Famous Monacan - Monacan Celebrities

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.

Find out more about the greatest Monacans, including Caroline, Princess of Hanover, Princess Stéphanie of Monaco and Rainier III, Prince of Monaco.

The Most Famous Monacan

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Princess Stéphanie of MonacoFebruary 1, 1965MonacanPrincess Stéphanie, famously dubbed as the 'wild child' of Monaco, is the youngest child of Rainier III, former Prince of Monaco
Rainier III, Prince of MonacoMay 31, 1923MonacanRainier III, Prince of Monaco was one of the longest reigning monarchs in European history
Caroline, Princess of HanoverJanuary 23, 1957MonacanPrincess Caroline of Monaco is the eldest daughter of Rainier III, the Prince of Monaco
Rainier III, Prince of Monaco

Rainier III, Prince of Monaco

Rainier III, Prince of Monaco was one of the longest reigning monarchs in European history

MonacanMay 31, 192397 views

Caroline, Princess of Hanover

Princess Caroline of Monaco is the eldest daughter of Rainier III, the Prince of Monaco

MonacanJanuary 23, 195792 views

Princess Stéphanie of Monaco

Princess Stéphanie, famously dubbed as the 'wild child' of Monaco, is the youngest child of Rainier III, former Prince of Monaco

MonacanFebruary 1, 1965197 views