Petar II Petrovic-Njegos

Portrait of Petar II Petrovic-Njegos

Petar II Petrovic-Njegos: (1813-1851) the Prince-Bishop of Montenegro was a poet and philosopher. He is widely known simply as Njegos. He was born in Njegusi, Motenegro on 13th November 1813 and died in Cetinje, Montenegro on 31st October 1851 aged 37.

Major Works

“Gorski Vijenac” (1847) (The Mountain Wreath – sometimes published in English as “The Sabre and the Song”