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Monument to Petar II Petrovic Njegos
Monument to Petar II Petrovic Njegos
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Author: Sreten Stojanović (Plateau in front of the Faculty of Philosophy; erected in 1994)

Petar II Petrović Njegoš (1813-1851, bishop and ruler of Montenegro). One of our greatest philosophers and poets. As a young ruler brought order to the political environment in the country and around it: organized courts, obtained an increase in Russian assistance, established the Senate, erected the first primary school and founded a printing press. Raised on national epic poetry, he wrote poems of the struggle against the Turks.

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