Princess Zorka of Montenegro
|Princess Zorka Karageorgevich|
23 December 1864|
|Died||16 March 1890
|Burial||St. George's Church, Topola, Serbia|
|Spouse||Prince Peter Karageorgevich|
|Issue||Helen, Princess of Russia
George, Crown Prince of Serbia
Alexander I of Yugoslavia
|Father||Nicholas I of Montenegro|
Princess Ljubica Petrović-Njegoš of Montenegro (Serbian: Љубица Петровић-Његош; 23 December 1864 – 16 March 1890), later Princess Zorka Karađorđević in Serbia. She was better known as Princess Zorka.
Born in Cetinje, Montenegro at the time when her father was already the reigning Prince of Montenegro (his uncle Danilo II Petrović-Njegoš having died in 1860). Zorka was educated in Russia before returning to Montenegro to be engaged to Karađorđević. Zorka's sister Elena married the future King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy.
Marriage and children
They had five children:
- Princess Helen of Serbia (4 November 1884 – 16 October 1962).
- Princess Milena of Serbia (28 April 1886 – 21 December 1887).
- George, Crown Prince of Serbia (8 September 1887 – 17 October 1972).
- Alexander I of Yugoslavia (16 December 1888 – 9 October 1934).
- Prince Andrew of Serbia (born and died 16 March 1890).
- The Times, "Montenegro", 13 August 1883.
- Royal Mausoleum Oplenac
- The Njegoskij Fund Public Project : Private family archives-based digital documentary fund focused on history and culture of Royal Montenegro.
- Crnogorska princeza Zorka
- Crnogorske princeze
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