Family of King Nikola
Picture made on the proclamation
day of Montenegro as Kingdom, 15. (28) VIII, 1910
Stand (from left to right): Grand-prince
Peter Nicholojievich, Prince Francis Joseph von Battenberg,
Princess Vjera Petrovic Njegos, Princess Ksenija Petrovic Njegos,
Crowned-prince Danilo Petrovic Njegos, Prince Mirko Petrovic
Njegos, Prince Petar Petrovic Njegos.
Sit (from left to right): Princess
Milica-Jutta von Mecklenburg, Princess Ana von Battenberg,
Italian Queen Jelena, Queen Milena Petrovic Njegos, King
Nikola Petrovic Njegos, Grand-princess Milica Nicholojievich,
Italian King Victor Emmanuel, Princess Natalija Konstantinovic.
Sit on the carpet (from left to right): princess
Jelena Karadjordjevic, daughter of Grand-prince Peter Nicholojievich Princess
Golycin, Crowned-prince of Serbia Aleksandar Karadjordjevic.
Descendants of King Nikola
and Queen Milena
Montenegrin ruler Nikola
Petrovic Njegos (1841-1921) became Prince of Montenegro and the Highlands
in 1860 and in same year he married Milena Vukotic (1847-1923). In 1910
Nikola Petrovic Njegos became King of Montenegro. They had 12 children
- 9 daughters and 3 sons:
Zorka (1864-1890), married 1883 to Prince Petar Karadjordjevic who
became King of Serbia in 1903. They had five children: Jelena (1884-1962),
Milena (1886-1887), Djordje (1887-1972), Aleksandar (1888-1934) and Andrija
(1890, died few days after the birth).
Milica (1866-1951), married 1889 to Peter Nicholojievich Romanov, Grand-prince of Russia.
Anastasija [Stana], (1867-1935) married 1889, divorced 1906 to George Maximilianovich Romanowsky,
Count of Leuchtenberg. Married 1907 to Nicholas Nicholojievich Romanov, Grand-prince of Russia.
Crowned-prince Danilo (1871-1939), married 1899 to Augusta Charlotte Jutta von Mecklenburg (after
conversion to Orthodoxy her name was Milica). They didn't have children.
Jelena (1872-1952), married 1896 to Crowned-prince Victor Emmanuel III de Savoie who became
King of Italy in 1900.
Ana (1874-1971), married 1897 to Francis Joseph von Battenberg, Prince of Battenberg.
Sofija (1876, died three months after the birth).
Prince Mirko (1879-1918), married 1902 to Natalija Konstantinovic, descendent of Jevrem, brother
of Serbian Prince Milos Obrenovic. They had five sons: Stevan (1903-1908), Stanislav (1905-1907), Mihailo
(1908-1986), Pavle (1910-1933), Emanuel (1912-1928). Prince Mihailo, married 1941 to Genevieve, daughter of French
doctor, and in this marriage was born Prince Nikola in 1944.
Ksenija (1881-1960) and Vjera (1887-1927) were not married.
Prince Petar (1889-1932), married 1924 Violet Wegner (after conversion to Orthodoxy her name was
Ljubica). They didn't have children.
Invitation to wedding of Princess Zorka Petrovic Njegos and Prince Petar Karadjordjevic, Cetinje, 1883