Janko Vukotic
Janko Vukotić, (18 February 1866 in Čevo
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, Cetinje
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 – 4 February 1927) was a Serbian
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, Serdar and Voivode from Montenegro
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 in the Balkan Wars
Balkan Wars
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 and World War I
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. He served as Montenegro's Minister of Defence in periods 1905-1907, 1911–1912 and 1913–1915 and as the Prime Minister of Montenegro 1913-1915. He is famous for commanding the Sandžak Army of Montenegrin forces during the Battle of Mojkovac
Battle of Mojkovac
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. Vasilija Vukotić, his daughter, was a courier in the thick of battle and was the only woman participant in the 1916 Battle of Mojkovac.
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