INTRO
BORN LEADER
SMOOTH TRANSITION
ROMANCING THE THRONE
HEADLINE MAKER
LABOUR OF LOVE
RAINIER'S LEGACY
ACTION MAN
CALL OF DESTINY
YOUNG PRETENDERS
PHOTO GALLERY
YOUNG PRETENDERS
When Prince Rainier decided to revise Monaco's constitution in 2002 the eyes of the world fell on his then 17-year-old grandson Andrea. Amid growing concern over Albert's lack of family, the sovereign moved to change the principality's laws in order to allow the succession to pass to Caroline and her children. Having inherited his grandmother Grace Kelly's good looks, Albert's nephew has already earned a reputation as a heart-throb. On the romantic front Andrea has been linked to Colombian heiress Tatiana Santo Domingo and German aristocrat Caroline von Stauffenberg.

His younger brother Pierre, though not quite so well-known as his older siblings Charlotte and Andrea, is likewise becoming a staple at society events around Europe. Princess Caroline's younger son, whose father Stefano tragically lost his life in a speedboat accident in 1990, has accompanied his family to several official functions in recent months.

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