Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia

Prince Dimitri Romanov Nicholas Romanov, Prince of Russia Nicholas II of Russia
Prince Roman Petrovich
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Prince Roman in 1917.
Born(1896-10-17)17 October 1896
Peterhof Palace, St. Petersburg, Russian Empire
Died23 October 1978(1978-10-23) (aged 82)
Rome, Italy
Countess Praskovia Sheremeteva
(m. 1921)
IssuePrince Nicholas Romanovich
Prince Dimitri Romanovich
Full name
Roman Petrovich Romanov
FatherGrand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia
MotherPrincess Milica of Montenegro

Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia (17 October [O.S. 5 October] 1896 – 23 October 1978) was a member of the House of Romanov.

Russian prince

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 Italian puppet state, the Kingdom of Montenegro.[3]

Marriage and family

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


  1. ^ a b Lundy, Darryl. "Roman Petrovich Romanov, Prince of Russia". The Peerage. Retrieved 2008-01-25.
  2. ^ "Nikolai Romanov Prince of Russia Presentation". Archived from the original on 2008-06-17. Retrieved 2008-01-25.
  3. ^ Cahoon, Ben. "Montenegro". Worldstatesmen. Retrieved 2008-01-25.