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Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia

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Name  Prince Petrovich

House  House of Romanov
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Born  17 October 1896 Peterhof Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia (1896-10-17)
Spouse  Countess Praskovia Sheremeteva
Issue  Prince Nicholas Romanovich Prince Dimitri Romanovich
Father  Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia
Mother  Princess Milica of Montenegro
Died  October 23, 1978, Rome, Italy
Children  Nicholas Romanov, Prince of Russia, Prince Dimitri Romanov
Parents  Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia, Princess Milica of Montenegro
Grandchildren  Princess Tatiana Nikolaevna Romanova
Similar People  Nicholas Romanov - Prince of, Prince Dimitri Romanov, Princess Milica of Montenegro, Grand Duke Nicholas, Duchess Alexandra Petrovna

Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia (17 October 1896 – 23 October 1978) was a member of the House of Romanov.


Russian prince

Prince Roman Petrovich was born in the Peterhof Palace in St. Petersburg the only son of Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia and his wife Princess Milica of Montenegro. Prince Roman belonged to the Nikolaevichi branch of the Russian Imperial Family which was founded by his grandfather Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich.

In 1916 having graduated from the Nicholas Engineering Academy of Kiev, Prince Roman was posted to serve in a Caucasian Sappers Regiment on the Turkish front. Following the abdication of Emperor Nicholas II, Prince Roman resided at his father's Dulber estate in the Crimea and in April 1919 he left Russia on the British battleship HMS Marlborough.

In 1941 he was offered and refused the Crown of the newly established Independent State of Montenegro.

Marriage and family

Prince Roman was married on 16 November 1921 at Cap d'Antibes, France to Countess Praskovia Sheremeteva (18 October 1901– 21 December 1980) and they had two sons.

  • Nicholas Romanovich, Prince of Russia (1922–2014)
  • Prince Dimitri Romanovich of Russia (1926–2016)
  • Titles and styles

  • His Highness Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia
  • References

    Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia Wikipedia