Birth Name: Charlotte Marie Pomeline Casiraghi
Place of Birth: Princess Grace Hospital Centre, La Colle, Monaco
Date of Birth: 3 August, 1986
*French, 1/4 Spanish-Mexican, small amounts of Belgian [Walloon and Flemish], Scottish, English, European Royal, remote Italian (maternal grandfather)
*Irish, German (maternal grandmother)
Charlotte Casiraghi is the second child of Caroline, Princess of Hanover, and Stefano Casiraghi, an Italian industrialist. She is fifth in line to the throne of Monaco. Her uncle is Albert II, Prince of Monaco, and her cousin is Jazmin Grace Grimaldi. The House of Grimaldi, who rules over the little Principality since 1287, is of Italian origin from Genoa.
Charlotte has a son with her former partner, Moroccan Jewish stand-up comedian and actor Gad Elmaleh.
Charlotte’s paternal grandparents are Giancarlo Casiraghi and Fernanda Biffi or Palici.
Charlotte’s maternal grandfather was Prince Rainier III of Monaco (the son of Count Pierre de Polignac, and of Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois). Count Pierre was the son of Count Maxence de Polignac and Susana Mariana de la Torre y Mier, who was born in Mexico, the daughter of Spanish parents. Charlotte’s great-grandmother Princess Charlotte was born in Algeria, the daughter of Louis II Grimaldi, Prince of Monaco, who was born in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, and of Marie Juliette Louvet, who was born in Algeria.
One of Charlotte’s six times great-grandfathers was novelist William Thomas Beckford.
Charlotte’s maternal grandmother was Grace Kelly, an American actress (born Grace Patricia Kelly, the daughter of John “Jack” Brendan Kelly and Margaret Katherine Majer). John was the son of Irish immigrants, John Henry Kelly and Mary Ann/Anne Costello, both of Drumirla, near Westport, County Mayo. Margaret was the daughter of Carl Majer/Maier, who was born in Schloss Helmsdorf, Wurttemberg, Germany, and of Margaretha Berg, who was born in Heppenheim, Germany.
Genealogy of Charlotte’s mother (through her own brother, Albert II, Prince of Monaco) – https://www.wikitree.com
Genealogy of Charlotte’s mother (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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