Natalija Konstantinović was born in Trieste (Italy) 1882 as daughter of Alexander Konstantinović and Milena Opuić. She was descended from the Obrenović dynasty whch had ruled Serbia for the greater part of the 19th century. She became Princess of Montenegro as the wife of Prince Mirko Petrović-Njegoš. They married in 1902. The couple had five sons; however, two died in early childhood.They divorced in 1917, a year after the royal family was forced to flee the kingdom. Princess Natalija secondly married, in England, count Gaston Errembault de Dudzeele (1877-1961). They had two daughters, Hélène (1921-2006) and Anne-Marie (1922-1984). She was very close to the Italian Royal Family. She spent many summers with Queen Elena of Italy and King VEIII, She was called Aunt Lily, and the sons were called MIKI, POLI and Emmanuel, named after the King of Italy. In 1913 Natalia and sons arrived in Italy and stayed there until the end of 1914 with the Royal Family, after I don’t know were the went, but in 1917 they were again with the Queen in Piemont (Sant’Anna di Valdieri). Natalija died in Paris on 21 August 1950 at the age of 67.
The Italian passport (V.E. III) issued 1917 in Rome to Princess Natalja of Montenegro shows her journeys to France, Switzerland, Italy, England and Belgium, around 30 visas, including 7 diplomatic visas – e.g. from the Swiss Legation in Rome, 1919(!), format 45 x 45 cm, 2 times folded, small holes at the folded areas, also at the blind stamped Italian seal but all in all in very good condition, see pictures.
The Passport Of Princess Natalja of Montenegro