Albert I, Prince o Monaco

Albert I, Prince o Monaco (Albert Honoré Charles; 13 November 1848 – 26 Juin 1922) wis Prince o Monaco frae 10 September 1889 until his daith. He devoted much o his life tae oceanography, exploration an science. Alongside his expeditions, Albert I made reforms on poleetical, economic an social levels, bestowing a constitution on the principality in 1911.

Albert I o Monaco
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Prince o Monaco
Ring10 September 1889 – 26 Juin 1922
PredecessorCharles III
SuccessorLouis II
Born13 November 1848(1848-11-13)
Paris, France
Dee'd26 Juin 1922(1922-06-26) (aged 73)
Paris, France
BuirialSaunt Nicholas Cathedral, Monaco
SpouseLeddy Mary Hamilton (m. 1869; annulled 1880)
Alice Heine (m. 1889; separated 1902)
IssueLouis II, Prince o Monaco
FaitherCharles III, Prince o Monaco
MitherAntoinette de Mérode

First mairiageEedit

On 21 September 1869 at the Château de Marchais (which is still in the possession o the Grimaldis the day) in Champagne, Prince Albert mairit Leddy Mary Victoria Hamilton (1850–1922), o Lanarkshire, Scotland, a dochter o the 11t Duke o Hamilton an his wife, Princess Marie o Baden. The couple met for the first time in August 1869 at a ball hosted bi the Emperor an Empress o Fraunce; thair mairiage haed been arranged bi Albert's grandmither Caroline.


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