Boris Petrovitch Njegosh

Boris Petrović-Njegoš
Hereditary Prince of Montenegro,
Grand Duke of Zeta and Grahavo
Born (1980-01-21) 21 January 1980
Les Lilas, France
Spouse Véronique Haillot Canas da Silva
Issue Princess Miléna
House Petrović-Njegoš
Father Nicholas, Prince of Montenegro
Mother Francine Navarro
Montenegrin Royal Family

HRH The Crown Prince

Boris Petrović-Njegoš, known professionally as Boris Petrovitch Njegosh (born 21 January 1980 in Les Lilas, France), is a French designer. He is the only son and heir of Prince Nikola Petrović-Njegoš of Montenegro and his late wife Francine Navarro.


Prince Boris graduated in June 2005 from the École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs in Paris, one of the most famous French schools in decorative arts. During his studies, he was particularly involved in the creation of computerised typography.

Professional life

Boris has worked for Renault in France since 2010 as Senior Art Director and Brand Designer.

He speaks native level French, English and Italian, fluent Montenegrin and conversational Portuguese.

Marriage and family

On 12 May 2007, Boris married Véronique Haillot Canas da Silva (b. 27 July 1976 in São Sebastião da Pedreira, Lisbon, Portugal), architect, daughter of Portuguese engineer António Manuel Martins Canas da Silva (b. 31 October 1949 in São Sebastião da Pedreira, Lisbon, Portugal), and his French wife (m. 29 July 1971 at the Mafra Basilica, Mafra) Anne-Françoise Dominique Haillot (b. 30 December 1950 in Wielseckishen). She has one older brother, Alexandre-Michel Haillot Canas da Silva (b. 16 July 1974 in Glasgow, Scotland) and one younger sister, Laure-Marie Haillot Canas da Silva (b. 26 August 1982 in France). The couple has one daughter:

Véronique holds the Order of Petrovic Njegos, the Order of St. Peter and the Order of Prince Danilo I (Grand Cross).[1]

Titles and honours



Prince Boris is the hereditary deputy grand master of the dynastic orders:

Foreign honours



  1. 1 2 Birth of H.H. Princess Milena of Montenegro
  2. H.R.H. Hereditary Prince Boris

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