Caroline, Princess of Hanover

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Princess of Hanover
Duchess of Brunswick and Lüneburg
Princess Caroline in 2009
Born (1957-01-23) 23 January 1957 (age 67)
Prince's Palace, Monaco
Philippe Junot
(m. 1978; div. 1980)

Stefano Casiraghi
(m. 1983; died 1990)

Full name
Caroline Louise Marguerite Grimaldi
HouseGrimaldi (by birth)
Hanover (by marriage)[1][2][3]
FatherRainier III, Prince of Monaco
MotherGrace Kelly

Caroline, Princess of Hanover (Caroline Louise Marguerite Grimaldi; born 23 January 1957), is the oldest child of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, and the American actress Grace Kelly. She is the oldest sister of Prince Albert II and Princess Stéphanie.

Until the births of her niece and nephew, Princess Gabriella and Prince Jacques, in December 2014, was the heir presumptive to the throne of Monaco.

Caroline is married to Ernst August, Prince of Hanover (born 1954).[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. de Badts de Cugnac, Chantal; Coutant de Saisseval, Guy (2002). Le Petit Gotha (in French). Paris: Nouvelle Imprimerie Laballery. pp. 63 & 70. ISBN 2-9507974-3-1.
  2. "Haus Hannover". Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels, Fürstliche Häuser (in German). Vol. XVIII. C.A. Starke Verlag. 2007. pp. 23 & 25. ISBN 978-3-7980-0841-0.
  3. Schulze, Hermann (1862). Die Hausgesetze der regierenden deutschen Fürstenhäuser (in German). Vol. I. Jena: Verlag von Friedrich Mauke. p. 491.
  4. "Monaco royal taken seriously ill". BBC News. London. 8 April 2005. Retrieved 27 January 2013.