History UsefulNotes / Monaco

12th Oct '16 9:44:51 AM lexii
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Population about 32,000, most of these are rich foreigners, as the place is a notable tax haven. It is the most densely populated country in the world, as well as having the highest per capita police force. Most of the defence is provided by France.

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Population about 32,000, most of these are rich foreigners, as the place is a notable tax haven. It The native Monegasque are actually a minority in their own country, numbering around 8,000 or so. These "subjects of the Prince" are protected by Prince Albert personally and are allocated, should they need it, with rent-controlled accomodation and employment in a country that most ordinary working people could not possibly afford to live in. Monaco is the most densely populated country in the world, as well as having the highest per capita police force.force (1 officer per 62 people) and virtually no crime. Most of the defence is provided by France.



* In ''VideoGame/{{Tekken}}'', Lili, a [[DanceBattler ballet-dancing]] RichBitch who is addicted to combat

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* Surprisingly, for such a small (though undoubtedly iconic) country, there are two Monegasque characters in the FightingGame genre:
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In ''VideoGame/{{Tekken}}'', Lili, Emilie "Lili" de Rochefort is a [[DanceBattler ballet-dancing]] RichBitch who is addicted to combatcombat.
** In the ''StreetFighter'' series, there is Blair Dame, another extremely wealthy socialite who debuted in the EX games and like Lili, she shares an unusual passion for combat.
8th Sep '15 11:05:08 AM KYCubbie
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A constitutional monarchy, the Sovereign Prince, Albert II, still has veto power, preventing it from being considered a full democracy. Albert II, who took over from Rainier III on his death in 2005, is most notable for being the son of Creator/GraceKelly, who became Princess Grace. He has been married to South African Charlene Wittstock in June 2011, and has twin children by her (born December 10, 2014)—Princess Gabriella, older by two minutes, and Hereditary Prince Jacques, now his heir apparent. Albert already had two illegitimate children: Jasmine Grace (mother: actress Tamara Rotolo) and Alexandre Coste (mother: Nicole Coste). He has two sisters: [[TheDutifulSon Princess Caroline]], heir presumptive to the Monegasque throne until being superseded by the births of Albert and Charlene's twins, and [[RebelliousPrincess Princess Stéphanie.]]

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A constitutional monarchy, the Sovereign Prince, Albert II, still has veto power, preventing it from being considered a full democracy. Albert II, who took over from Rainier III on his death in 2005, is most notable for being the son of Creator/GraceKelly, who became Princess Grace. He has been married to South African Charlene Wittstock in since June 2011, and has twin children by her (born December 10, 2014)—Princess Gabriella, older by two minutes, and Hereditary Prince Jacques, now his heir apparent. Albert already had two illegitimate children: Jasmine Grace (mother: actress Tamara Rotolo) and Alexandre Coste (mother: Nicole Coste). He has two sisters: [[TheDutifulSon Princess Caroline]], heir presumptive to the Monegasque throne until being superseded by the births of Albert and Charlene's twins, and [[RebelliousPrincess Princess Stéphanie.]]
4th Sep '15 12:59:14 PM KYCubbie
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A constitutional monarchy, the Sovereign Prince, Albert II, still has veto power, preventing it from being considered a full democracy. Albert II, who took over from Rainier III on his death in 2005, is most notable for being the son of Creator/GraceKelly, who became Princess Grace. He has been married to South African Charlene Wittstock in June 2011, but already had two illegitimate children: Jasmine Grace (mother: actress Tamara Rotolo) and Alexandre Coste (mother: Nicole Coste). He has two sisters: [[TheDutifulSon Princess Caroline]], also heir apparent to the Monegasque throne, and [[RebelliousPrincess Princess Stéphanie.]]

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A constitutional monarchy, the Sovereign Prince, Albert II, still has veto power, preventing it from being considered a full democracy. Albert II, who took over from Rainier III on his death in 2005, is most notable for being the son of Creator/GraceKelly, who became Princess Grace. He has been married to South African Charlene Wittstock in June 2011, but and has twin children by her (born December 10, 2014)—Princess Gabriella, older by two minutes, and Hereditary Prince Jacques, now his heir apparent. Albert already had two illegitimate children: Jasmine Grace (mother: actress Tamara Rotolo) and Alexandre Coste (mother: Nicole Coste). He has two sisters: [[TheDutifulSon Princess Caroline]], also heir apparent presumptive to the Monegasque throne, throne until being superseded by the births of Albert and Charlene's twins, and [[RebelliousPrincess Princess Stéphanie.]]
20th May '15 6:24:12 PM nombretomado
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Monaco is particularly well known for its role in the FormulaOne Grand Prix series, with the Monaco Grand Prix actually occurring on the streets of the city.

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Monaco is particularly well known for its role in the FormulaOne UsefulNotes/FormulaOne Grand Prix series, with the Monaco Grand Prix actually occurring on the streets of the city.
12th Dec '14 6:57:56 PM gallium
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* Creator/ErichVonStroheim's silent classic ''Film/FoolishWives'' is about three con artists who have set up operations in Monte Carlo and wind up targeting the wife of the U.S. envoy to Monaco.
12th Dec '14 6:47:28 PM gallium
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A constitutional monarchy, the Sovereign Prince, Albert II, still has veto power, preventing it from being considered a full democracy. Albert II, who took over from Rainier III on his death in 2005, is most notable for being the son of Grace Kelly, who became Princess Grace. He has been married to South African Charlene Wittstock in June 2011, but already had two illegitimate children: Jasmine Grace (mother: actress Tamara Rotolo) and Alexandre Coste (mother: Nicole Coste). He has two sisters: [[TheDutifulSon Princess Caroline]], also heir apparent to the Monegasque throne, and [[RebelliousPrincess Princess Stéphanie.]]

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A constitutional monarchy, the Sovereign Prince, Albert II, still has veto power, preventing it from being considered a full democracy. Albert II, who took over from Rainier III on his death in 2005, is most notable for being the son of Grace Kelly, Creator/GraceKelly, who became Princess Grace. He has been married to South African Charlene Wittstock in June 2011, but already had two illegitimate children: Jasmine Grace (mother: actress Tamara Rotolo) and Alexandre Coste (mother: Nicole Coste). He has two sisters: [[TheDutifulSon Princess Caroline]], also heir apparent to the Monegasque throne, and [[RebelliousPrincess Princess Stéphanie.]]
23rd Jun '14 1:59:42 PM Quag15
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23rd Jun '14 12:16:12 AM DocSwiss
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* ''VideoGame/{{Monaco}}'' is unsurprisingly set there.
21st Jan '14 10:19:16 AM SpaghettiBoy
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* An episode of ''WesternAnimation//{{Archer}}'' takes place here.

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* An episode of ''WesternAnimation//{{Archer}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'' takes place here.
21st Jan '14 10:18:53 AM SpaghettiBoy
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* An episode of ''WesternAnimation//{{Archer}}'' takes place here.
* The Monte Carlo is briefly visited in ''VideoGame/IndianaJonesAndTheFateOfAtlantis''.
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