Albert II, Prince of Monaco

Albert II, Prince of Monaco

Prince of Monaco
Born Mar 14, 1958

Albert II, Sovereign Prince of Monaco, is the head of the House of Grimaldi and the ruler of the Principality of Monaco. He is the son of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, and the American actress Grace Kelly. His sisters are Hereditary Princess Caroline and Princess Stéphanie of Monaco. In July 2011, Prince Albert married Charlene Lynette Wittstock, now Princess Charlene.… Read More

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1958 Birth Born on March 14, 1958.


1976 18 Years Old Albert attended high school at the Lycee Albert Premier, graduating with distinction in 1976. … Read More
1977 19 Years Old He spent a year training in various princely duties, and enrolled at Amherst College in Massachusetts in 1977 as Albert Grimaldi, studying political science, economics, music, and English literature, and also joined Chi Psi fraternity. … Read More


1979 21 Years Old 1 More Event
He spent the summer of 1979 touring Europe and the Middle East with the Amherst Glee Club and graduated in 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science.
1985 27 Years Old Albert took part in the 1985 Paris–Dakar Rally, but did not finish it. … Read More


On 7 March 2005, Albert's father Rainier III, Prince of Monaco was admitted to a hospital in the principality; he was later moved to an intensive care ward. … Read More
2006 48 Years Old Prince Albert II also engaged in a Russian Arctic expedition, reaching the North Pole on Easter, 16 April 2006. … Read More


In January 2009, Prince Albert left for a month-long expedition to Antarctica, where he visited 26 scientific outposts and met with climate-change experts in an attempt to learn more about the impact of global warming on the continent. … Read More
…  In July 2011, Prince Albert married Charlene Wittstock. … Read More
2014 56 Years Old On 10 December 2014, Prince Albert and Princess Charlene welcomed their first and second child, twins Gabriella Thérèse Marie and Jacques Honoré Rainier. … Read More
2015 57 Years Old On August 27, 2015, Prince Albert apologized for Monaco's role in facilitating the deportation of a total of 90 Jews and resistance fighters, of whom only nine survived. "We committed the irreparable in handing over to the neighboring authorities women, men and a child who had taken refuge with us to escape the persecutions they had suffered in France," Albert said at a ceremony in which a monument to the victims was unveiled at the Monaco cemetery. "In distress, they came specifically to take shelter with us, thinking they would find neutrality."
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