Francine, Princess of Montenegro

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Francine Navarro
Princess of Montenegro
Spouse Nicholas, Prince of Montenegro
Issue Princess Altinaï
Prince Boris
House House of Petrović-Njegoš
Father Antoine Navarro
Mother Rachel Wazana
Born (1950-01-27)27 January 1950
Casablanca, Morocco
Died 6 August 2008(2008-08-06) (aged 58)
Paris, France

Princess Francine Petrović Njegoš of Montenegro (27 January 1950 – 6 August 2008) was the wife of Prince Nicholas of Montenegro, the pretender to the throne of Montenegro.

Biography[edit]

Princess Francine was born in Casablanca, Morocco, the daughter of Antoine Navarro (1922–1989) and Rachel Wazana (b. 1929).[1]

Living in Morocco until the age of 12, her family emigrated to France and settled in Bouches-du-Rhône, Marseille, where her father made career in the French Foreign Legion.[2]

She studied Law in Paris. She was established as a stylist and fashion designer.

Princess Francine was awarded the Royal Order of Francis I, the Order of Saint Michael of the Wing and the Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus.[1] She died in Paris on 6 August 2008.[3][4]

Marriage and children[edit]

In 1976 she married Prince Nikola of Montenegro in Trebeurden, Côtes-du-Nord on 27 November.[1] Together they raised a family at Les Lilas, France;

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