Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia

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Prince Roman Petrovich
Romano Pavlov.jpg
Prince Roman in 1917.
Spouse Countess Praskovia Sheremeteva
Issue Prince Nicholas Romanovich
Prince Dimitri Romanovich
Full name
Roman Petrovich Romanov
House House of Holstein-Gottorp-Romanov
Father Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia
Mother Princess Milica of Montenegro
Born (1896-10-17)17 October 1896
Peterhof Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia
Died 23 October 1978(1978-10-23) (aged 82)
Rome, Italy

Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia (17 October 1896 – 23 October 1978) was a member of the House of Romanov.

Russian prince[edit]

Prince Roman Petrovich was born in the Peterhof Palace in St. Petersburg the only son of Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia and his wife Princess Milica of Montenegro.[1] Prince Roman belonged to the Nikolaevichi branch of the Russian Imperial Family which was founded by his grandfather Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich.

In 1916 having graduated from the Nicholas Engineering Academy of Kiev, Prince Roman was posted to serve in a Caucasian Sappers Regiment on the Turkish front. Following the abdication of Emperor Nicholas II, Prince Roman resided at his father's Dulber estate in the Crimea and in April 1919 he left Russia on the British battleship HMS Marlborough.[2]

In 1941 he was offered and refused the Crown of the newly established Independent State of Montenegro.[3]

Marriage and family[edit]

Prince Roman was married on 16 November 1921 at Cap d'Antibes, France to Countess Praskovia Sheremeteva (18 October 1901– 21 December 1980) and they had two sons.[1]

Titles and styles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lundy, Darryl. "Roman Petrovich Romanov, Prince of Russia". The Peerage. Retrieved 2008-01-25. 
  2. ^ "Nikolai Romanov Prince of Russia Presentation". Retrieved 2008-01-25. 
  3. ^ Cahoon, Ben. "Montenegro". Worldstatesmen. Retrieved 2008-01-25.