Famous people on Montenegro's street names


Vuk Karadžić

Vuk Karadžić 5 Vuk Stefanović Karadžić was a Serbian philologist, anthropologist and linguist. He was one of the most important reformers of the modern Serbian language. For his collection and preservation of Serbian folktales, Encyclopædia Britannica labelled Karadžić "the father of Serbian folk-literature scholarship." He was also the author of the first Serbian dictionary in the new reformed language. In addition, he translated the New Testament into the reformed form of the Serbian spelling and language.

Marko Miljanov

Marko Miljanov 3 Marko Miljanov Popović was a Brda chieftain and Montenegrin general and writer.                     

Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla 3 Nikola Tesla was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist. He is known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.

Petar I Petrović-Njegoš

Petar I Petrović-Njegoš 2 Petar I Petrović-Njegoš was the ruler of the Prince-Bishopric of Montenegro as the Metropolitan (vladika) of Cetinje, and Exarch (legate) of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro. He was the most popular spiritual and military leader from the Petrović dynasty. During his long rule, Petar strengthened the state by uniting the often quarreling tribes, consolidating his control over Montenegrin lands, introducing the first laws in Montenegro. His rule prepared Montenegro for the subsequent introduction of modern institutions of the state: taxes, schools and larger commercial enterprises. He was canonized by the Serbian Orthodox Church as Saint Peter of Cetinje.

Jovan Tomašević

Jovan Tomašević 2 Jovan Tomašević (1892—1924) bio je pravnik i organizator komunističke partije u Crnoj Gori.         

Ivan Crnojević

Ivan Crnojević 2 Ivan Crnojević was the lord of Zeta and Serbian leader from 1465 to 1490. Having formed an alliance with the Republic of Venice, he led the Serb resistance against the expanding Ottoman Empire He was successful at first but lost his realm in 1479. He resumed power in 1481 in Žabljak and soon founded Cetinje as the new capital of his state.

Josip Broz Tito

Josip Broz Tito 2 Josip Broz, commonly known as Tito, was a Yugoslav communist revolutionary and politician who served in various positions of national leadership from 1943 until his death in 1980. During World War II, he led the Yugoslav Partisans, often regarded as the most effective resistance movement in German-occupied Europe. He also served as prime minister from 2 November 1944 to 29 June 1963 and president of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia from 14 January 1953 until his death. His political ideology and policies are known as Titoism.

Blažo Jovanović

Blažo Jovanović 2 Blažo Jovanović was a Montenegrin politician and revolutionary army commander in the Yugoslav Partisans. He served as the first President of the People's Assembly of Montenegro and was also the speaker of the Parliament of the People's Republic of Montenegro from 1954 to 1963.

Ivan Milutinović

Ivan Milutinović 2 Ivan Milutinović was a Yugoslav Partisan general and an eminent military commander who participated in World War II.

Sava Kovačević

Sava Kovačević 2 Sava Kovačević was a Yugoslav Partisan divisional commander during World War II, and one of the heroes of the communist Partisan movement.

Aleksa Šantić

Aleksa Šantić 2 Aleksa Šantić ; 27 May 1868 – 2 February 1924) was a Serb poet and writer. Šantić wrote about the urban culture of Herzegovina, the growing national awareness of Herzegovinian Serbs, social injustice, nostalgic love, and the unity of the South Slavs. He was the editor-in-chief of the magazine Zora (1896–1901). Šantić was one of the leading persons of Serbian literary and national movement in Mostar. In 1914 Šantić became a member of the Serbian Royal Academy.

Будо Томовић

Будо Томовић 2 Будимир Будо Томовић био је учесник Народноослободилачке борбе и народни херој Југославије.         

Nikac Tomanović

Nikac Tomanović 2 Nikac Tomanović, known in epic poetry as Nikac of Rovine, was Montenegrin harambaša in Nikšić and contemporary of Sava Petrović Njegoš (1735–1782).

Veljko Vlahović

Veljko Vlahović 2 Veljko Vlahović was a Montenegrin politician and career army officer. He was one of the more prominent members of the Montenegrin branch of the Yugoslav Communist Party from 1935 which established the SFR Yugoslavia following World War II. He studied in Belgrade, Prague, and the Sorbonne, and finished his postgraduate studies in Moscow. He fought in the Spanish Civil War and was active in organizing the Communist Youth League of Yugoslavia (SKOJ).
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