Janko Vukotić

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Janko Vukotić
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Born 18 February 1866
Čevo, Principality of Montenegro
Died 4 February 1927 (age 60)
Belgrade, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Allegiance  Kingdom of Montenegro
 Kingdom of Serbia
 Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Rank General/Serdar
Battles/wars Balkan Wars
World War I
Awards Field Marshal of Serbia and Yugoslavia (Voivoda)

Janko Vukotić, (18 February 1866 – 4 February 1927) was a Serdar, general in the armies of the Principality and Kingdom of Montenegro in the Balkan Wars and World War I. He also served as Montenegro's minister of defence in periods 1905-1907, 1911–1912 and 1913–1915 and as the Prime Minister of Montenegro 1913-1915. He is famous for commanding the Sandžak Army of Montenegrin forces during the Battle of Mojkovac, in which his daughter Vasilija Vukotić was a courier - the only woman participant in that battle.