Number 26 - 2002 (Out of print version)

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This issue commemorates the 20th anniversary of the death of Princess Grace, which occurred in 1982. After an article in tribute to the princess, the background of Grace of Monaco is told and illustrated by a very rich iconography. (full texts in French)

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HOMMAGE TO HER SERENE HIGHNESS THE PRINCESS GRACE OF MONACO

Article from Number 26 - 2002 - HOMMAGE TO HER SERENE HIGHNESS THE PRINCESS GRACE OF MONACO

This article refers to broad lines of Miss Grace Patricia Kelly’s life, who became Princess of Monaco by marrying Prince Rainier III. It also highlights the social and humanitarian actions that the princess carried out. (full text in French)

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HOMMAGE TO HER SERENE HIGHNESS THE PRINCESS GRACE OF MONACO - 2002

Maryse BIANCHERI
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HER SERENE HIGHNESS THE PRINCESS GRACE OF MONACO (1956-1982)

Article from Number 26 - 2002 - HER SERENE HIGHNESS THE PRINCESS GRACE OF MONACO (1956-1982)

This second article illustrates Princess Grace’s life thanks to some unpublished pictures, commented by quotes from the Journal de Monaco. (full text in French)

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HER SERENE HIGHNESS THE PRINCESS GRACE OF MONACO (1956-1982) - 2002

Franck BIANCHERI/Régis LECUYER
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Number 25 - 2001

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In this issue, three articles focus on the specificities of Honoré II, Albert I and Louise-Hippolyte, the only reigning princess. The volume dedicates the other studies to the attitudes history, among which the religious practice and the popular devotion at the very beginning of 16th century, as well as the clothes and their symbolism in the 17th and 18th centuries. Finally, some pages are dedicated to Gaston Leroux, and a night in the Casino of Monte-Carlo is also described. (full texts in French)

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LETTERS FROM THE COUNTESS GREFFULHE TO PRINCE ALBERT I

Article from Number 25 - 2001 - LETTERS FROM THE COUNTESS GREFFULHE TO PRINCE ALBERT I

Throughout his life, Prince Albert I was interested in physics and human sciences. He had a correspondence with the countess Greffulhe, a great musician and patron, who actively helped to the contemporary music spreading. Those letters highlight the ideas of both protagonists, who respect each other despite their spirit disagreement. (full text in French)

LETTERS FROM THE COUNTESS GREFFULHE TO PRINCE ALBERT I - 2001

Paule DRUILHE-FAVRE
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THE DUCHESS AND DUKE OF VALENTINOIS’ CHILDREN

Article from Number 25 - 2001 - THE DUCHESS AND DUKE OF VALENTINOIS’ CHILDREN

Louise-Hippolyte and her husband Jacques de Matignon had nine children. Six of them reached adulthood, but their destinies were different because of their sex, obviously, but also their parents’ history and their mother’s death. (full text in French)

THE DUCHESS AND DUKE OF VALENTINOIS’ CHILDREN - 2001

Thérèse GHIZZI/Robert FILLON
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THE PRIVACY IN MONACO : CLOTHES IN THE 17<sup>th</sup> AND 18<sup>th</sup> CENTURIES

Article from Number 25 - 2001 - THE PRIVACY IN MONACO : CLOTHES IN THE 17th AND 18th CENTURIES

Clothes may be the mirror of the soul but also ordinary materials used to protect bodies. In Monaco, in the 17th and 18th centuries, notarial deeds provided numerous examples, in particular with the trousseau. This is a great opportunity to describe the evolution of appearance, freedom and dictates of fashion, within an economic system which fuled trade. (full text in French)

THE PRIVACY IN MONACO : CLOTHES IN THE 17th AND 18th CENTURIES - 2001

Olivia NOAT-ANTONI
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RELIGIOUS PRACTICE AND POPULAR DEVOTION IN MONACO AROUND THE YEAR 1500

Article from Number 25 - 2001 - RELIGIOUS PRACTICE AND POPULAR DEVOTION IN MONACO AROUND THE YEAR 1500

The religious practice in Monaco, in the very beginning of modern times, did not benefit from a specific and detailed study. That is the reason why the author presents the main actors (priests, priors, rectors and flagellants), in their geographical (chapels) and historical (worships of saints, testaments, feasts and processions) context. (full text in French)

RELIGIOUS PRACTICE AND POPULAR DEVOTION IN MONACO AROUND THE YEAR 1500 - 2001

Claude PASSET
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ABOUT TWO SYMBOLIC MARKS OF HONORÉ II WITHIN HIS PALACE

Article from Number 25 - 2001 - ABOUT TWO SYMBOLIC MARKS OF HONORÉ II WITHIN HIS PALACE

From Honoré II’s reign, the author analyses the reasons why this prince added two decorative structures to his Palace : a French garden and the bath pavilion. Lost during the first part of the 19th century, the plans have been recreated and replaced to their initial position. (full text in French)

ABOUT TWO SYMBOLIC MARKS OF HONORÉ II WITHIN HIS PALACE - 2001

Jean-Baptiste ROBERT
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GASTON LEROUX AND THE GAMBLING TEMPTATION : A NIGHT AT THE CASINO OF MONTE-CARLO

Article from Number 25 - 2001 - GASTON LEROUX AND THE GAMBLING TEMPTATION : A NIGHT AT THE CASINO OF MONTE-CARLO

Gaston Leroux was a compulsive gambler who settled in Menton then in Nice. His life is a good opportunity to take a close look at the Casino of Monte-Carlo, during a night of February 1902. Thanks to his writings, like Le sept de trèfle, Mister Flow or Décavé, this article shows the aristocratic and artistic life of this gaming establishment. (full text in French)

GASTON LEROUX AND THE GAMBLING TEMPTATION : A NIGHT AT THE CASINO OF MONTE-CARLO - 2001

Martine ROUSSEAU-CHATELAIN
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Number 24 - 2000

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This issue focuses on different figures of the history : Giovanni Francesco Monno of Monaco, a cartographer of the 17th century; the Grimaldi Knight, who was the first governor of the 18th century and Antoine I’s son; Prince Honoré III during the French Revolution; the bust of General Krasinski realized by the Monegasque artist François-Joseph Bosio; Caroline Gibert de Lametz, who was a princess of Monaco in the 19th century, and the astronomer Francesco Maria Grimaldi. To finish with, an article also talks about the local dialect at school. (full texts in French)

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“ARTE DELLA VERA NAVEGATIONE” BY GIOVANNI FRANCESCO MONNO, FROM MONACO (17<sup>th</sup> CENTURY)

Article from Number 24 - 2000 - “ARTE DELLA VERA NAVEGATIONE” BY GIOVANNI FRANCESCO MONNO, FROM MONACO (17th CENTURY)

Giovanni Francesco Monno, little-known cartographer and cosmographer, worked as a surgeon and was a specialist of the 17th century. He published six books related to this period including Arte della vera navigatione. Let’s talk about the scientific and maritime knowledge of that time. (full text in French)

 

“ARTE DELLA VERA NAVEGATIONE” BY GIOVANNI FRANCESCO MONNO, FROM MONACO (17th CENTURY) - 2000

Corradino ASTENGO
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THE GRIMALDI KNIGHT, GOVERNOR OF MONACO FROM 1732 TO 1784

Article from Number 24 - 2000 - THE GRIMALDI KNIGHT, GOVERNOR OF MONACO FROM 1732 TO 1784

A few things have been written about the Knight of Monaco, who was Prince Antoine I‘s son. This article refers to this key character of the Principality’s history, who was also the first governor of Monaco. (full text in French)

THE GRIMALDI KNIGHT, GOVERNOR OF MONACO FROM 1732 TO 1784 - 2000

Odile DAMOUR
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PRINCE HONORÉ III DURING THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. NOVEMBER 1792 – SEPTEMBER 1793 : THE END OF ILLUSIONS

Article from Number 24 - 2000 - PRINCE HONORÉ III DURING THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. NOVEMBER 1792 – SEPTEMBER 1793 : THE END OF ILLUSIONS

This article is the third part of a study, the first two parts of which were published in the issues n°19 and 21. It deals with Prince Honoré III’s actions during the French Revolutionary’s troubles which impacted Monaco. (full text in French)

PRINCE HONORÉ III DURING THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. NOVEMBER 1792 – SEPTEMBER 1793 : THE END OF ILLUSIONS - 2000

Claude-Aline ENCENAS
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THE BUST OF GENERAL KRASINSKI (1782-1858), BY FRANÇOIS-JOSEPH BOSIO, LEFT IN FRANCE

Article from Number 24 - 2000 - THE BUST OF GENERAL KRASINSKI (1782-1858), BY FRANÇOIS-JOSEPH BOSIO, LEFT IN FRANCE

The examination of a bust by François-Joseph Bosio, which was reported lost so far, is the opportunity to trace back the French military career of the General Krasinski. It’s important to note that François-Joseph Bosio, a Monegasque artist, was the subject of a study published in Annales monégasques n°9. (full text in French)

THE BUST OF GENERAL KRASINSKI (1782-1858), BY FRANÇOIS-JOSEPH BOSIO, LEFT IN FRANCE - 2000

Gérard HUBERT
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CAROLINE GIBERT DE LAMETZ (1793-1879), PRINCESS OF MONACO : A DRIVE FOR MODERNITY

Article from Number 24 - 2000 - CAROLINE GIBERT DE LAMETZ (1793-1879), PRINCESS OF MONACO : A DRIVE FOR MODERNITY

Princess Caroline played a significant role : she was the instigator of her husband’s politics, Prince Florestan, and her son, Prince Charles III. Discreet, as wife and mother, she was nevertheless at the origin of important upheavals, like the settlement of a casino in Monaco. (full text in French)

CAROLINE GIBERT DE LAMETZ (1793-1879), PRINCESS OF MONACO : A DRIVE FOR MODERNITY - 2000

Martine ROUSSEAU-CHATELAIN
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THE MONEGASQUE SPEAKING AT SCHOOL

Article from Number 24 - 2000 - THE MONEGASQUE SPEAKING AT SCHOOL

It took a long time for the dialect to be recognized as a language in itself. Besides, it was lately studied at school. This article refers to the efforts made by local authors and the government to its consecration. (full text in French)

THE MONEGASQUE SPEAKING AT SCHOOL - 2000

René STEFANELLI
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FRANCESCO MARIA GRIMALDI, PHYSICIST AND ASTRONOMER

Article from Number 24 - 2000 - FRANCESCO MARIA GRIMALDI, PHYSICIST AND ASTRONOMER

The Grimaldi family also has numerous branches, in addition to the princes of Monaco. One of them, the Bologna branch, belonged to Francesco Maria, a physicist and astronomer of the 17th century. Along with his works, which inspired Cassini and Newton, his most important contribution was that he gave the name of Grimaldi to a region of the moon. (full text in French)

FRANCESCO MARIA GRIMALDI, PHYSICIST AND ASTRONOMER - 2000

Giorgio TABARRONI
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ARCHIVES DOCUMENTS : ALBUM FROM THE PAST. MONACO AND ITS SURROUNDINGS, A HUNDRED YEARS AGO.

Article from Number 24 - 2000 - ARCHIVES DOCUMENTS : ALBUM FROM THE PAST. MONACO AND ITS SURROUNDINGS, A HUNDRED YEARS AGO.

These archives documents are composed of unpublished pictures by Alfred Bouvier and Detaille, held in the Palace but also from private collections. (full text in French)

ARCHIVES DOCUMENTS : ALBUM FROM THE PAST. MONACO AND ITS SURROUNDINGS, A HUNDRED YEARS AGO. - 2000

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Number 23 - 1999

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This issue, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Prince Rainier III’s reign in 1999, is exclusively focused on five decades of politic actions, and publishes a rich iconography. (full texts in French)

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THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REIGN OF H.S.H. PRINCE RAINIER III

Article from Number 23 - 1999 - THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REIGN OF H.S.H. PRINCE RAINIER III

This article is an introduction of this new issue, which traces the history of Prince Rainier III‘s reign, through general topics like social life, important works, tourism, industry and politics. (full text in French)

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THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REIGN OF H.S.H. PRINCE RAINIER III - 1999

Jean-Baptiste ROBERT
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PICTURES OF A HALF-CENTURY REIGN

Article from Number 23 - 1999 - PICTURES OF A HALF-CENTURY REIGN

This second article illustrates the five decades during which Prince Rainier III reigned, thanks to pictures, for most unpublished, and comments with some Journal de Monaco quotes. (full text in French)

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PICTURES OF A HALF-CENTURY REIGN - 1999

Franck BIANCHERI/Régis LECUYER
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Number 22 - 1998

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This issue is particularly heterogeneous : chronologically speaking (from the 17th to the 20th century), and by the covered topics (architecture, music, literature, politics). The “Archives documents” is dedicated to one of the most important events of the Monaco history : the Treaty of Péronne, which has linked France to the principality for 152 years, and which is transcribed in its entirety. (full texts in French)

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THE CASINO OF MONTE-CARLO BY THE IMAGE

Article from Number 22 - 1998 - THE CASINO OF MONTE-CARLO BY THE IMAGE

The foundation stone of the present casino was laid in 1858. Since then, the architecture of this building has changed according to the pictorial and musical fashions, but also the needs of every age. This article shows an overall map and pictures, sometimes unpublished, of the casino. Containing commentaries, those pictures introduce us to a universe of beauty and elegance. (full text in French)

THE CASINO OF MONTE-CARLO BY THE IMAGE - 1998

Daniel AUBRY
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OUR NATIONAL ANTHEM

Article from Number 22 - 1998 - OUR NATIONAL ANTHEM

A national march was created in the early 19th century, after a murky political period ended by the secession of Menton and Roquebrune. The march was transformed into anthem, with Prince Charles III’s support, in order to establish the international status of Monaco. Several instrumental versions exist, and the author presents two of them. (full text in French)

 

OUR NATIONAL ANTHEM - 1998

Fernand BERTRAND
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IN PROVENCE AND MONACO : MADAME DE SÉVIGNÉ’S IMAGINARY TRIP

Article from Number 22 - 1998 - IN PROVENCE AND MONACO : MADAME DE SÉVIGNÉ’S IMAGINARY TRIP

Madame de Sévigné was a Parisian in the soul, and came to Provence to visit her daughter, François de Grignan’s wife, who was then Governor of Provence. This epistolary relationship was the only way for those women to communicate. Even if Madame de Sévigné had never been in Monaco, she imagined the Principality when her daughter visited the princess of Monaco in 1672. (full text in French)

IN PROVENCE AND MONACO : MADAME DE SÉVIGNÉ’S IMAGINARY TRIP - 1998

Roger DUCHENE
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THE OPERA OF MONTE-CARLO IN PARIS IN 1912

Article from Number 22 - 1998 - THE OPERA OF MONTE-CARLO IN PARIS IN 1912

In 1912, the name of the opera of Monte-Carlo was associated to Raoul Gunsbourg, director of this prestigious institution since 1892. His artistic choices, safe and original, permitted to settle the operas of Boito, Verdi, Rossini and Puccini which built the reputation of this establishment. (full text in French)

THE OPERA OF MONTE-CARLO IN PARIS IN 1912 - 1998

Georges et Paule FAVRE
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PRINCE ALBERT I’S HUNTINGS AT CAP MARTIN

Article from Number 22 - 1998 - PRINCE ALBERT I’S HUNTINGS AT CAP MARTIN

Bought in 1346 by the lords of Monaco, the Cap Martin property was the princes’ hunting place in the next centuries. Antoine I could not move a lot because he had gout but he enjoyed hunting in this place, on a litter, and stayed in his Menton “casin”. (full text in French)

PRINCE ALBERT I’S HUNTINGS AT CAP MARTIN - 1998

Thérèse GHIZZI et Robert FILLON
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ARCHIVE DOCUMENTS : THE TREATY OF PÉRONNE (SEPTEMBER, 14<sup>th</sup> 1641)

Article from Number 22 - 1998 - ARCHIVE DOCUMENTS : THE TREATY OF PÉRONNE (SEPTEMBER, 14th 1641)

The treaty of Péronne was fundamental for the Monaco’s history. Its signature put an end to the Spanish protectorate, which was settled in 1524, and it represented the beginning of the French protectorate… for 152 years… (full text in French)

ARCHIVE DOCUMENTS : THE TREATY OF PÉRONNE (SEPTEMBER, 14th 1641) - 1998

Claude PASSET
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THE TRAGIC FATE OF A PRINCESS OF MONACO IN THE 18<sup>th</sup> CENTURY : FRANÇOISE-THÉRÈSE DE CHOISEUL-STAINVILLE

Article from Number 22 - 1998 - THE TRAGIC FATE OF A PRINCESS OF MONACO IN THE 18th CENTURY : FRANÇOISE-THÉRÈSE DE CHOISEUL-STAINVILLE

Françoise-Thérèse de Choiseul-Stainville, Joseph Grimaldi’s wife and Prince Honoré III’s daughter-in-law, was the only princess of Monaco who died guillotined. This article refers to this sensitive women who was born in a gold cocoon and who died on the last revolutionary cart, 28 years later. (full text in French)

THE TRAGIC FATE OF A PRINCESS OF MONACO IN THE 18th CENTURY : FRANÇOISE-THÉRÈSE DE CHOISEUL-STAINVILLE - 1998

Jean-Baptiste ROBERT
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Number 21 - 1997

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This volume deals with an important subject : the allergy discovery during the campaign of Prince Albert I, in 1901. Another study is dedicated to the Albergue‘s role in the Grimaldi dynasty founding in Monaco. Nevertheless, the authors also refer to the 17th and 18th centuries, by studying coin, art and politics. (full texts in French)

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THE ORIGINS OF THE ALLERGY DISCOVERY : PRINCE ALBERT I’S 1901 CAMPAIGN

Article from Number 21 - 1997 - THE ORIGINS OF THE ALLERGY DISCOVERY : PRINCE ALBERT I’S 1901 CAMPAIGN

Instigator of the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, Prince Albert I, also called “the scientific prince”, travelled widely over the seas to advance the oceanographic knowledge. But his works also led to discover, for instance, anaphylaxy, in the medical field. (full text in French)

 

THE ORIGINS OF THE ALLERGY DISCOVERY : PRINCE ALBERT I’S 1901 CAMPAIGN - 1997

Maryse BIANCHERI
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THE PREROGATIVES OF THE PRINCES OF MONACO AND THE COLBERTS’ MONETARY POLICY (1664-1701)

Article from Number 21 - 1997 - THE PREROGATIVES OF THE PRINCES OF MONACO AND THE COLBERTS’ MONETARY POLICY (1664-1701)

The power of issuing money was one of the best ways to affirm a state’s sovereignty. The princes of Monaco were convinced of this idea in 1612. Throughout the 17th century, they issued money for the prestige and wealth, but also in order to increase the international recognition. (full text in French)

THE PREROGATIVES OF THE PRINCES OF MONACO AND THE COLBERTS’ MONETARY POLICY (1664-1701) - 1997

Christian CHARLET
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THE GRIMALDIS’ PORTRAIT PAINTER. PIERRE GOBERT, A COURT AND PRIVATE PAINTER IN THE 18<sup>th</sup> CENTURY

Article from Number 21 - 1997 - THE GRIMALDIS’ PORTRAIT PAINTER. PIERRE GOBERT, A COURT AND PRIVATE PAINTER IN THE 18th CENTURY

Pierre Gobert was a painter from Paris we don’t know much about. However, he was chosen by Prince Jacques I to paint his wife Louise-Hyppolite and their children’s portraits, that is to say around ten canvas. Through an analysis of his paintings, this article introduces us to the world of the greatest. (full text in French)

THE GRIMALDIS’ PORTRAIT PAINTER. PIERRE GOBERT, A COURT AND PRIVATE PAINTER IN THE 18th CENTURY - 1997

Mireille DUPONTHIEUX
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PRINCE HONORÉ III DURING THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. MAY-OCTOBER 1792 : THE ROCK OF FREEDOM

Article from Number 21 - 1997 - PRINCE HONORÉ III DURING THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. MAY-OCTOBER 1792 : THE ROCK OF FREEDOM

This article is the second part of a study, the first part of which was published in the issue n° 19 of Annales monégasques. It deals with the actions of Prince Honoré III during the French Revolution troubles that affected Monaco. (full text in French)

PRINCE HONORÉ III DURING THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. MAY-OCTOBER 1792 : THE ROCK OF FREEDOM - 1997

Claude-Aline ENCENAS
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PRINCE LOUIS I AS AMBASSADOR TO THE HOLY SEE (1699-1701)

Article from Number 21 - 1997 - PRINCE LOUIS I AS AMBASSADOR TO THE HOLY SEE (1699-1701)

Prince Louis I was a strong defender and passionate about the France’s greatness, which was represented by his own godfather Louis XIV. That is the reason why he was considered as a right-hand man to manage the awkward political situation that France was facing in the very end of the 17th century. Has he been up to the situation? (full text in French)

PRINCE LOUIS I AS AMBASSADOR TO THE HOLY SEE (1699-1701) - 1997

Thérèse GHIZZI/Robert FILLON
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HONORÉ II AND THE SUCCESSFUL FREEDOM OF MONACO (1597-1662)

Article from Number 21 - 1997 - HONORÉ II AND THE SUCCESSFUL FREEDOM OF MONACO (1597-1662)

Honoré II was the first prince of Monaco. He gave his country a new identity and an international status. This article refers to the events’ and attitudes’ history and gives more details regarding the political, religious and social aspects raised by Prince Honoré II. (full text in French)

HONORÉ II AND THE SUCCESSFUL FREEDOM OF MONACO (1597-1662) - 1997

Inès et Claude PASSET
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THE ROLE OF THE “ALBERGUE” IN THE FOUNDING OF THE GRIMALDIS’ DYNASTY

Article from Number 21 - 1997 - THE ROLE OF THE “ALBERGUE” IN THE FOUNDING OF THE GRIMALDIS’ DYNASTY

The family of princes of Monaco came from Genoa. In this city, the “albergue” refered to a house composed of many families who bore the name of their common ancestors. This explains the existing links between the Grimaldis who emigrated to Monaco, Bueil, Cagnes-Antibes and Châteauneuf. Did those people get along well despite their different interests? (full text in French)

THE ROLE OF THE “ALBERGUE” IN THE FOUNDING OF THE GRIMALDIS’ DYNASTY - 1997

René VIALATTE
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GENEALOGY OF THE GRIMALDIS OF MONACO

Article from Number 21 - 1997 - GENEALOGY OF THE GRIMALDIS OF MONACO

GENEALOGY OF THE GRIMALDIS OF MONACO - 1997

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Number 20 - 1996

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This issue is rather modernism-oriented. The “Archives document” honours a map dated 1602, and an article is dedicated to the Giornale by the priest Pacchiero. The 18th century is represented by Antoine I and both sides of his work (the creation of a path and poetry). However, the contemporary times are discussed within two other studies : In one hand, René Blum, who was the director of the Opera of Monte-Carlo in the 19th and 20th centuries, and on the other hand, seven Monegasque poets from the 20th century. To finish with, an article covers the origin of the Grimaldi dynasty, nearly seven centuries-old. (full texts in French)

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RENÉ BLUM (1878-1942). FROM AN ENTHUSIASTIC CHILDHOOD TO “ NIGHT AND FOG “

Article from Number 20 - 1996 - RENÉ BLUM (1878-1942). FROM AN ENTHUSIASTIC CHILDHOOD TO “ NIGHT AND FOG “

René Blum was the brother of the famous Léon Blum. This article talks about René Blum as an arts lover, whose name must be associated to Balanchine, Pagnol or Matisse. He was also co-creator of the Russian Ballets of Monte-Carlo and director of the theater and the Ballets of Monte-Carlo from 1924 to 1940. He died in the concentration camp of Auschwitz in 1942. (full text in French)

RENÉ BLUM (1878-1942). FROM AN ENTHUSIASTIC CHILDHOOD TO “ NIGHT AND FOG “ - 1996

Franck BIANCHERI
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THE WAY OF PRINCE ANTOINE I

Article from Number 20 - 1996 - THE WAY OF PRINCE ANTOINE I

The acute gouty arthritis that was facing Prince Antoine I at the age of 46, forced him to live between Monaco and Menton. Thus, it was crucial to build a carriage road between those cities, which was much more reliable than sea journeys. It was integrated to the road network… 150 years later. (full text in French)

THE WAY OF PRINCE ANTOINE I - 1996

Thérèse GHIZZI et Robert FILLON
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THE “GIORNALE” OF THE PARISH SAINT-NICHOLAS OF MONACO (1638-1656), BY DON PACCHIERO. MUNSCRIPT 515 FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE PALACE. TRANSLATION, NOTES AND COMMENTS. THIRD PART : 1649-1656

Article from Number 20 - 1996 - THE “GIORNALE” OF THE PARISH SAINT-NICHOLAS OF MONACO (1638-1656), BY DON PACCHIERO. MUNSCRIPT 515 FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE PALACE. TRANSLATION, NO...

The Giornale, written by Don Pacchiero, parish priest of Monaco in the 17th century, may be considered as the equivalent of the priest Lanciarez’s works in the 18th century. Indeed, written between 1638 and 1656, this diary gives a lot of precisions regarding the political and everyday life in Monaco. This third and last part is dedicated to the themes tackled in the entire Giornale. (full text in French)

THE “GIORNALE” OF THE PARISH SAINT-NICHOLAS OF MONACO (1638-1656), BY DON PACCHIERO. MUNSCRIPT 515 FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE PALACE. TRANSLATION, NOTES AND COMMENTS. THIRD PART : 1649-1656 - 1996

Inès et Claude PASSET
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THE ORIGINS OF A 700 YEARS DYNASTY : ON JANUARY 8<sup>th</sup> 1297, THE GRIMALDIS SEIZED MONACO

Article from Number 20 - 1996 - THE ORIGINS OF A 700 YEARS DYNASTY : ON JANUARY 8th 1297, THE GRIMALDIS SEIZED MONACO

In order to commemorate the Grimaldis’ arrival in Monaco, this article relates the events which took place in 1297, describing the European political and social background. It also succinctly highlights the history of the current princes’ ancestors. (full text in French)

THE ORIGINS OF A 700 YEARS DYNASTY : ON JANUARY 8th 1297, THE GRIMALDIS SEIZED MONACO - 1996

Jean-Baptiste ROBERT
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A SOVEREIGN PRINCE’S POETRIES IN THE 18<sup>th</sup> CENTURY

Article from Number 20 - 1996 - A SOVEREIGN PRINCE’S POETRIES IN THE 18th CENTURY

Prince Antoine I is well known to be the “musician prince”. However, his sensitivity led him to write poems. This article presents a collection of those poems, never published before. It is also a good way to know more about the family circle of this artist and prince. (full text in French)

A SOVEREIGN PRINCE’S POETRIES IN THE 18th CENTURY - 1996

Martine ROUSSEAU-CHATELAIN
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“SETE PUETI MUNEGASCHI”. SEVEN MONEGASQUE POETS

Article from Number 20 - 1996 - “SETE PUETI MUNEGASCHI”. SEVEN MONEGASQUE POETS

Louis Notari, Marc-Marius Curti, Louis Canis, “Lazare” Sauvaigo, Louis Frolla, Robert Boisson and Etienne Clerissi perfectly used the Monesgasque grammar in the 20th century. This article refers to those “words lovers”. (full text in French)

“SETE PUETI MUNEGASCHI”. SEVEN MONEGASQUE POETS - 1996

René STEFANELLI
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ARCHIVES DOCUMENTS : MONACO’S TERRITORIAL FRONTIERS, FOLLOWING THE 1602 MAP

Article from Number 20 - 1996 - ARCHIVES DOCUMENTS : MONACO’S TERRITORIAL FRONTIERS, FOLLOWING THE 1602 MAP

The map of 1602 was created in order to try to define, for the umpteenth time, Monaco’s borders with la Turbie, which was a village of the Savoy Kingdom. This map stands for the independence desire, which lasted until the middle of the 18th century. (full text in French)

ARCHIVES DOCUMENTS : MONACO’S TERRITORIAL FRONTIERS, FOLLOWING THE 1602 MAP - 1996

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Number 19 - 1995

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This issue contains the second part of the commented translation of the Giornale by Don Pacchiero, as well as a follow-up of the hospital history in Monaco. The French Revolution is once again highlighted, through Prince Honoré III. This issue also assesses the action of Charles III in terms of tourism, and takes stock of the Prince Albert I involvement in the Dreyfus affair. (full texts in French)

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PRINCE HONORÉ III DURING THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. SEPTEMBER 1790 - APRIL 1792 : THREATS OF PUBLIC ORDER

Article from Number 19 - 1995 - PRINCE HONORÉ III DURING THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. SEPTEMBER 1790 - APRIL 1792 : THREATS OF PUBLIC ORDER

How did Honoré III react when his country was torn apart by revolutionary troubles, and the social structures damaged? For months, he did not stop fighting against the French administration so as this latter to respect his country, as mentioned in the Treaty of Péronne. This article highlights the strengths and troubles of that time in order to have a better understanding of this complex situation. The second part of this study is published in the issue n°21 of Annales monégasques. (full text in French)

PRINCE HONORÉ III DURING THE FRENCH REVOLUTION. SEPTEMBER 1790 - APRIL 1792 : THREATS OF PUBLIC ORDER - 1995

Claude-Aline ENCENAS
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THE HOSPITAL-HOSPICE ON THE ROCK OF MONACO FROM 1818 TO 1900

Article from Number 19 - 1995 - THE HOSPITAL-HOSPICE ON THE ROCK OF MONACO FROM 1818 TO 1900

Following the article entitled “Hospitals on the rock of Monaco before the 19th century”, published in the issue n°18 of Annales monégasques, this study deals with the upheaval of the approach to health care and hospital structure. The authors talk about the health administration functioning, the civil hospice’s creation as well as the role congregations like Dames of Saint-Maur and the daughters of charity of Saint Vincent de Paul. (full text in French)

THE HOSPITAL-HOSPICE ON THE ROCK OF MONACO FROM 1818 TO 1900 - 1995

Thérèse GHIZZI/Robert FILLON
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THE “GIORNALE” OF THE PARISH SAINT-NICHOLAS OF MONACO (1638-1656), BY DON PACCHIERO. MUNSCRIPT 515 FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE PALACE. TRANSLATION, NOTES AND COMMENTS. SECOND PART : 1643-1648

Article from Number 19 - 1995 - THE “GIORNALE” OF THE PARISH SAINT-NICHOLAS OF MONACO (1638-1656), BY DON PACCHIERO. MUNSCRIPT 515 FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE PALACE. TRANSLATION, NO...

This is the second part of the entire translation of the Giornale, written by the parish priest Don Dominique Pacchiero in the 17th century (the first part was published in the issue n°18 of Annales monégasques, in 1994). This is a source for many historians, which gathers a lot of details such as religious practices, anecdotes or specific facts. The third part is published in the issue n° 20 of Annales monégasques, in 1996. (full text in French)

THE “GIORNALE” OF THE PARISH SAINT-NICHOLAS OF MONACO (1638-1656), BY DON PACCHIERO. MUNSCRIPT 515 FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE PALACE. TRANSLATION, NOTES AND COMMENTS. SECOND PART : 1643-1648 - 1995

Inès et Claude PASSET
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PRINCE ALBERT I AND THE DREYFUS AFFAIR

Article from Number 19 - 1995 - PRINCE ALBERT I AND THE DREYFUS AFFAIR

This study relates Prince Albert I’s role in the famous but controversial Dreyfus affair, between 1894 and 1906. Albert I quickly stood up for the captain and did all he could in the affair. He also militated in favour of a review of the trial, with Zola and Clémenceau. This involvement, sometimes badly received, is at the origin of a correspondence, largely quoted. (full text in French)

PRINCE ALBERT I AND THE DREYFUS AFFAIR - 1995

Jean-Baptiste ROBERT
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THE ASSESSMENT OF CHARLES III’S REIGN : MONACO, A GREAT PLACE FOR TOURISM

Article from Number 19 - 1995 - THE ASSESSMENT OF CHARLES III’S REIGN : MONACO, A GREAT PLACE FOR TOURISM

When Charles III died in 1889, Prince Albert I inherited a modern and prosperous city. Thanks to a policy which took advantage of the climate and the development of transports, Monaco became a seaside resort which attracted international visitors both in winter and summer. This study describes the various aspects of tourism in Monaco, in 1889-1890. (full text in French)

THE ASSESSMENT OF CHARLES III’S REIGN : MONACO, A GREAT PLACE FOR TOURISM - 1995

Christian SIFFRE
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Number 18 - 1994

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The Giornale by Don Pacchiero is a very important source of information regarding the century of Honoré II, even if it’s too long to be included in this review in its entirety. However, the first part of a commented translation is presented in this issue. In order to complete our knowledge about the 17th century, an article covers the coin use under Honoré II. After a study about François-Jospeh and Jean-Baptiste in the previous issues, the authors now deal with the famous sculptor Astyanax-Scevola Bosio and the health history. To finish with, this issue also publishes the Emile Novella’s nostalgic look at the principality. (full texts in French)

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THE COIN UNDER PRINCE HONORÉ II, A FUNDAMENTAL WARRANTY OF HIS RIGHTS

Article from Number 18 - 1994 - THE COIN UNDER PRINCE HONORÉ II, A FUNDAMENTAL WARRANTY OF HIS RIGHTS

The first currency issuing occurred under the reign of Honoré II. From 1640 to his death in 1662, he gave the authorization to six currency issuings that permitted to follow the evolution of his portrait, clothes, decorations and titles of nobility. Honoré II used his power of currency issuing in order to settle his sovereignty and prestige, and to serve the economic policy. (full text in French)

THE COIN UNDER PRINCE HONORÉ II, A FUNDAMENTAL WARRANTY OF HIS RIGHTS - 1994

Christian CHARLET
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THE HOSPITALS ON THE ROCK OF MONACO BEFORE THE 19<sup>th</sup> CENTURY

Article from Number 18 - 1994 - THE HOSPITALS ON THE ROCK OF MONACO BEFORE THE 19th CENTURY

This study deals with the history of hospitals in Monaco, from Lambert Grimaldi in the 15th century to the end of the First Empire, and consequently, talks about the health history within the Principality. It also describes the houses used as hospitals in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. The study finally refers to the hospitals evolution in the early 19th century. (full text in French)

THE HOSPITALS ON THE ROCK OF MONACO BEFORE THE 19th CENTURY - 1994

Thérèse GHIZZI/Robert FILLON
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ASTYANAX-SCEVOLA BOSIO, SULPTOR (1793-1876)

Article from Number 18 - 1994 - ASTYANAX-SCEVOLA BOSIO, SULPTOR (1793-1876)

François-Joseph Bosio’s nephew (sculptor) and son of Jean-Baptiste Bosio (painter), Astyanax-Scevola Bosio had a great sculptor career. His uncle taught him sculpture and Astyanax-Scevola was a brilliant technician who often exposed his work at the French artists Salon and was rewarded several times. He mainly worked for the State, the cities of Paris and Puy. (full text in French)

ASTYANAX-SCEVOLA BOSIO, SULPTOR (1793-1876) - 1994

Gérard HUBERT
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THE " RAMPE MAJOR " AND THE CHILDHOOD MEMORIES ON THE ROCK OF MONACO, IN THE EARLY 20<sup>th</sup> CENTURY

Article from Number 18 - 1994 - THE " RAMPE MAJOR " AND THE CHILDHOOD MEMORIES ON THE ROCK OF MONACO, IN THE EARLY 20th CENTURY

Emile Novella (1898-1982), painter, poet, illustrator, was also a Monegasque author of satirical plays and a traditional festivals organizer. This text was written in Venetia in 1970 and refers to the author’s childhood memories and illustrations in the early 20th century. (full text in French)

THE " RAMPE MAJOR " AND THE CHILDHOOD MEMORIES ON THE ROCK OF MONACO, IN THE EARLY 20th CENTURY - 1994

Emile NOVELLA
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THE “GIORNALE” OF THE PARISH SAINT-NICHOLAS OF MONACO (1638-1656), BY DON PACCHIERO. MUNSCRIPT 515 FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE PALACE. TRANSLATION, NOTES AND COMMENTS. FIRST PART : 1638-1642

Article from Number 18 - 1994 - THE “GIORNALE” OF THE PARISH SAINT-NICHOLAS OF MONACO (1638-1656), BY DON PACCHIERO. MUNSCRIPT 515 FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE PALACE. TRANSLATION, NO...

The parish priest Don Dominique Pacchiero wrote the Giornale in the 17th century. This is a source for many historians, which gathers a lot of details such as religious practices, anecdotes or specific facts. The second and third parts are published in the issues 19 and 20 of Annales monégasques, in 1995 and 1996. (full text in French)

THE “GIORNALE” OF THE PARISH SAINT-NICHOLAS OF MONACO (1638-1656), BY DON PACCHIERO. MUNSCRIPT 515 FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE PALACE. TRANSLATION, NOTES AND COMMENTS. FIRST PART : 1638-1642 - 1994

Inès et Claude PASSET
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A LESSON OF HISTORY : HONORÉ V, THE NORMANDY AND MONACO

Article from Number 18 - 1994 - A LESSON OF HISTORY : HONORÉ V, THE NORMANDY AND MONACO

The first historians of Monaco had a severe judgment on Honoré V who was a contradictory figure. Although Prince of Monaco from 1815 to 1841, Honoré V mainly lived in Normandy, in the Torigni Castle. This is the place where he carried out the fight against pauperism. Even if his action was well received in Normandy, this was not the case in Monaco as it was statist, authoritarian and ineffective. (full text in French)

A LESSON OF HISTORY : HONORÉ V, THE NORMANDY AND MONACO - 1994

Jean-Baptiste ROBERT
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IN MEMORIAM : GEORGES FAVRE

Article from Number 18 - 1994 - IN MEMORIAM : GEORGES FAVRE

IN MEMORIAM : GEORGES FAVRE - 1994

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Number 17 - 1993

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Louis Bréa, a famous local artist, executed many important works, kept in Monaco. This is the subject of a new study, fully illustrated. Art is also an important component of the Hôtel Matignon layout. Its owner, Jacques de Goyon-Matignon, participated to a military expedition in Spain, recounted in his correspondence. Rufus Massa during the Revolution is also refered to, as well as some strictly military operations in Monaco and around, during the Second World War. (full texts in French)

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RUFUS MASSA (1742-1829). A « BELOVED AND FAITHFUL SUBJECT » OF PRINCE HONORÉ III IN THE REVOLUTIONARY TURMOIL

Article from Number 17 - 1993 - RUFUS MASSA (1742-1829). A « BELOVED AND FAITHFUL SUBJECT » OF PRINCE HONORÉ III IN THE REVOLUTIONARY TURMOIL

Rufus Massa, former Prince Honoré III’s podesta, former magistrate of the Italian republics of Genoa and Lucques, commentator of the 18th century, legislator reformer, was 50 year-old when the French Revolution drove him to start a political career, first as a deputy at the “Convention nationale” and later, as Mayor of Menton. (full text in French)

RUFUS MASSA (1742-1829). A « BELOVED AND FAITHFUL SUBJECT » OF PRINCE HONORÉ III IN THE REVOLUTIONARY TURMOIL - 1993

Claude-Aline ENCENAS
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THE DUKE OF VALENTINOIS’ CORRESPONDENCE. THE 1719 EXPEDITION AGAINST SPAIN

Article from Number 17 - 1993 - THE DUKE OF VALENTINOIS’ CORRESPONDENCE. THE 1719 EXPEDITION AGAINST SPAIN

This study was, at first, published in 1925, and written by Léon-Honoré Labande (1867-1939), a great historian from Monaco. This text, which cannot be find in its original version, is published again in order to complete the articles dedicated to Jacques de Matignon in the previous issues of Annales monégasques. Relying on a correspondence, the author talks about the expedition in Spain in 1719. (full text in French)

THE DUKE OF VALENTINOIS’ CORRESPONDENCE. THE 1719 EXPEDITION AGAINST SPAIN - 1993

Léon-Honoré LABANDE
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LOUIS BRÉA’S WORKS IN THE CATHEDRAL

Article from Number 17 - 1993 - LOUIS BRÉA’S WORKS IN THE CATHEDRAL

Louis Bréa was a painter from the 15th and 16th centuries. He was born in Nice and known for his huge religious works, frescos and altarpieces that he mostly created in Nice, in the Genoa region and in the Ligurian Riviera. Some of his works are kept in the Cathedral of Monaco such as an altarpiece of Saint-Nicholas and the “Pietà des Pénitents Blancs”. (full text in French)

LOUIS BRÉA’S WORKS IN THE CATHEDRAL - 1993

Germaine LECLERC
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THE MILITARY OPERATIONS WITHIN THE REGION OF MONACO FROM 1939 TO 1945

Article from Number 17 - 1993 - THE MILITARY OPERATIONS WITHIN THE REGION OF MONACO FROM 1939 TO 1945

This short study, which is lavishly illustrated by pictures from that time, completes some previous articles published in the Annales monégasques (n°7, 8 and 14) regarding the Second World War in Monaco. The author talks about the extent of the military deployment around Monaco from 1939 to 1945, as well as the operations which took place in Villefranche-Peille-Roquebrune. (full text in French)

THE MILITARY OPERATIONS WITHIN THE REGION OF MONACO FROM 1939 TO 1945 - 1993

Jean-Louis PANICACCI
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AN OLD HOUSE OF THE PRINCES OF MONACO : THE HÔTEL MATIGNON

Article from Number 17 - 1993 - AN OLD HOUSE OF THE PRINCES OF MONACO : THE HÔTEL MATIGNON

The Hôtel Matignon, located 57 rue de Varenne, is nowadays the French Prime Minister’s residence.  However, the luxurious house has been for nearly a century (1725-1804) the princes Grimaldi’s property, and a large part of its fittings are dated back to Jacques I of Monaco, formerly named Jacques de Goyon-Matignon. After the French Revolution, the hotel was turned into a diplomatic, judicial and politic house. (full text in French)

AN OLD HOUSE OF THE PRINCES OF MONACO : THE HÔTEL MATIGNON - 1993

Martine ROUSSEAU-CHATELAIN
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