The Montenegrin royal family makes a comeback

May 26, 2011

King Nikola’s great-grandson, Prince Nikola Petrovic-Njegos, of the  Montenegrin dynasty, approved a proposed law allowing descendants of the Petrovic-Njegos dynasty  officially to use heraldic royal symbols and would give them land that belonged to the king.

The Petrovic-Njegos family ruled Montenegro for more than 200 years, until King Nikola was overthrown by the Serbian Karadjordjevic dynasty in 1918.

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