List of Famous people born in Montenegro
Milos Raonic is a Canadian professional tennis player. He reached a career-high Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world No. 3 singles ranking on November 21, 2016. Raonic is one of the most successful Canadian singles male players in history. His career-high No. 3 ranking is the highest ever ranking for a Canadian man. He is the first Canadian male in the Open Era to reach the Australian Open semifinals, the French Open quarterfinals, and the Wimbledon final.
Radovan Karadžić is a Bosnian Serb former politician who served as the president of Republika Srpska during the Bosnian War, and was later convicted of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY).
Nikola Mirotić is a Montenegrin-born Spanish professional basketball player for FC Barcelona of the Liga ACB and the EuroLeague. The power forward is a two-time All-EuroLeague Second Team member, and previously played for Real Madrid of the Liga ACB. Mirotić was drafted with the 23rd pick in the 2011 NBA draft, and played in the NBA from 2014 for the Chicago Bulls, New Orleans Pelicans and Milwaukee Bucks, before returning to Spain in the 2019 offseason.
Stevan Jovetić is a footballer who plays as a striker for Monaco and the Montenegro national team.
Stefan Savić is a Montenegrin professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Atlético Madrid and the Montenegro national team as a central defender.
Amfilohije was a bishop of the Serbian Orthodox Church, theologian, university professor, author and translator. He was first the bishop of Banat between 1985 and 1990, and then the metropolitan bishop of Montenegro and the Littoral from 1990, until his death. As the metropolitan bishop, he was the primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro. He was one of the most influential leaders of the Serbian Church, and was among the three candidates for the Serbian patriarchate.
Milo Đukanović is a Montenegrin politician serving as the President of Montenegro since 2018, previously serving the role from 1998 to 2002. He also served as the Prime Minister of Montenegro and is the long-term president of the Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro, originally the Montenegrin branch of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia, which governed Montenegro alone or in a coalition from the introduction of multi-party politics in the early 1990s until its defeat in the 2020 parliamentary election.
Marko Simonović is a Montenegrin professional basketball player for Mega Soccerbet of the ABA League on loan from Cedevita Olimpija. He is a 2.10 m tall center.
Zdravko Krivokapić is a Montenegrin mechanical engineering professor, writer, and politician serving as the Prime Minister of Montenegro since 4 December 2020. In addition to his professorship at the Universities of Montenegro and East Sarajevo, he is one of the founders of the non-governmental organization called "We won't give up Montenegro", which was founded by Montenegrin professors and intellectuals in support of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro after a controversial religion law targeted the legal status and the property of the Church. His political views and public appearances are generally defined as moderate right, anti-corruption, Christian democratic, pro-European, and economically liberal, as well as pro-church, supportive of ethnic Serb interests, and culturally conservative.
Željko Petrović is a retired Montenegrin footballer and current head coach at Eredivisie club Willem II. He represented the FR Yugoslavia national team at the 1998 FIFA World Cup.