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.


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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