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Relations with France

The Principality of Monaco and the French Republic have maintained diplomatic relations since 29 April 1873, the date on which H.E. the Marquis de Maussabré Beufvier was appointed by Sovereign Ordinance as the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Envoy of H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince to the French Republic.

He was succeeded by H.E. Mr Louis Fernand de Bonnefoy Baron du Charmel, who was appointed by Sovereign Ordinance of 1 October 1889. On 5 October of the same year, a legation was opened in Paris.

The subsequent envoys were:

  • H.E. Mr Léopold Fernand Count Balmy d’Avricourt, appointed by Sovereign Ordinance of 8 March 1900
  • H.E. Mr Count Henri de Maleville appointed by Sovereign Ordinance no. 555 of 1 March 1927
  • H.E. Mr Maurice Loze appointed by Sovereign Ordinance no. 3034 of 14 June 1945
  • H.E. Mr Jean Duhamel appointed by Sovereign Ordinance no. 1407 of 7 November 1956
  • H.E. Mr Henry Tremeaud appointed by Sovereign Ordinance no. 1407 of 7 November 1956
  • H.E. Mr Jacques Reymond appointed by Sovereign Ordinance no. 2988 of 17 April 1963
  • H.E. Maurice Delavenne appointed by Sovereign Ordinance no. 3294 of 3 March 1965
  • H.E. Pierre Louis Falaize appointed by Sovereign Ordinance no. 4391 of 8 January 1970
  • H.E. Pierre Chaubard appointed by Sovereign Ordinance no. 5555 of 25 March 1975
  • H.E. Jean Siccurani appointed by Sovereign Ordinance no. 5756 of 14 January 1976

The legation was elevated to the rank of embassy by Sovereign Ordinance of 24 May 1977

And finally:

  • H.E. Mr Christian Orsetti appointed by Sovereign Ordinance no. 6154 of 23 November 1977
  • H.E. Mr Jacques Boisson appointed by Sovereign Ordinance no. 692 of 25 September 2006
  • H.E. Mr Jean Pastorelli appointed by Sovereign Ordinance no. 1700 of 30 June 2008
  • H.E. Ms Sophie Thevenoux appointed by Sovereign Ordinance no. 3301 of 14 June 2011
  • H.E. Mr Claude Cottalorda appointed by Sovereign Ordinance no. 5270 of 30 March 2015
Contact

Embassy of Monaco in France

22, boulevard Suchet
75016 Paris

Phone Number : (+33) 1 45 04 74 54
Fax Number : (+33) 1 45 04 45 16
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