They might have double nationality luso-monegasque due to the close relation with the Monaco Princely family, but I am not sure of that.
Henrique's mother was (From An online Gotha) 8e) Thérèse-Henriette Marie Diane Céline Odette (b.Paris 4 Feb 1916); m.Paris 12 Feb 1948 Dom Pedro d'Assis Mascarenhas de Barros (Lisbon 26 Jun 1916-Lisbon 9 Mar 1965).
She was a cousin of Pr.Pierre, the current prince's grand-father.
Pss Thérèse was a posthumous child as her father died months before her birth killed in action during WW1.
She was one of the nicest, more gentle and elegant ladies in Lisbon.
A Lady of Honour and Devotion of the Order of Malta and administrator of the Pommery champagne society.
A correction: Diana Polignac de Barros Nigra is Jacques' godmother, not Gabriella's
: --Previous Message--
: Pr. Albert II was yesterday in Lisbon for
: official inauguration of the monegasque
: embassy in Lisbon.
: Pr. Albert undelined that the opening of the
: embassy shows the great friendship vetween
: the two countries.
: For the last 10 years, Monaco had a
: non-resident ambassador.
: The new ambassador is Albert's portuguese
: cousin Henrique Polignac de Barros, the
: former general consul of Monaco in Lisbon.
: Is the new ambassador a Portuguese citizen?
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