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Christian is Princess Caroline of Monaco's stepson.

By Christopher Luu
Jul 16, 2020 @ 8:23 pm
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Prince Christian of Hanover and his wife, Alessandra de Osma, welcomed the latest royal babies on July 7 in Madrid. Christian is Princess Caroline of Monaco's stepson and de Osma is a Peruvian designer. HOLA! reports that the new additions are named Nicolas and Sofia. According to Cosas Peru, de Osma's mom, Elizabeth Foy de Osma assured everyone that the mother, the babies, and the entire family are all healthy and happy.

People notes that the new babies aren't the only set of twins in the vast world of the royals. Nicolas and Sofia join Prince Albert and Princess Charlene's twins, 5-year-old Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella. 

Prince Christian of Hanover and Alessandra de Osma
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Prince Christian (full name: Christian Heinrich Clemens Paul Frank Peter Welf Wilhelm-Ernst Friedrich Franz) is the second son of Prince Ernst August of Hanover, the heir to the now-defunct throne of Germany's former Kingdom of Hanover. Christian met de Osma during a vacation in Peru back in 2005. She served as his tour guide. They stayed in contact for several years, but didn't start dating until 2011. They were engaged in April 2017.

Prince Christian of Hanover wedding
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In November 2017, the two held a civil ceremony in London and later had a religious ceremony at the Basilica of San Pedro in Lima, Peru, in March 2018. Though Princes Harry and William didn't attend, their cousins Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice did, along with fashion royalty Kate Moss.