Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Royal Profile: 30 Facts about Monaco's Baron Jean-Léonard Taubert-Natta de Massy

  1. Baron Jean-Léonard Taubert-Natta de Massy was born 3 June 1974{Source}.
  2. He was born in Switzerland{Source}.
  3. His mother is Baroness Elisabeth-Anne de Massy (Taubert-Natta) {Source}.
  4. His father was Baron Bernard Taubert-Natta {Source}.
  5. His parents divorced when he was young.
  6. His mother remarried his little sister's father in October 1984, but was divorced again in late 1985.
  7. His father died when he was only 14 years old, leaving him to be raised by his mother along side his younger sister Melanie{Source}.
  8. He has a younger half-sister, Melanie de Massy, from his mother's second marriage{Source}.
  9. His godfather in Prince Albert II {Source}.
  10. In April 2009, he married Suzanne Chrimes {Source}.
  11. Little is known about him, and he is primarily kept from the spotlight as he lost his succession rights with the death of his great uncle in 2005. 
  12. Baron Jean-Léonard occasionally attends family events such as the Red Cross Ball (2008 (between Prince Albert & Princess Charlene), 2012 (again, between the Prince & Princess) 
  13. He and his wife were invited to Prince Albert's wedding to Charlene Wittstock in 2011 {Source}.
  14. It has also been rumored that while Prince Albert's famous spymaster, Robert Erringer was working in Monaco, Baron Jean-Léonard worked with him 
  15. Another rumor is that Baron Jean-Léonard had substance abuse issues. Whether or not any of that is true, is another story.
  16. While his mother and sister have fairly active roles in events, Baron Taubert-Natta de Massy does not.
  17. He likely speaks French, English, and some German and Italian, like his little sister.
  18. He is the nephew of Christian Louis de Massy and Christine Alix de Massy.
  19. He is also first cousins with:
    1.  Brice de Massy
    2. Antoine de Massy
    3. Jonkvrouw Leticia de Massy de Brouwer
    4. K. Sébastien Knecht de Massy.
  20. He is likely closer with his cousins  Jonkvrouw Leticia de Massy de Brouwer, and K. Sébastien Knecht de Massy, rather than his sister or much younger cousins Brice and Antoine.
  21. He is first cousin-in-law of Donatella Knecht de Massy and Jonkheer Thomas de Brouwer, spouses of his cousins Leticia and Sébastien.
  22. He is also first cousin 1x removed to:
    1.  Jonkvrouw Rose de Massy de Brouwer
    2. Jonkeer Sylvestre de Massy de Brouwer 
    3. Christine de Massy
    4. Alexia de Massy
    5.  Vittoria de Massy
    6. Andrea de Massy
  23. He is the grandson of Princess Antoinette, Baroness de Massy and Alexandre-Athenase Noghès.
  24. His astrological sign is Gemini.
  25. His life path number is 3.
  26. His Chinese astrological sign is the tiger.
  27. Because of 19-21, he should have a personality that is adaptable, versatile,  enthusiastic, eloquent, witty, intellectual, superficial, indecisive, has a lack of focus, creative, self-expressive, a leader and optimistic. 
  28. He has virtually no claim to the Monégasque throne. From his birth to 2002, he had no claim whatsoever. From 2002-2005, he was in 15th place for the throne. However, with the death of his great-uncle Prince Rainier III, he lost his place in succession, however remains as part of the "pool" of potential successors if the present line should fail.
  29. He is of French, Mexican, Italian, German, Irish, Scottish, Swiss, and Monégasque ancestry.
  30. He shares a birthday with:
    1. Prince Felix of Luxembourg (1984)
    2. Countess Leonore van Oranje-Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg (2006)

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