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Monaco royal family welcomes baby boy

Dec. 18, 2013 at 10:36 AM ET

MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - MARCH 23:  Charlotte Casiraghi and Gad Elmaleh attend the 'Bal De La Rose Du Rocher' in aid of the Fondation Princess Grace on t...
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Charlotte Casiraghi of Monaco and her French actor boyfriend Gad Elmaleh became parents on Tuesday.

Monaco’s royal family just got a little bigger.

Charlotte Casiraghi and her boyfriend, French actor-comedian Gad Elmaleh, have a new son, the palace said in a statement Wednesday. Casiraghi, 27, the daughter of Princess Caroline, gave birth to baby Raphael Tuesday in Monaco. 

epa03994863 (FILE) A file pictured dated 29 June 2013 shows Charlotte Casiraghi, daughter of Princess Caroline of Hanover, at the Monte-Carlo Internat...
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New mom, Charlotte Casiraghi, daughter of Monaco's Princess Caroline.

The baby is the great-grandchild of the late Princess Grace Kelly. His mother, Charlotte, is the daughter of Princess Caroline, although she is not a princess herself.  

This is the second grandchild for Caroline, who is the older sister of Monaco’s ruling Prince Albert and the daughter of Kelly and the late Prince Ranier. In March, Caroline's son, Andrea Casiraghi, welcomed a son with his fiancée,

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Kate and Will brought their first child into the world on July 22, but they aren't the first royals to welcome a bundle of (titled) joy. Click through to check out other mini-majesties and their proud parents.


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