Vojislav Nikčević

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Vojislav Nikčević
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Born (1935-01-18)18 January 1935
Died 2 July 2007(2007-07-02) (aged 72)
Alma mater University of Zagreb
Occupation academic
Known for Institute for Montenegrin Language and Philology

Vojislav Nikčević (Serbian Cyrillic: 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]