Reigning Prince.—Nicholas I., Petrović Njegoš, bom October 7 (September 25), 1841 ; educated at Trieste and Paris ; proclaimed Prince of Montenegro, as successor of his uncle, Danilo I., August 14, 1860. Married, November 8, 1860, to Milena Pétrovna Vucotić, born May 4, 1847, daughter of Peter Vukotić, senator, and Vice-President of the Council of State. Offspring of the union are three sons, Danilo Alexander, heir-apparent, born June 29, 1871 ; married July 27, 1899, to Princess Jutta (Militza) daughter of the Grand-Duke of Mecklenburg Strelitz ; Mirko, born April 17, 1879, married July 12, 1902, to Natalie Constantinovich, daughter of Colonel Constantmovich, great uncle of the late King Alexander of Servia ; offspring, Prince Stephan, born August 27, 1903 ; Peter, born October 10, 1889 ; and six daughters,1 Militza, born July 26, 1866, married, August 7, 1889, to the Russian Grand Duke Peter Nikolaievitch ; Stana, born January 4, 1868, married August 28, 1889, to George, Duke of Leuchtenberg, and after the dissolution of that marriage, married in 1907 to the Russian Grand Duke Nicolas Nicolaiévitch ; Helena, born January 8, 1873, married October 24, 1896, to Victor Emanuel, now King of Italy ; Anna, born August 18, 1874, married May 18, 1897, to Prince Francis Joseph of Battenberg ; Xenia, born April 22, 1881 ; Vera, born February 22, 1887. In December, 1900, the Prince assumed the style of Royal Highness.
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