Vojislav Nikčević

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Vojislav Nikčević (Serbian: Војислав Никчевић; 18 January 1935 – 2 July 2007[1]) was a Montenegrin linguist.

He was born in Stubici, Nikšić, then part of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, and was educated at the University of Zagreb in Zagreb, Croatia. He was a professor at the Philological Faculty of Nikšić, University of Montenegro.

He was best known for his work on promoting the Montenegrin language as a separate language from Serbian. He was a prominent member of the Doclean Academy of Sciences and Arts and was director of the Institute for Montenegrin Language and Philology.[2]

After his death on July 2, 2007 in Belgrade he was buried in Cetinje.[3]