ANDREA CASIRAGHI Biography - Royalty, Rulers & leaders


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Andrea Albert Pierre Casiraghi (born June 8, 1984) is the eldest child of HRH       
Princess Caroline of Monaco and Hanover and her second husband, Stefano             
Casiraghi, an heir to an Italian oil fortune. He is currently second in line to     
the throne after his mother, meaning that if the currently reigning Prince           
Albert II dies without legitimate children, then Casiraghi will most likely         
someday be the Prince of Monaco.                                                     
He was born June 8, 1984 at 22:40 at Centre Hospitalier Princesse Grace in Monte     
Carlo and was named for a childhood friend of his father's.                         
His godparents were his aunt Princess Stéphanie and his uncle Marco Casiraghi.       
He has two younger siblings, Charlotte and Pierre, and a younger half-sister,       
Princess Alexandra of Hanover. He finished high school at the International         
School of Paris.                                                                     
Known for his delicate blond good looks and athletic skills ? he rides, skis,       
plays football and also guitar ? he was included by People Magazine in 2002 in       
the Top 50 World's Most Beautiful People. He is fluent in French, English,           
Italian, and German.                                                                 
In 2006, he began to represent his mother at official functions most notably in     
August a visit to Manila to the charity Amade Virlanie Foundation, a socio-civic     
organisation of which Princess Caroline is patron.                                   
He is currently a student at the American University of Paris, where he is           
taking up visual arts and international politics.