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Monaco’s Tiny Twin Royals Make Their Public Debut

Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella of Monaco were greeted by a crowd of fans Wednesday for the introduction.

Posted on January 7, 2015, at 4:47 p.m. ET

Monaco’s tiniest royals made their public debut on Wednesday to a crowd of excited fans.

Prince Albert and Princess Charlene present their children to the public.
Prince's Palace of Monaco / Via palais.mc

Prince Albert and Princess Charlene present their children to the public.

Prince Albert, the country’s ruler, and his wife, Princess Charlene, presented their baby twins, Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella, to the public for the first time since their birth last month.

Princess Charlene of Monaco kisses her child as Prince Albert waves to the crowd.
Prince's Palace of Monaco / Via palais.mc

Princess Charlene of Monaco kisses her child as Prince Albert waves to the crowd.

The Palace posted pictures on its website of the event, which it called the “Presentation of the Princely Children.”

A crowd waits for a glimpse of the royal babies.
Prince's Palace of Monaco / Via palais.mc

A crowd waits for a glimpse of the royal babies.

Prince Albert, 56, married the former Charlene Whittstock in 2011. The princess is a native of South Africa and was an Olympic swimmer.

Princess Charlene and Prince Albert appear on a palace balcony, each holding a newborn baby swaddled in white. Prince Albert has two other children from previous relationships, Jazmin Grace Grimaldi, 22, and Alexandre Coste, 11. However, neither older child is able to inherit the throne because they were born out of wedlock.
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Princess Charlene and Prince Albert appear on a palace balcony, each holding a newborn baby swaddled in white.

Prince Albert has two other children from previous relationships, Jazmin Grace Grimaldi, 22, and Alexandre Coste, 11. However, neither older child is able to inherit the throne because they were born out of wedlock.

Prince Albert, at right, is the son of American actress-turned Princess Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier III of Monaco.
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Prince Albert, at right, is the son of American actress-turned Princess Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier III of Monaco.

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