House of Grimaldi

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House of Grimaldi
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Country: Genoa, Monaco
Founder: Grimaldo
Current Head: Albert II, Prince of Monaco
Founding Year: 1160
Ethnicity: Italian

The House of Grimaldi is associated with the history of the Republic of Genoa, Italy and of the Principality of Monaco. The head of the present family is Prince Albert II of Monaco.[1] He is the son of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco and Grace Kelly.[2] The state is also well known for having a Princess in her own right.

References[change | change source]

  1. Wayne C. Thompson, Western Europe 2014 (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014), p. 167
  2. "Prince Albert of Monaco Fast Facts". CNN. 11 December 2014. Retrieved 17 December 2014.