? Well, don’t go by its size for the country has been the address of many renowned royal leaders and sport stars. Prince Albert II was the reigning monarch of Monaco from 1889 to 1922. Apart from being the constitutional head, he was a famous oceanographer. Rainier III, his great grandson, took up the position and served it for 56 years, thus becoming the longest ruling monarchs in European history. Though he gained fame internationally for his marriage to the American actress Grace Kelly, he was primarily responsible for revamping and expanding Monaco’s economy beyond its traditional casino gambling base. He introduced many light, non-polluting industries in Monaco. Interestingly, thanks to his progressive outlook, gambling which accounted for more than 95 per cent of the nation's annual revenue once has been reduced to merely three per cent today. Know in detail about famous Monegasques; their life and their works.

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 1 Caroline, Princess of Hanover

Caroline, Princess of Hanover.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Heir presumptive
Birthdate: January 23, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Monte Carlo
Caroline, Princess of Hanover, is the daughter of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, and renowned American actor Grace Kelly. An avid philanthropist, she was named a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and won the UNICEF Children's Champion Award for her charity work. She is married to Ernst August, Prince of Hanover.

 2 Alain Ducasse

Alain Ducasse.
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Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: September 13, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Orthez, France

 3 Princess Stéphanie of Monaco

Princess Stéphanie of Monaco.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model, Singer
Birthdate: February 1, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Monaco

Princess Stéphanie of Monaco is the youngest child of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, and his wife, Grace Kelly, an American actress. She is currently 14th in the line of succession to the Monegasque throne. As a schoolgirl, she learned classical dance and piano. In her career, she has been a singer, swimwear designer, and fashion model.

 4 Charlotte Casiraghi

Charlotte Casiraghi.
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Famous As: Editor-at-large, Equestrian Sports Ambassador
Birthdate: August 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Princess Grace Hospital Centre, La Colle, Monte Carlo, Monaco
Charlotte Casiraghi, daughter of Caroline, Princess of Hanover, and Italian industrialist Stefano Casiraghi, has worked as a journalist with magazines such as Above and has also launched her own publication, Ever Manifesto. She is also a skilled equestrian and has founded the philosophy-oriented group Les Rencontres Philosophiques de Monaco.

 5 Rainier III, Prince of Monaco

Rainier III, Prince of Monaco.
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Famous As: Monarch
Birthdate: May 31, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Monaco-Ville
Died: April 6, 2005
Rainier III, son of Prince Pierre, was the Prince of Monaco from 1949 to 2005. He reduced Monaco’s dependence on gambling as a source of revenue and made it more of a tourist destination. He also reduced the powers of the royalty. He was married to renowned actor Grace Kelly.

 6 Jacques, Hereditary Prince of Monaco

Jacques, Hereditary Prince of Monaco
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: December 10, 2014
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Princess Grace Hospital Centre, La Colle, Monaco

 7 Pierre Casiraghi

Pierre Casiraghi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Racing driver, Sailor
Birthdate: September 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Colle, Monaco
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 8 Princess Gabriella, Countess of Carlades

Princess Gabriella, Countess of Carlades
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: December 10, 2014
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Princess Grace Hospital Centre, La Colle, Monaco

 9 Pauline Ducruet

Pauline Ducruet
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Diver, Second child of Princess Stéphanie of Monaco
Birthdate: May 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: La Colle, Monaco

 10 Princess Antoinette, Baroness of Massy

Princess Antoinette, Baroness of Massy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Royal
Birthdate: December 28, 1920
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 18, 2011

 11 Louis II, Prince of Monaco

Louis II, Prince of Monaco
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: July 12, 1870
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baden, Grand Duchy of Baden
Died: May 9, 1949

 12 Albert I, Prince of Monaco

Albert I, Prince of Monaco
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: November 13, 1848
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 26, 1922

 13 Prince Pierre, Duke of Valentinois

Prince Pierre, Duke of Valentinois
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: October 24, 1895
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Morbihan, France
Died: November 10, 1964

 14 Catherine Charlotte de Gramont

Catherine Charlotte de Gramont
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 1639 AD
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 4, 1678

 15 Hélène Pastor

Hélène Pastor
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: 1937 AD
Birthplace: Monaco
Died: May 21, 2014

 16 Alban Ceray

Alban Ceray
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pornographic actor
Birthdate: January 3, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Monaco

 17 Jacques I, Prince of Monaco

Jacques I, Prince of Monaco
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: November 21, 1689
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Torigni-sur-Vire, Normandy, France
Died: April 23, 1751

 18 Louis I, Prince of Monaco

Louis I, Prince of Monaco
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: July 25, 1642
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Prince's Palace of Monaco, Monaco
Died: January 3, 1701

 19 Alice Heine

Alice Heine
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: February 10, 1858
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 22, 1925

 20 Ghislaine Dommanget

Ghislaine Dommanget
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 13, 1900
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Reims, France
Died: April 30, 1991

 21 Antonio I, Prince of Monaco

Antonio I, Prince of Monaco
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: January 25, 1661
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 20, 1731

 22 Maria Caroline Gibert de Lametz

Maria Caroline Gibert de Lametz
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Famous As: Actress, Princess
Birthdate: July 18, 1793
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Coulommiers, France
Died: November 25, 1879

 23 Princess Florestine of Monaco

Princess Florestine of Monaco
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: October 22, 1833
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fontenay-aux-Roses, France
Died: April 4, 1897

 24 Alexandre-Athenase Noghes

Alexandre-Athenase Noghes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: June 15, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Monaco
Died: February 16, 1999

 25 Cécile de Massy

Cécile de Massy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Socialite, Sportswomen
Birthdate: 1968 AD
Birthplace: Guadelope, France

 26 Maria Caterina Brignole

Maria Caterina Brignole
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: October 7, 1737
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Palazzo Rosso, Genoa, Italy
Died: March 18, 1813

 27 Marie of Lorraine

Marie of Lorraine
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: August 12, 1674
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 30, 1724

 28 Antoinette de Mérode

Antoinette de Mérode
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: September 28, 1828
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: February 10, 1864

 29 Lucas Catarina

Lucas Catarina
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 26, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Monaco

 30 Hugo Nys

Hugo Nys
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: February 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Évian-les-Bains, France

 31 Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton

Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Noblewoman
Birthdate: December 11, 1850
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: May 14, 1922

 32 Romain Arneodo

Romain Arneodo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cannes, France

 33 Marie Thérèse de Choiseul

Marie Thérèse de Choiseul
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Noblewoman
Birthdate: December 8, 1766
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 27, 1794

 34 Prince Joseph of Monaco

Prince Joseph of Monaco
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: September 10, 1763
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hôtel Matignon, Paris, France
Died: June 28, 1816

 35 Benjamin Balleret

Benjamin Balleret
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: January 15, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Monte Carlo, Monaco

 36 Honoré IV

Honoré IV
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: May 17, 1758
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 16, 1819

 37 Ercole, Marquis of Baux

Ercole, Marquis of Baux
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 16, 1623
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, Kingdom of France
Died: August 2, 1651

 38 Charlotte Afriat

Charlotte Afriat
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: October 17, 2002
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Monaco

 39 Ippolita Trivulzio

Ippolita Trivulzio
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 1600 AD
Birthplace: Palazzo Trivulzio, Duchy of Milan
Died: June 20, 1638

 40 Alexandra Coletti

Alexandra Coletti
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Alpine Skier
Birthdate: August 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: La Colle, Monaco

 41 Jean-Rene Lisnard

Jean-Rene Lisnard
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: September 25, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cannes, France

 42 Charlotte of Monaco

Charlotte of Monaco
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Nun
Birthdate: May 19, 1719
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris Kingdom of France
Died: 1790 AD

 43 Louise Hippolyte

Louise Hippolyte
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 10, 1697
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Monaco
Died: December 29, 1731

 44 Isabella Grimaldi

Isabella Grimaldi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Monaco
Died: 1583 AD

 45 Maguy Maccario Doyle

Maguy Maccario Doyle
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Unknown

 46 Rudy Rinaldi

Rudy Rinaldi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Bobsledder
Birthdate: August 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Monaco

 47 Olivier Jenot

Olivier Jenot
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Alpine skier
Birthdate: February 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Monaco

 48 Maria Landi

Maria Landi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: January 19, 1599

 49 Honore II

Honore II
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: December 24, 1597
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Monaco
Died: January 10, 1662

 50 Brice Etès

Brice Etès
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Middle-distance specialist
Birthdate: April 11, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Monaco