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Princess Milica of Montenegro

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Milena Vukotic

Princess of

Petrovic-Njegos dynasty

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14 July 1866 Cetinje, Montenegro (

Princess Marina Petrovna Prince Roman Petrovich Princess Nadejda Petrovna Princess Sofia Petrovna

Nicholas I of Montenegro

September 5, 1951, Alexandria, Egypt

Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia (m. 1889)

Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia

Milena Vukotic, Nikola I Petrovic-Njegos

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Princess Milica Petrović-Njegoš of Montenegro, also known as Grand Duchess Militza Nikolaevna of Russia, (14 July 1866 in Cetinje, Montenegro – 5 September 1951 in Alexandria, Egypt) was a Montenegrin princess. She was the daughter of King Nikola I Petrović-Njegoš of Montenegro and his wife, Milena Vukotić. Milica was the wife of Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia, the younger brother of Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, whose wife was Milica's sister, Anastasia.


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Milica and Anastasia

Milica and her sister, Anastasia, were invited by Alexander III of Russia to be educated at the Russian Smolny Institute, which was a school for "noble maids". Both sisters were socially very influential at the Russian Imperial Court. They helped introduce a special man named Philippe Nizier-Vashod (usually referred to merely as "Philippe"). Nicknamed jointly "the black peril", they were interested in the occult. They are credited with introducing the mystic Grigori Rasputin to the Imperial family.


Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia and Princess Milica were married on 26 July 1889 in Saint Petersburg. The couple had 4 children:

  • Princess Marina Petrovna of Russia (1892–1981).
  • Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia (1896–1978).
  • Princess Nadejda Petrovna of Russia (1898–1988).
  • Princess Sofia Petrovna of Russia (3 March 1898 – 3 March 1898); buried in the convent cemetery in Kiev by her grandmother, Grand Duchess Alexandra Petrovna, who was a nun there.
  • The Njegoskij Fund Public Project : Private family archives-based digital documentary fund focused on history and culture of Royal Montenegro.
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