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Albert I

Born: 1848 AD
Died: 1922 AD, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: Monegasque
Categories: King


1848 - Albert I was born in Paris, France on November 13, 1948.


1865 - Joined the Spanish Navy and later joined the French Navy where he was awarded the Legion of Honor.


1869 - Married Lady Mary Victoria Hamilton on September 21, 1869.


1870 - Became interested in oceanography and recorded numerous oceanographic studies, maps and charts.


1889 - Became King of Monaco on September 10, 1889 and married the dowager duchess Marie Alice Heine.


1909 - Became a member of the British Academy of Science.


1911 - Granted Monaco an Constitution and was suspended by the Prince at the start of WWI.


1920 - Received the Gold Medal Award from the American Academy of Science for his achievements.


1922 - Died in Paris, France on June 26, 1922.


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