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Princess Caroline of Hanover
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Princess Caroline of Hanover
Duchess of Brunswick and Lüneburg
Born 23 January 1957 (1957-01-23) (age 63)
Prince's Palace, Monaco
Spouse
Philippe Junot
(m. 1978; div. 1980)

Stefano Casiraghi
(m. 1983; died 1990)

Ernst August, Prince of Hanover (m. 1999)
Issue
  • Andrea Casiraghi
  • Charlotte Casiraghi
  • Pierre Casiraghi
  • Princess Alexandra of Hanover
Full name
Caroline Louise Marguerite Grimaldi
House Grimaldi (by birth)
Hanover (by marriage)
Father Rainier III, Prince of Monaco
Mother Grace Kelly

Caroline, Princess of Hanover (Caroline Louise Marguerite Grimaldi; born 23 January 1957), is the eldest child of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, and the American actress Grace Kelly. She is the elder sister of Prince Albert II and Princess Stéphanie. Until the births of her niece and nephew, Princess Gabriella and Prince Jacques, in December 2014 she had been heir presumptive to the throne of Monaco since 2005, a position which she previously held from 1957 to 1958.

Caroline is married to Ernst August, Prince of Hanover (born 1954), the heir to the defunct throne of the former Kingdom of Hanover, as well as the heir male of George III of the United Kingdom.

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