Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia
|Prince Roman Petrovich|
Prince Roman in 1917.
|Born||17 October 1896|
Peterhof Palace, St. Petersburg, Russian Empire
|Died||23 October 1978 (aged 82)|
Countess Praskovia Sheremeteva
|Issue||Prince Nicholas Romanovich |
Prince Dimitri Romanovich
|Father||Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia|
|Mother||Princess Milica of Montenegro|
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. 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.
Marriage and family
Titles and styles
- His Highness Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia