Famous people on Serbia's street names



Karađorđe 49 Đorđe Petrović, known by the sobriquet Karađorđe, was a Serbian revolutionary who led the struggle for his country's independence from the Ottoman Empire during the First Serbian Uprising. He held the title of Grand Vožd of Serbia from 15 February 1804 - 21 September 1813.

Uz Maršala Tita

Uz Maršala Tita 44 Uz Maršala Tita is a Yugoslav Partisan anthem about the leader of the country's liberation movement in World War II, Josip Broz Tito, written by Vladimir Nazor and composed by Oskar Danon.

Vuk Karadžić

Vuk Karadžić 42 Vuk Stefanović Karadžić was a Serbian philologist, anthropologist and linguist. He was one of the most important reformers of the modern Serbian language. For his collection and preservation of Serbian folktales, Encyclopædia Britannica labelled Karadžić "the father of Serbian folk-literature scholarship." He was also the author of the first Serbian dictionary in the new reformed language. In addition, he translated the New Testament into the reformed form of the Serbian spelling and language.

Saint Sava

Saint Sava 39 Saint Sava, known as the Enlightener, was a Serbian prince and Orthodox monk, the first Archbishop of the autocephalous Serbian Church, the founder of Serbian law, and a diplomat. Sava, born as Rastko Nemanjić, was the youngest son of Serbian Grand Prince Stefan Nemanja, and ruled the appanage of Zachlumia briefly in 1190–92. He then left for Mount Athos, where he became a monk with the name Sava (Sabbas). At Athos he established the monastery of Hilandar, which became one of the most important cultural and religious centres of the Serbian people. In 1219 the Patriarchate exiled in Nicea recognized him as the first Serbian Archbishop, and in the same year he authored the oldest known constitution of Serbia, the Zakonopravilo nomocanon, thus securing full religious and political independence. Sava is regarded as the founder of Serbian medieval literature.

Peter I of Serbia

Peter I of Serbia 38 Peter I was King of Serbia from 15 June 1903 to 1 December 1918. On 1 December 1918, he became King of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, and he held that title until his death three years later. Since he was the king of Serbia during a period of great Serbian military success, he was remembered by Serbians as King Peter the Liberator and also as the Old King.

Miloš Obrenović, Prince of Serbia

Miloš Obrenović, Prince of Serbia 37 Miloš Obrenović born Miloš Teodorović, also known as Miloš the Great was the Prince of Serbia twice, from 1815 to 1839, and from 1858 to 1860. He was an eminent figure of the First Serbian uprising, the leader of the Second Serbian uprising, and the founder of the House of Obrenović. Under his rule, Serbia became an autonomous principality within the Ottoman Empire. Prince Miloš was an autocrat, consistently refusing to decentralize power, which gave rise to a strong internal opposition. Despite his humble background, he eventually became the most affluent man in Serbia and one of the wealthiest in the Balkan peninsula, possessing estates in Vienna, Serbia and Wallachia. During his rule, Miloš bought a certain number of estates and ships from the Ottomans and was also a prominent trader.

Stefan Dušan

Stefan Dušan 32 Stefan Uroš IV Dušan, also known as Dušan the Mighty, was the king of Serbia from 8 September 1331 and tsar and autocrat of the Serbs, Greeks, Albanians and Bulgarians from 16 April 1346 until his death in 1355.

Lazar of Serbia

Lazar of Serbia 31 Lazar Hrebeljanović was a medieval Serbian ruler who created the largest and most powerful state on the territory of the disintegrated Serbian Empire. Lazar's state, referred to by historians as Moravian Serbia, comprised the basins of the Great Morava, West Morava, and South Morava rivers. Lazar ruled Moravian Serbia from 1373 until his death in 1389. He sought to resurrect the Serbian Empire and place himself at its helm, claiming to be the direct successor of the Nemanjić dynasty, which went extinct in 1371 after ruling over Serbia for two centuries. Lazar's programme had the full support of the Serbian Orthodox Church, but the Serbian nobility did not recognize him as their supreme ruler. He is often referred to as Tsar Lazar Hrebeljanović ; however, he only held the title of prince.

Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla 30 Nikola Tesla was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist. He is known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.

Žarko Zrenjanin

Žarko Zrenjanin 29 Žarko Zrenjanin "Uča" was a Yugoslav partisan and National Hero of Yugoslavia. The city of Zrenjanin, in Serbia, is named after him, since 1946.

Živojin Mišić

Živojin Mišić 26 Živojin Mišić was a field marshal who participated in all of Serbia's wars from 1876 to 1918. He directly commanded the First Serbian army in the Battle of Kolubara and in breach of the Thessaloniki Front was the Chief of the Supreme Command. He is the most decorated Serbian military officer in history.

Branko Radičević

Branko Radičević 21 Aleksije "Branko" Radičević was a Serbian poet who wrote in the period of Romanticism.             

Nikola Pašić

Nikola Pašić 20 Nikola Pašić was a Serbian and Yugoslav politician and diplomat. During his political career, which spanned almost five decades, he served five times as prime minister of Serbia and three times as prime minister of Yugoslavia, leading 22 governments in total. He played an instrumental role in the founding of Yugoslavia and is considered one of the most influential figures in Serbian twentieth-century history. With 12 years in office, Pašić was the longest-serving prime minister of Serbia.

Radomir Putnik

Radomir Putnik 20 Radomir Putnik was the first Serbian Field Marshal and Chief of the General Staff of the Serbian army in the Balkan Wars and in the First World War. He served in every war in which Serbia fought from 1876 to 1917.

Stepa Stepanović

Stepa Stepanović 19 Stepan "Stepa" Stepanović was a Serbian military commander who fought in the Serbo-Turkish War, the Serbo-Bulgarian War, the First Balkan War, the Second Balkan War and World War I. Having joined the Serbian military in 1874, he fought against the forces of the Ottoman Empire in 1876. Over the following years, he climbed up the ranks of the Serbian Army and fought against Bulgarian forces in 1885. He eventually became the Serbian Minister of War in April 1908 and was responsible for instituting changes in the Serbian Army.

Dimitrije Tucović

Dimitrije Tucović 17 Dimitrije "Mita" Tucović was a Serbian theorist of the socialist movement, politician, writer and publisher. He was founder of the Serbian Social Democratic Party.

Hajduk Veljko

Hajduk Veljko 17 Veljko Petrović, known simply as Hajduk Veljko, was one of the vojvodas of the Serbian Revolutionary forces in the First Serbian Uprising against the Ottoman Empire, in charge of the Negotin area. He was one of the most prominent leaders of the uprising.

Sava Kovačević

Sava Kovačević 15 Sava Kovačević was a Yugoslav Partisan divisional commander during World War II, and one of the heroes of the communist Partisan movement.

Svetozar Marković

Svetozar Marković 15 Svetozar Marković was a Serbian political activist, literary critic and socialist philosopher. He developed an activistic anthropological philosophy with a definite program of social change. He was called the Serbian Nikolay Dobrolyubov.

Moša Pijade

Moša Pijade 13 Moša Pijade, was a Serbian and Yugoslav painter, journalist, Communist Party politician, World War II participant, and a close collaborator of Josip Broz Tito. He was the full member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. During the Interwar period in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, Pijade was an accomplished painter, but spent almost 15 years in prison because of his communist activity. He took active role in the People's Liberation War and was one of main leaders of the Partisans. After the WWII and creation of socialist Yugoslavia, he became a prominent politician and was the President of the Federal Parliament from 1954 until his death.

Maxim Gorky

Maxim Gorky 12 Alexei Maximovich Peshkov, popularly known as Maxim Gorky, was a Russian and Soviet writer and socialism proponent. He was nominated five times for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Before his success as an author, he travelled widely across the Russian Empire changing jobs frequently, experiences which would later influence his writing.

Miloš Obilić

Miloš Obilić 11 Miloš Obilić was a legendary Serbian knight who is reputed to have been in the service of Prince Lazar during the Ottoman invasion of Serbia in the late 14th century. He is not mentioned in contemporary sources, but features prominently in later accounts of the 1389 Battle of Kosovo as the assassin of Sultan Murad. Although the assassin remains anonymous in sources until the late 15th century, the dissemination of the story of Murad's assassination in Florentine, Serbian, Ottoman and Greek sources suggests that versions of it circulated widely across the Balkans within half a century of the event.

Ivo Lola Ribar

Ivo Lola Ribar 11 Ivan Ribar, known as Ivo Lola or Ivo Lolo, was a Yugoslav communist politician and military leader of Croatian descent. In the 1930s, he became one of the closest associates of Josip Broz Tito, leader of the Yugoslav Communist Party. In 1936, Ribar became secretary of the Central Committee of SKOJ. During World War II in Yugoslavia, Ribar was among the main leaders of the Yugoslav Partisans and was a member of the Partisan Supreme Headquarters. During the war, he founded and ran several leftist youth magazines. In 1942, Ribar was among the founders of the Unified League of Anti-Fascist Youth of Yugoslavia (USAOJ). He was killed by a German bomb in 1943 near Glamoč while boarding an airplane for Cairo, where he was to become the first representative of Communist Yugoslavia to the Middle East Command.

Dositej Obradović

Dositej Obradović 10 Dositej Obradović was a Serbian writer, biographer, diarist, philosopher, pedagogue, educational reformer, linguist, polyglot and the first minister of education of Serbia. An influential protagonist of the Serbian national and cultural renaissance, he advocated Enlightenment and rationalist ideas, while remaining a Serbian patriot and an adherent of the Serbian Orthodox Church.

Gavrilo Princip

Gavrilo Princip 10 Gavrilo Princip was a Bosnian Serb student who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir presumptive to the throne of Austria-Hungary, and his wife Sophie, Duchess von Hohenberg, in Sarajevo on 28 June 1914. The killing of the Archduke and his wife set off the July Crisis, a chain of events that within one month led to the outbreak of World War I.

Alexander I of Serbia

Alexander I of Serbia 10 Alexander I reigned as the king of Serbia from 1889 to 1903 when he and his wife, Draga Mašin, were assassinated by a group of Royal Serbian Army officers, led by Captain Dragutin Dimitrijević.

Ivo Andrić

Ivo Andrić 9 Ivo Andrić was a Yugoslav novelist, poet and short story writer who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1961. His writings dealt mainly with life in his native Bosnia under Ottoman rule.

Mihailo Obrenović, Prince of Serbia

Mihailo Obrenović, Prince of Serbia 9 Mihailo Obrenović was the ruling Prince of Serbia from 1839 to 1842 and again from 1860 to 1868.   

Đura Jakšić

Đura Jakšić 9 Georgije "Đura" Jakšić was a Serbian poet, painter, writer, dramatist and bohemian.                 

Jugović brothers

Jugović brothers 9 The Jugovic brothers, or Nine Jugović, commonly known as the Jugovići, the nine sons of Jug Bogdan, are popular mythological characters of Serbian epic poetry. In poems, the Jugović brothers and their blood brother Miloš Obilić fight to their death in the Battle of Kosovo (1389), dying as heroes. This is based on mythology, in which Miloš Obilić and other knights lost their life "in glory as martyrs". One of the earliest accounts of the battle was the Florentine chancellor Coluccio Salutati who described twelve Christian noblemen who broke through the Ottomans, one of whom killed the Sultan.

Miloš Crnjanski

Miloš Crnjanski 9 Miloš Crnjanski was a Serbian writer and poet of the expressionist wing of Serbian modernism, author, and a diplomat.

Veljko Vlahović

Veljko Vlahović 8 Veljko Vlahović was a Montenegrin politician and career army officer. He was one of the more prominent members of the Montenegrin branch of the Yugoslav Communist Party from 1935 which established the SFR Yugoslavia following World War II. He studied in Belgrade, Prague, and the Sorbonne, and finished his postgraduate studies in Moscow. He fought in the Spanish Civil War and was active in organizing the Communist Youth League of Yugoslavia (SKOJ).

Zoran Đinđić

Zoran Đinđić 8 Zoran Đinđić was a Serbian politician and philosopher who served as the prime minister of Serbia from 2001 until his assassination in 2003. He was the mayor of Belgrade in 1997. Đinđić was a long-time opposition politician and held a doctorate in philosophy.

Princess Milica of Serbia

Princess Milica of Serbia 8 Princess Milica Hrebeljanović née Nemanjić also known as Empress (Tsaritsa) Milica, was a royal consort of Serbia by marriage to Prince Lazar who fell in the Battle of Kosovo. After her husband's death, she took the role as queen regent of Serbia from 1389 to 1393, until her son, despot Stefan Lazarević came of age.

Milan I of Serbia

Milan I of Serbia 8 Milan Obrenović reigned as the prince of Serbia from 1868 to 1882 and subsequently as king from 1882 to 1889. Milan I unexpectedly abdicated in favor of his son, Alexander I of Serbia, in 1889.

Sándor Petőfi

Sándor Petőfi 8 Sándor Petőfi was a Hungarian poet and liberal revolutionary. He is considered Hungary's national poet, and was one of the key figures of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848. He is the author of the Nemzeti dal, which is said to have inspired the revolution in the Kingdom of Hungary that grew into a war for independence from the Austrian Empire. It is most likely that he died in the Battle of Segesvár, one of the last battles of the war.

Vratko Nemanjić

Vratko Nemanjić 8 Vratko Nemanjić was a Serbian noble, father of Prince Lazar's spouse Milica. Serbian epic poetry identifies him with Jug Bogdan or Ljutica Bogdan, a mythical hero in the Battle of Kosovo.

Laza Kostić

Laza Kostić 8 Lazar Kostić was a Serbian poet, prose writer, lawyer, aesthetician, journalist, publicist, and politician who is considered to be one of the greatest minds of Serbian literature. Kostić wrote around 150 lyrics, 20 epic poems, three dramas, one monograph, several essays, short stories, and a number of articles. Kostić promoted the study of English literature and together with Jovan Andrejević-Joles was one of the first to begin the systematic translation of the works of William Shakespeare into the Serbian language. Kostić also wrote an introduction of Shakespeare's works to Serbian culture.

Borisav Stanković

Borisav Stanković 7 Borisav "Bora" Stanković was a Serbian writer belonging to the school of realism. His novels and short stories depict the life of people from South Serbia. He belongs to an exceptional group of storytellers that appeared at the turn of the 20th century, Ivo Ćipiko, Petar Kočić, Milutin Uskoković, and others.

Strahinja Banović

Strahinja Banović 7 Strahinja Banović or Strahinjić Ban is the name of the nobleman and knight depicted in the Serbian epic poem of the same title. It is unsure whether or not he existed; however, some historians believe he was in fact Đurađ II Stracimirović Balšić of Zeta, whose grandfather-in-law was Jug Bogdan.

Janko Veselinović (writer)

Janko Veselinović (writer) 7 Janko Veselinović was a Serbian writer.                                                             

Jovan Cvijić

Jovan Cvijić 7 Jovan Cvijić was a Serbian geographer and ethnologist, president of the Serbian Royal Academy of Sciences and rector of the University of Belgrade. Cvijić is considered the founder of geography in Serbia. He began his scientific career as a geographer and geologist, and continued his activity as a human geographer and sociologist.

Petar Drapšin

Petar Drapšin 7 Petar Drapšin was a Yugoslav Partisan commander.                                                   

Stefan Lazarević

Stefan Lazarević 7 Stefan Lazarević, also known as Stefan the Tall, was a Serbian ruler as prince (1389–1402) and despot (1402–1427). He was also a diplomat, legislator, ktetor, patron of the arts, poet and one of the founding members of the Order of the Dragon. The son of Prince Lazar Hrebeljanović, he was regarded as one of the finest knights and military leaders of his time. After the death of his father at Kosovo (1389), he became ruler of Moravian Serbia and ruled with his mother Milica, until he reached adulthood in 1393. Stefan led troops in several battles as an Ottoman vassal, until asserting independence after receiving the title of despot from the Byzantines in 1402.

Svetozar Miletić

Svetozar Miletić 7 Svetozar Miletić was a Serbian lawyer, journalist, author and politician who served as the mayor of Novi Sad between 1861 and 1862 and again from 1867 to 1868.

Desanka Maksimović

Desanka Maksimović 7 Desanka Maksimović was a Serbian poet, writer and translator. Her first works were published in the literary journal Misao in 1920, while she was studying at the University of Belgrade. Within a few years, her poems appeared in the Serbian Literary Herald, Belgrade's most influential literary publication. In 1925, Maksimović earned a French Government scholarship for a year's study at the University of Paris. Upon her return, she was appointed a professor at Belgrade's elite First High School for Girls, a position she would hold continuously until World War II.

Petar Kočić

Petar Kočić 7 Petar Kočić was a Bosnian Serb writer, activist and politician. Born in rural northwestern Bosnia in the final days of Ottoman rule, Kočić began writing around the turn of the twentieth century, first poetry and then prose. While a university student, he became politically active and began agitating for agrarian reforms within Bosnia and Herzegovina, which had been occupied by Austria-Hungary following the Ottomans' withdrawal in 1878. Other reforms that Kočić demanded were freedom of the press and freedom of assembly, which were denied under Austria-Hungary.

Boris Kidrič

Boris Kidrič 7 Boris Kidrič was a Slovene and Yugoslav politician and revolutionary who was one of the chief organizers of the Slovene Partisans, the Slovene resistance against occupation by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy after Operation Barbarossa in June 1941. He became the de facto leader of the Liberation Front of the Slovenian People. As such, he had a crucial role in the anti-Fascist liberation struggle in Slovenia between 1941 and 1945. After World War II he was, together with Edvard Kardelj, a leading Slovenian politician in communist Yugoslavia.

Vojislav Ilić Mlađi

Vojislav Ilić Mlađi 6 Vojislav Ilić Mlađi was a Serbian writer and poet.                                                 

Marko Orešković

Marko Orešković 6 Marko Orešković was a Croatian and Yugoslav Partisan commander. He was also known by his nickname Krntija.

Ivan Milutinović

Ivan Milutinović 6 Ivan Milutinović was a Yugoslav Partisan general and an eminent military commander who participated in World War II.

Vasa Čarapić

Vasa Čarapić 6 Vasilije "Vasa" Čarapić, known as the Dragon from Avala and Vasso Tscharapitsch (German), was a Serbian voivode that participated in the First Serbian Uprising of the Serbian Revolution against the Ottoman Empire.

Stefan the First-Crowned

Stefan the First-Crowned 6 Stefan Nemanjić, known as Stefan the First-Crowned, was the Grand Prince of Serbia from 1196 and the King of Serbia from 1217 until his death in 1228. He was the first Serbian king by Nemanjić dynasty; due to his transformation of the Serbian Grand Principality into the Kingdom of Serbia and the assistance he provided his brother Saint Sava in establishing the Serbian Orthodox Church.

Maria of Yugoslavia

Maria of Yugoslavia 6 Maria, known in Serbian as Marija Karađorđević, was Queen of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes from 1922 to 1929 and Queen of Yugoslavia from 1929 to 1934 as the wife of King Alexander I. She was the mother of King Peter II. Her citizenship was revoked, and her property was confiscated by the Yugoslav communist regime in 1947, but she was posthumously rehabilitated in 2014.

Jovan Dučić

Jovan Dučić 6 Jovan Dučić was a Serb poet-diplomat and academic.                                                 

Mihajlo Pupin

Mihajlo Pupin 6 Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin, also known as Michael Pupin, was a Serbian physicist, physical chemist and philanthropist based in the United States.

Stevan Sinđelić

Stevan Sinđelić 6 Stevan Sinđelić was a Serbian revolutionary commander in Resava, who fought during the First Serbian Uprising (1804–1813) against Ottoman rule. As the commander of the Resava Brigade, he fought in many battles and skirmishes against Ottoman foot-soldiers, including the Battle of Ivankovac in 1805 and the Battle of Deligrad in 1806. He is remembered for his actions during the Battle of Čegar Hill in 1809, in which he and the Resava Brigade found themselves surrounded by the Ottomans. Encircled and without much chance of survival, Sinđelić ignited the gunpowder kegs in the powder cave, creating an enormous explosion that killed him, along with all of the Serbian and Ottoman soldiers in his trench.

Tanasko Rajić

Tanasko Rajić 6 Atanasije Rajić, known by his nickname Tanasko (Танаско), was a Serbian vojvoda (commander) and revolutionary, the barjaktar (flag-bearer) in the First Serbian Uprising led by Karađorđe against the Ottoman Empire, and the captain in Obrenović's Second Serbian Uprising, during which he died (1815).

Starina Novak

Starina Novak 6 Starina Novak was a Serb hajduk who distinguished himself in many battles against the Ottoman Empire. He is considered a national hero by both the Serbs and the Romanians.

Đuro Đaković

Đuro Đaković 5 Đuro Đaković was a Yugoslav metal worker, communist and revolutionary. Đaković was the organizational secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia, from April 1928 to April 1929 and one of the most prominent fighters of the working class of Yugoslavia.

Arsenije III Crnojević

Arsenije III Crnojević 5 Arsenije III Crnojević was the Archbishop of Peć and Serbian Patriarch from 1674 to his death in 1706. In 1689, during the Habsburg-Ottoman War (1683–1699), he sided with Habsburgs, upon their temporary occupation of Serbia. In 1690, he left the Patriarchal Monastery of Peć and led the Great Migration of Serbs from Ottoman Serbia into the Habsburg monarchy. There he received charters, granted to him by Emperor Leopold I, securing religious and ecclesiastical autonomy of Eastern Orthodoxy in the Habsburg Monarchy. In the meanwhile, after restoring their rule in Serbian lands, Ottomans allowed the appointment of a new Serbian Patriarch, Kalinik I (1691–1710), thus creating a jurisdictional division within the Serbian Orthodox Church. Until death, in 1706, Patriarch Arsenije remained the head of Serbian Orthodox Church in Habsburg lands, laying foundations for the creation of an autonomous ecclesiastical province, later known as the Metropolitanate of Karlovci.

Slobodan Penezić

Slobodan Penezić 5 Slobodan "Krcun" Penezić was a Yugoslav communist politician who served as Prime Minister and Minister of Internal Affairs of the Socialist Republic of Serbia. During his heyday, he was the Secret Police chief in Serbia.

Stevan Sremac

Stevan Sremac 5 Stevan Sremac was a Serbian realist and comedy writer. He is considered one of the best truly humorous Serbian writers.

Prince Marko

Prince Marko 5 Marko Mrnjavčević was the de jure Serbian king from 1371 to 1395, while he was the de facto ruler of territory in western Macedonia centered on the town of Prilep. He is known as Prince Marko and King Marko in South Slavic oral tradition, in which he has become a major character during the period of Ottoman rule over the Balkans. Marko's father, King Vukašin, was co-ruler with Serbian Tsar Stefan Uroš V, whose reign was characterised by weakening central authority and the gradual disintegration of the Serbian Empire. Vukašin's holdings included lands in north-western Macedonia and Kosovo. In 1370 or 1371, he crowned Marko "young king"; this title included the possibility that Marko would succeed the childless Uroš on the Serbian throne.

Milan Rakić

Milan Rakić 5 Milan Rakić was a Serbian poet-diplomat and academic.                                               

Branko Ćopić

Branko Ćopić 5 Branko Ćopić was a Yugoslav writer. He wrote poetry, short stories and novels, and became famous for his stories for children and young adults, often set during World War II in revolutionary Yugoslavia, written with characteristic Ćopić's humor in the form of ridicule, satire and irony.

Pavle, Serbian Patriarch

Pavle, Serbian Patriarch 5 Pavle was the patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church from 1990 to his death. His full title was His Holiness the Archbishop of Peć, Metropolitan of Belgrade and Karlovci, and Serbian Patriarch Pavle. Before his death, he was the oldest living leader of an Eastern Orthodox church. Because of poor health, he spent his last years in the Military Medical Academy in Belgrade, while his duties were carried out by Metropolitan Amfilohije.

Branislav Nušić

Branislav Nušić 5 Branislav Nušić was a Serbian playwright, satirist, essayist, novelist and founder of modern rhetoric in Serbia. He also worked as a journalist and a civil servant.

Josif Pančić

Josif Pančić 5 Josif Pančić was a Serbian botanist, a doctor of medicine, a lecturer at the Great School, and the first president of the Serbian Royal Academy. He extensively documented the flora of Serbia, and is credited with having classified many species of plants which were unknown to the botanical community at that time. Pančić is credited with discovering the Serbian spruce. He is regarded as the father of Serbian botany.

Uroš Predić

Uroš Predić 5 Uroš Predić was a Serbian Realist painter. Along with Paja Jovanović and Đorđe Krstić, he is considered the most important Serbian painter of realism. Predić is best remembered for his early works, in which he depicted the "real" life of ordinary people. Later, he made a great contribution in church painting and portraits. Predić's opus includes a total of 1658 works.

Nada Dimić

Nada Dimić 4 Nada Dimić was a Yugoslav Partisan who died in World War II and was proclaimed a People's Hero of Yugoslavia.

Jevrem Obrenović

Jevrem Obrenović 4 Prince Jevrem Teodorović Obrenović was a Serbian politician and revolutionary. He was the younger brother of Prince Miloš Obrenović I of Serbia, the founder of the Obrenović dynasty.

Cyril and Methodius

Cyril and Methodius 4 Cyril and Methodius (815–885) were brothers, Byzantine Christian theologians and missionaries. For their work evangelizing the Slavs, they are known as the "Apostles to the Slavs".

Milentije Popović

Milentije Popović 4 Milentije Popović was a member of Communist Party of Yugoslavia (KPJ) since 1939. During World War II he held various Party and administrative positions. After the war, he became the Minister of interior affairs, trade and supplies, and then Minister of foreign trade and finance in Yugoslav federal government.

Matija Gubec

Matija Gubec 4 Matija Gubec, also known as Ambroz Gubec, was a Croatian revolutionary, and a leader of the Croatian–Slovene Peasant Revolt of 1573. He was part of the court of three people that governed the rebels.

Stanoje Glavaš

Stanoje Glavaš 4 Stanoje Stamatović, known as Stanoje Glavaš was a Serbian hajduk and hero in the First Serbian Uprising.

Fyodor Tolbukhin

Fyodor Tolbukhin 4 Fyodor Ivanovich Tolbukhin was a Soviet military commander and Marshal of the Soviet Union. He is regarded as one of the finest Soviet generals of World War II.

Mika Antić

Mika Antić 4 Miroslav "Mika" Antić was a Serbian poet, film director, journalist and painter. He was a major figure of the Yugoslav Black Wave. He had six children.

Вељко Дугошевић

Вељко Дугошевић 4 Вељко Дугошевић био је учитељ, учесник Народноослободилачке борбе и народни херој Југославије.     

Đuro Daničić

Đuro Daničić 4 Đuro Daničić, born Đorđe Popović and also known as Đura Daničić, was a Serbian philologist, translator, linguistic historian and lexicographer. He was a prolific scholar at the Belgrade Lyceum.

Vasa Pelagić

Vasa Pelagić 4 Vasilije "Vasa" Pelagić was a Bosnian Serb writer, physician, educator, clergyman, nationalist and a proponent of utopian socialism among the Serbs in the second half of the nineteenth century. Today he is considered one of the first theoreticians of physical education in the Balkans. He is also remembered as a revolutionary democrat and one of the leaders of the national liberation and socialist movement in Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Petar Bojović

Petar Bojović 4 Petar Bojović was a Serbian and Yugoslav military commander who fought in the Serbo-Turkish War, the Serbo-Bulgarian War, the First Balkan War, the Second Balkan War, and World War I. He was briefly the Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Yugoslav Royal Army in World War II, but played no real part in the conduct of the defence of Yugoslavia when it was invaded by the Axis powers in April 1941.

Radivoj Korać

Radivoj Korać 4 Radivoj Korać was a Yugoslav professional basketball player. He represented the Yugoslavia national basketball team internationally. Korać is well-known for holding the EuroLeague's all-time single-game scoring record, at 99 points scored, in a game versus Alviks, during the 1964–65 season, and for once making 100 out of 100 free throws on a live television show in Belgium.

Branko Krsmanović

Branko Krsmanović 4 Branko Krsmanović (1915–1941) was a participant in the Spanish Civil War and the National Liberation struggle and national hero of Yugoslavia.

Jovan Popović (writer)

Jovan Popović (writer) 4 Jovan Popović was a Serbian writer and academic.                                                   

Nikolaj Velimirović

Nikolaj Velimirović 4 Nikolaj Velimirović was bishop of the eparchies of Ohrid and Žiča (1920–1956) in the Serbian Orthodox Church. An influential theological writer and a highly gifted orator, he was often referred to as the new John Chrysostom and historian Slobodan G. Markovich calls him "one of the most influential bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the twentieth century".

Milutin Milanković

Milutin Milanković 4 Milutin Milanković was a Serbian mathematician, astronomer, climatologist, geophysicist, civil engineer and popularizer of science.

Roger Joseph Boscovich

Roger Joseph Boscovich 4 Roger Joseph Boscovich was a physicist, astronomer, mathematician, philosopher, diplomat, poet, theologian, Jesuit priest, and a polymath from the Republic of Ragusa. He studied and lived in Italy and France where he also published many of his works.

Veselin Masleša

Veselin Masleša 4 Veselin Masleša was a Yugoslav writer, activist and Partisan.                                       

Stevan Mokranjac

Stevan Mokranjac 4 Stevan Stojanović, known as Stevan Mokranjac was a Serbian composer and music educator. Born in Negotin in 1856, Mokranjac studied music in Belgrade, Munich, Rome and Leipzig while in his twenties. Later, he became the conductor of the Belgrade Choir Society and founder of the Serbian School of Music and the first Serbian string quartet, in which he played the cello. He left Belgrade at the beginning of World War I and moved to Skopje, where he died on 28 September 1914.

Драгиша Мишовић

Драгиша Мишовић 4 Драгиша Мишовић био је српски лекар и комунистички револуционар.                                   

Petar Leković

Petar Leković 4 Petar Leković, was a Serbian soldier active in both World War I and World War II. A stonecutter by profession, Leković was declared the first People's Hero of Yugoslavia.

Žikica Jovanović Španac

Žikica Jovanović Španac 4 Živorad "Žikica" Jovanović, nicknamed Španac was a Yugoslav partisan, Spanish-trained commando and republican volunteer in the Spanish Civil War and is credited for initiating the anti-fascist struggle in Yugoslavia during World War II. He was a skilled guerilla fighter and organizer of guerilla units in Serbia, largely tied to his intense Spanish Civil War activities. He enjoyed enormous prestige in Yugoslav communist ranks, and in 1941 he even disobeyed direct orders of Josip Broz Tito to leave from Serbia to Bosnia with his units. There are controversies about his death, tightly related to his conflict with the Supreme Command during the war. History remembers him as a young idealist and a man who loved Spain.

Laza Lazarević

Laza Lazarević 4 Lazar "Laza" Lazarević was a Serbian writer, psychiatrist, and neurologist.                         

Filip Višnjić

Filip Višnjić 4 Filip Višnjić was a Serbian epic poet and guslar. His repertoire included 13 original epic poems chronicling the First Serbian Uprising against the Ottoman Empire and four reinterpreted epics from different periods of history of Serbia.

Ivan Goran Kovačić

Ivan Goran Kovačić 3 Ivan Goran Kovačić was a Croatian poet and writer.                                                 

Yuri Gagarin

Yuri Gagarin 3 Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin was a Soviet pilot and cosmonaut who, aboard the first successful crewed spaceflight, became the first human to journey into outer space. Travelling on Vostok 1, Gagarin completed one orbit of Earth on 12 April 1961, with his flight taking 108 minutes. By achieving this major milestone for the Soviet Union amidst the Space Race, he became an international celebrity and was awarded many medals and titles, including the nation's highest distinction: Hero of the Soviet Union.

Radoje Domanović

Radoje Domanović 3 Radoje Domanović was a Serbian journalist, writer and teacher, most famous for his satirical short stories. His adult years were a constant fight against tuberculosis. This circumstance of his life, and the affection which he inspired in all who knew him, created an aura of romanticism and sentimentality which stand in contrast to his literary accomplishments as a satirist and a powerful critic of the contemporary Serbian society.

Vasa Stajić

Vasa Stajić 3 Vasa Stajić was a Serbian writer and philosopher. He was born in Mokrin in 1878, and died in Novi Sad in 1947 where he spent most of his life. He was secretary of the Serbian Cultural Society from 1920–1922 and its president twice. A statue of him appears in front of the Serbian Cultural Society.

Живан Маричић

Живан Маричић 3 Живан Маричић, учесник Народноослободилачке борбе и народни херој Југославије.                     

Браћа Јерковић

Браћа Јерковић 3 Браћа Јерковић — Небојша и Душан су били синови Милана Јерковића, учитеља из сремског села Огара, код Пећинаца и његове супруге Анђелије, који су поред њих имали још петоро деце. Њихов отац је пореклом био из села Катиновац, код Вргинмоста.

Aleksa Šantić

Aleksa Šantić 3 Aleksa Šantić ; 27 May 1868 – 2 February 1924) was a Serb poet and writer. Šantić wrote about the urban culture of Herzegovina, the growing national awareness of Herzegovinian Serbs, social injustice, nostalgic love, and the unity of the South Slavs. He was the editor-in-chief of the magazine Zora (1896–1901). Šantić was one of the leading persons of Serbian literary and national movement in Mostar. In 1914 Šantić became a member of the Serbian Royal Academy.

Stefan Milutin

Stefan Milutin 3 Stefan Uroš II Milutin, known as Saint King, was the King of Serbia between 1282–1321, a member of the Nemanjić dynasty. He was one of the most powerful rulers of Serbia in the Middle Ages and one of the most prominent European monarchs of his time. Milutin is credited with strongly resisting the efforts of Byzantine Emperor Michael VIII Palaiologos to impose Roman Catholicism on the Balkans after the Union of Lyons in 1274. During his reign, Serbian economic power grew rapidly, mostly due to the development of mining. He founded Novo Brdo, which became an internationally important silver mining site. As most of the Nemanjić monarchs, he was proclaimed a saint by the Serbian Orthodox Church with a feast day on October 30.

Tosa Apostolovic

Tosa Apostolovic 3 Teodor Toša Apostolović was a Serbian merchant and philanthropist.                                 

Meša Selimović

Meša Selimović 3 Mehmed "Meša" Selimović was a Yugoslav writer, whose novel Death and the Dervish is one of the most important literary works in post-World War II Yugoslavia. Some of the main themes in his works are the relations between individuality and authority, life and death, and other existential problems.

Браћа Јовановић

Браћа Јовановић 3 Каменко и Павле Јовановић били су познати и угледни грађани Панчева. Њихова хуманитарна и просветна делатност је огромна, као и борба за права Срба у тадашњој Аустро-Угарској. Међутим, остали су пре свега запамћени по својој издавачкој делатности, борби за књигу и писменост и чувеној књижари Браћа Јовановић, која ће популаризовати српску литературу. Били су оснивачи и прве српске штампарије у тадашњем Панчеву, која ће бити веома угледна и утицајна и ван територије Баната. Били су и политички активни, што ће бити главни разлог за њихово хапшење 1914. године.

Sava Šumanović

Sava Šumanović 3 Sava Šumanović was a Serbian painter. He is considered to be one of the most important Serbian painters of the 20th century. Šumanović's opus includes around 800 paintings as well as 400 drawings and sketches. He was executed during the mass genocide of Serbs in the Independent State of Croatia. Ustaše tortured him and threw him half alive into limestone.

Saint Nicholas

Saint Nicholas 3 Saint Nicholas of Myra, also known as Nicholas of Bari, was an early Christian bishop of Greek descent from the maritime city of Patara in Anatolia during the time of the Roman Empire. Because of the many miracles attributed to his intercession, he is also known as Nicholas the Wonderworker. Saint Nicholas is the patron saint of sailors, merchants, archers, repentant thieves, children, brewers, pawnbrokers, toymakers, unmarried people, and students in various cities and countries around Europe. His reputation evolved among the pious, as was common for early Christian saints, and his legendary habit of secret gift-giving gave rise to the traditional model of Santa Claus through Sinterklaas.

Boško Buha

Boško Buha 3 Boško Buha was a young Yugoslav Partisan and an honored icon of the Yugoslavian resistance during World War II.

Toma Vučić Perišić

Toma Vučić Perišić 3 Prince Toma Vučić Perišić was a Serbian politician, military leader during the Serbian Revolution, Freemason and one of the most powerful and influential individuals in Serbia of the 19th century. He was Miloš Obrenović's most virulent opponent, and an ally of the Karađorđević Dynasty with Avram Petronijević and Ilija Garašanin and other so-called Constitutionalists. He wanted to bring rule of law and an effective administrative system in the Principality of Serbia, if only foreign interference was not an issue. Eventually, in the political tug-of-war, the constitutionalists period came to an abrupt end with the former absolute ruler reclaiming the throne.

Ljubomir Nenadović

Ljubomir Nenadović 3 Ljubomir Nenadović was Serbian writer, poet, translator, diplomat, minister of education and member of the Serbian Royal Academy.

Vladimir Nazor

Vladimir Nazor 3 Vladimir Nazor was a Croatian poet and politician. During and after World War II in Yugoslavia, he served as the first President of the Presidium of the Croatian Parliament, and first Speaker of the Croatian Parliament.

Matija Nenadović

Matija Nenadović 3 Matija Nenadović, also known as Prota Mateja, was a Serbian archpriest, writer, and politician who served as the first prime minister of Serbia from 1805 to 1807. He was a notable leader in the First Serbian Uprising.

Danilo Kiš

Danilo Kiš 3 Danilo Kiš was a Yugoslav and Serbian novelist, short story writer, essayist and translator. His best known works include Hourglass, A Tomb for Boris Davidovich and The Encyclopedia of the Dead.

Соња Маринковић

Соња Маринковић 3 Софија Соња Маринковић била је револуционарка, учесница Народноослободилачке борбе и народни херој Југославије.

Endre Ady

Endre Ady 3 Endre Ady was a turn-of-the-century Hungarian poet and journalist. Regarded by many as the greatest Hungarian poet of the 20th century, he was noted for his steadfast belief in social progress and development and for his poetry's exploration of fundamental questions of the modern European experience: love, temporality, faith, individuality, and patriotism.

Milovan Glišić

Milovan Glišić 3 Milovan Glišić was a Serbian writer, dramatist, translator, and literary theorist. He is sometimes referred to as the Serbian Gogol.

Душан Јерковић

Душан Јерковић 3 Душан Јерковић Уча био је учитељ, учесник Народноослободилачке борбе и народни херој Југославије.   

Ратомир Јовић

Ратомир Јовић 3 Ратомир Ратко Јовић - Душко, учесник Народноослободилачке борбе и народни херој Југославије.       

Dragutin Gavrilović

Dragutin Gavrilović 3 Dragutin Gavrilović was a Serbian and Yugoslav military officer, best known for his heroic defense of Belgrade during the First World War.

Pavle Jurišić Šturm

Pavle Jurišić Šturm 3 Pavle Jurišić Šturm KCMG, born Paulus Eugen Sturm, was a Serbian general of Sorbian origin, best known for commanding the Serbian 3rd Army in World War I.

Stevan Hristić

Stevan Hristić 3 Stevan Hristić was Serbian composer, conductor, pedagogue, and music writer. A prominent representative of the late romanticist style in Serbian music of the first half of the 20th century.

Pavle Vuisić

Pavle Vuisić 3 Pavle "Paja" Vuisić was a Serbian and Yugoslav actor, known as one of the most recognizable faces of former Yugoslav cinema.

Marija Bursać

Marija Bursać 3 Marija Bursać was a member of the Yugoslav Partisans during World War II in Yugoslavia and the first woman proclaimed a People's Hero of Yugoslavia. Bursać was born to a Bosnian Serb farming family in the village of Kamenica, near Drvar. After the invasion of Yugoslavia by the Axis powers and their creation of the Independent State of Croatia in April 1941, Bursać supported the Partisan resistance movement led by the Communist Party of Yugoslavia (KPJ). Like other women in her village, she collected food, clothing, and other supplies for the Partisan war effort. Bursać became a member of the League of Communist Youth of Yugoslavia in September 1941. The following August she was appointed political commissar of a company of the 1st Krajina Agricultural Shock Brigade, which harvested crops in the Sanica River valley, and was admitted to the KPJ at the end of that summer.

Mladen Stojanović

Mladen Stojanović 3 Mladen Stojanović was a Bosnian Serb and Yugoslav physician who led a detachment of Partisans on and around Mount Kozara in northwestern Bosnia during World War II in Yugoslavia. He was posthumously bestowed the Order of the People's Hero.

Milunka Savić

Milunka Savić 3 Milunka Savić CMG was a Serbian war heroine who fought in the Balkan Wars and in World War I. She is the most-decorated female combatant in the recorded history of warfare.

Joakim Vujić

Joakim Vujić 3 Joakim Vujić was a Serbian writer, dramatist, actor, traveler and polyglot. He was one of the most accomplished Serbian dramatists and writers of the 18th century, director of Knjaževsko-srpski teatar in Kragujevac 1835/36. He is known as the Father of Serbian Theatre.

Kosta Abrašević

Kosta Abrašević 3 Kosta Abrašević or Kosta Abraš was a Serbian poet, progenitor of proletarian poetry in Serbian literature.

Mihailo Petrović Alas

Mihailo Petrović Alas 3 Mihailo Petrović Alas, was a Serbian mathematician and inventor. He was also a distinguished professor at Belgrade University, an academic, fisherman, philosopher, writer, publicist, musician, businessman, traveler and volunteer in the Balkan Wars, the First and Second World Wars. He was a student of Henri Poincaré, Paul Painlevé, Charles Hermite and Émile Picard. Petrović contributed significantly to the study of differential equations and phenomenology, founded engineering mathematics in Serbia, and invented one of the first prototypes of a hydraulic analog computer.

Радојка Лакић

Радојка Лакић 3 Радојка Лакић била је учесница Народноослободилачке борбе и народни херој Југославије.             

Isidora Sekulić

Isidora Sekulić 3 Isidora Sekulić was a Serbian writer, novelist, essayist, polyglot and art critic. She was "the first woman academic in the history of Serbia" after she joined the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts in 1950.

Nadežda Petrović

Nadežda Petrović 3 Nadežda Petrović was a Serbian painter and one of the women war photography pioneers in the region. Considered Serbia's most famous expressionist and fauvist, she was the most important Serbian female painter of the period. Born in the town of Čačak, Petrović moved to Belgrade in her youth and attended the women's school of higher education there. Graduating in 1891, she taught there for a period beginning in 1893 before moving to Munich to study with Slovenian artist Anton Ažbe. Between 1901 and 1912, she exhibited her work in many cities throughout Europe.

Filip Kljajić (Yugoslav Partisan)

Filip Kljajić (Yugoslav Partisan) 2 Filip "Fića" Kljaić was a Yugoslav Partisan fighter during World War II and political commissar of the 1st Proletarian Brigade. Kljaić was killed during the Battle of Zvornik and posthumously awarded the Order of the People's Hero on 25 September 1944.

Natalie of Serbia

Natalie of Serbia 2 Natalija Obrenović, née Keshko, known as Natalie of Serbia, was the Princess of Serbia from 1875 to 1882 and then Queen of Serbia from 1882 to 1889 as the wife of Milan I of Serbia.

Aleksa Dundić

Aleksa Dundić 2 Aleksa Dundić or Oleko Dundich was a Croatian participant in Russia's October Revolution. A popular character in Russian literature, Dundić was honoured with the Order of the Red Banner.

György Dózsa

György Dózsa 2 György Dózsa was a Székely man-at-arms from Transylvania, Kingdom of Hungary who led a peasants' revolt against the kingdom's landed nobility during the reign of King Vladislaus II of Hungary. The rebellion was suppressed, and Dózsa captured, tortured, and executed by being seated on a throne, crowned with red-hot iron, devoured alive by his followers under duress, then quartered.

Kosta Vojinović

Kosta Vojinović 2 Kosta Vojinović, known by his nickname Kosovac (Косовац), was a Serbian soldier who fought in the Balkan Wars and World War I, most notably as a leader of the Toplica Uprising.

Jaša Tomić

Jaša Tomić 2 Jakov Tomić was a Serbian journalist, politician and author from the Serbian region of Vojvodina, which was part of the Austrian Empire when he was born.

Миодраг Чајетинац Чајка

Миодраг Чајетинац Чајка 2 Миодраг Чајетинац Чајка био је учесник Народноослободилачке борбе и народни херој Југославије.     

Миладин Пећинар

Миладин Пећинар 2 Миладин Пећинар био је инжењер грађевинарства, професор универзитета и академик САНУ.               

Zoran Radosavljević (pilot)

Zoran Radosavljević (pilot) 2 Zoran Radosavljević was a Yugoslav fighter pilot who fought in the Kosovo War and came to prominence after he was killed during the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia.

Edvard Kardelj

Edvard Kardelj 2 Edvard Kardelj, also known by the pseudonyms Bevc, Sperans, and Krištof, was a Yugoslav politician and economist. He was one of the leading members of the Communist Party of Slovenia before World War II. During the war, Kardelj was one of the leaders of the Liberation Front of the Slovenian People and a Slovene Partisan. After the war, he was a federal political leader in the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. He led the Yugoslav delegation in peace talks with Italy over the border dispute in the Julian March.

Jovan Grčić Milenko

Jovan Grčić Milenko 2 Jovan Grčić Milenko was a Serbian poet, writer and a physician. The freshness of his lyrical poetry places him in the succession of Branko Radičević and he is also noted for his power of natural description. He translated Goethe, Schiller and Heine into Serbian, and his own poems into German.

Stojan Protić

Stojan Protić 2 Stojan Protić was a Serbian politician and writer. He served as the prime minister of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes between 1918 and 1919, and again in 1920, later called Yugoslavia. He is best remembered as the key theoretician of Serbian parliamentarism.

Archibald Reiss

Archibald Reiss 2 Rodolphe Archibald Reiss was a German–Swiss criminology-pioneer, forensic scientist, professor and writer.

Чедомир Васовић

Чедомир Васовић 2 Чедомир Чеда Васовић био је учесник Народноослободилачке борбе и народни херој Југославије.         

Georges Clemenceau

Georges Clemenceau 2 Georges Benjamin Clemenceau was a French statesman who served as Prime Minister of France from 1906 to 1909 and again from 1917 until 1920. A physician turned journalist, he played a central role in the politics of the Third Republic, particularly amid the end of the First World War. He was a key figure of the Independent Radicals, advocating for the separation of church and state, as well as the amnesty of the Communards exiled to New Caledonia.

Peko Dapčević

Peko Dapčević 2 Petar "Peko" Dapčević was a Yugoslav communist who fought as a volunteer in the Spanish Civil War, joined the Partisan uprising in Montenegro, and became commander of the Yugoslav 1st Proletarian Corps, 1st and 4th Armies.

Радоје Дакић

Радоје Дакић 2 Радоје Дакић Брко био је комунистички револуционар, учесник Народноослободилачке борбе, председник Синдиката Југославије и народни херој Југославије.

Коста Стаменковић

Коста Стаменковић 2 Коста Стаменковић био је комунистички револуционар, учесник Народноослободилачке борбе и народни херој Југославије.

Aleksa Nenadović

Aleksa Nenadović 2 Aleksa Nenadović was ober knyaz of Tamnava—Posavina district of Valjevo nahiyah of the Belgrade Pashaluk.

Милка Марковић

Милка Марковић 2 Милка Марковић. била је српска драмска уметница и прва жена редитељ код нас. Глумила је у Народном позоришту у Београду и Српском народном позоришту у Новом Саду.

Milutin Bojić

Milutin Bojić 2 Milutin Bojić was a Serbian war poet, theatre critic, playwright, and soldier.                     

Veljko Petrović (poet)

Veljko Petrović (poet) 2 Veljko Petrović was a Serbian poet, short story writer, diplomat, and academic.                     

Božidar Janković

Božidar Janković 2 Božidar Janković may refer to:Božidar Janković (general) (1849-1920), Serbian army general and commander Božidar Janković (footballer) (1951-1993), Serbian Yugoslav footballer

Jovan Ilić

Jovan Ilić 2 Jovan "Jova" Ilić was a Serbian poet and politician.                                               

Jovan Branković

Jovan Branković 2 Jovan Branković was the titular Despot of Serbia from 1493 until his death in 1502. The title of despot was given to him by Hungarian king Vladislas II of Hungary. From 1493 to 1497 he held the title together with his elder brother Đorđe Branković, who was despot from 1486. In 1497, Đorđe relinquished the title, and Jovan remained the sole Despot of Serbia, until his death in 1502. Jovan was the last Serbian Despot of the Branković dynasty. With his brother he built the Krušedol monastery, and made various donations to Hilandar and other Eastern Orthodox monasteries. He was proclaimed a saint by the Serbian Orthodox Church.

Andra Nikolić

Andra Nikolić 2 Andra Nikolić was a Serbian politician, jurist, writer, literary historian and academic.           

Constantine the Great

Constantine the Great 2 Constantine I, also known as Constantine the Great, was a Roman emperor from AD 306 to 337 and the first Roman emperor to convert to Christianity. He played a pivotal role in elevating the status of Christianity in Rome, decriminalizing Christian practice and ceasing Christian persecution in a period referred to as the Constantinian shift. This initiated the cessation of the established ancient Roman religion. Constantine is also the originator of the religiopolitical ideology known as Constantinism, which epitomizes the unity of church and state, as opposed to separation of church and state. He founded the city of Constantinople and made it the capital of the Empire, which remained so for over a millenium.

Dragoslav Srejović

Dragoslav Srejović 2 Dragoslav Srejović was a Serbian archaeologist, cultural anthropologist and historian. He was the main contributor to the exploration of the Lepenski Vir archaeological site.

Dušan A. Popović

Dušan A. Popović 2 Dušan Popović was a Serbian journalist, publicist and politician. He was secretary of the Serbian Social Democratic Party (SSDP).

Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia

Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia 2 Alexander Karađorđević was the prince of Serbia between 1842 and 1858 and a member of the House of Karađorđević.

Danilo I, Prince of Montenegro

Danilo I, Prince of Montenegro 2 Danilo I Petrović-Njegoš was the ruling Prince of Montenegro from 1851 to 1860. The beginning of his reign marked the transition of Montenegro from a traditional theocratic form of government (Prince-Bishopric) into a secular Principality.

Milenko Pavlović

Milenko Pavlović 2 Milenko Pavlović was a Yugoslav fighter pilot who fought in the Kosovo War and came to prominence after he was killed during the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia.

Живорад Жика Поповић

Живорад Жика Поповић 2 Живорад Жика Поповић, професор, публициста, културни радник, револуционар и иницијатор оснивања многобројних установа културе између два светска рата у Шапцу и околним местима.

Dušan Jerković

Dušan Jerković 2 Dušan Jerković Uča, učitelj, komandant Užičkog partizanskog odreda i narodni heroj Jugoslavije.     

Basil of Ostrog

Basil of Ostrog 2 Basil of Ostrog, also known as Vasilije, was a Serbian Orthodox bishop of Zahumlje who is venerated as a saint in the Eastern Orthodox Church.

Kosta Nađ

Kosta Nađ 2 Konstantin "Kosta" Nađ was a Yugoslav Partisan army general who commanded Partisan units during World War II in Yugoslavia, primarily in and around the Vojvodina region.

Момчило Поповић (издавач)

Момчило Поповић (издавач) 2 Момчило Поповић био је српски издавач, просветни и културни радник, оснивач и директор београдског издавачког предузећа „Вук Караџић“.

Đorđe Vajfert

Đorđe Vajfert 2 Đorđe Vajfert was a Serbian industrialist, Governor of the National Bank of Serbia and after 1920 the National Bank of Yugoslavia. In addition, he is considered the founder of the modern mining sector in Serbia and a great benefactor.

Владимир Поповић (драматург)

Владимир Поповић (драматург) 2 Владимир Б. Поповић био је српски драмски писац, сценариста, новинар и продуцент. Један од уредника Драмског програма Радио Београда.

Сретен Младеновић Мика

Сретен Младеновић Мика 2 Сретен Младеновић Мика био је учесник Народноослободилачке борбе и народни херој Југославије.       

Đuro Salaj

Đuro Salaj 2 Đuro Salaj was one of the founders of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia and the first president of the United Labour Unions of Yugoslavia.

Tadeusz Kościuszko

Tadeusz Kościuszko 2 Andrzej Tadeusz Bonawentura Kościuszko was a Polish military engineer, statesman, and military leader who then became a national hero in Poland, the United States, and Belarus. He fought in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth's struggles against Russia and Prussia, and on the U.S. side in the American Revolutionary War. As Supreme Commander of the Polish National Armed Forces, he led the 1794 Kościuszko Uprising.

Rade Končar

Rade Končar 2 Rade Končar was a Croatian Serb politician and leader of the Yugoslav Partisans in the Independent State of Croatia and Dalmatia during the early stages of World War II in Yugoslavia. He became a member of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia (KPJ) in 1934 and was arrested in 1936 when the Belgrade branch of the party was banned by Yugoslav authorities. After serving one year of hard labour in Sremska Mitrovica prison he was released and elected political secretary of the central committee of the Communist Party of Croatia (KPH) in Zagreb. In October 1940, he was made a member of the central committee of the KPJ at the Fifth National Conference of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia.

Tadija Sondermajer

Tadija Sondermajer 2 Tadija R. Sondermajer was a Serbian aviator, aeronautical engineer and a pioneer of Yugoslav aviation.

Ђука Динић

Ђука Динић 2 Ђурђелина Ђука Динић била је текстилна радница, учесница Народноослободилачке борбе и народни херој Југославије.

Jovan Mikić

Jovan Mikić 2 Jovan Mikić, nicknamed Spartak, was a Yugoslav record holder in athletics. He competed in the men's triple jump at the 1936 Summer Olympics.

Pera Segedinac

Pera Segedinac 2 Petar Jovanović, known as Pera Segedinac, was a Habsburg Serb military officer, a captain in Pomorišje. He led a Serb revolt in 1735.

Dimitrije, Serbian Patriarch

Dimitrije, Serbian Patriarch 2 Dimitrije was the first Patriarch of the reunified Serbian Orthodox Church, from 1920 until his death. He was styled "His Holiness, the Archbishop of Peć, Metropolitan of Belgrade and Karlovci, and Serbian Patriarch".

Borislav Mihajlović Mihiz

Borislav Mihajlović Mihiz 2 Borislav "Mihiz" Mihajlović was a Serbian writer and literary critic.                               

Patrice Lumumba

Patrice Lumumba 2 Patrice Émery Lumumba, born Isaïe Tasumbu Tawosa, was a Congolese politician and independence leader who served as the first prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo from June until September 1960, following the May 1960 election. He was the leader of the Congolese National Movement (MNC) from 1958 until his execution in January 1961. Ideologically an African nationalist and pan-Africanist, he played a significant role in the transformation of the Congo from a colony of Belgium into an independent republic.

Jovan Ristić

Jovan Ristić 2 Jovan Ristić was a Serbian politician, diplomat and historian.                                     

Mihailo Milovanović

Mihailo Milovanović 2 Mihailo Milovanović was a Serbian painter, sculptor and writer. He was one of the founders of the Association of Painters of Serbia. During the First World War, he was a war painter of the Serbian Army's Supreme Command and, as such, he painted portraits of Voivodes Radomir Putnik, Živojin Mišić, Stepa Stepanović and Petar Bojović, as well as General Pavle Jurišić Šturm, King Peter I of Serbia and Regent Alexander Karađorđević.

Панта Михајловић

Панта Михајловић 2 Пантелејмон „Панта” Михајловић био је српски инжењер и пионир на пољу телекомуникација. Увео је прве телефоне у Београду.

Josif Marinković

Josif Marinković 2 Josif Marinković was a Serbian composer and choral director. Like his younger contemporary Stevan St. Mokranjac, he was devoted to mainly vocal genres—lied and choral. Marinković was a romanticist with a pronounced affinity for melodic expression. He invested exceptional attention to the text declamation, which represented a rather novel quality in Serbian music at the time.

Milan Dedinac

Milan Dedinac 2 Milan Dedinac was a Serbian poet, the most expressive lyricist among the Surrealists. Similar to Crnjanski, although in a different way, he was a follower of the creator of the Serbian lyric song Branko Radičević. He didn't write much. Almost all of his poetic work is collected in the book Od nemila do nedraga (1957). He also dealt with theatre criticism. He was one of the thirteen who signed the Beogradski nadrealizam in the Almanac Nemogučeg-L'Impossible in 1930.

Vladimir Perić

Vladimir Perić 2 Vladimir Perić, best known by the nom de guerre Valter, was a Yugoslav-Serb Partisan commander in German-occupied Sarajevo during World War II.

Milutin Uskoković

Milutin Uskoković 2 Milutin Uskoković was a Serbian short story writer and soldier.                                     

Astrid Lindgren

Astrid Lindgren 2 Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren was a Swedish writer of fiction and screenplays. She is best known for several children's book series, featuring Pippi Longstocking, Emil of Lönneberga, Karlsson-on-the-Roof, and the Six Bullerby Children, and for the children's fantasy novels Mio, My Son; Ronia the Robber's Daughter; and The Brothers Lionheart. Lindgren worked on the Children's Literature Editorial Board at the Rabén & Sjögren publishing house in Stockholm and wrote more than 30 books for children. In 2017, she was calculated to be the world's 18th most translated author. Lindgren had by 2010 sold roughly 167 million books worldwide. In 1994, she was awarded the Right Livelihood Award for "her unique authorship dedicated to the rights of children and respect for their individuality." Her opposition to corporal punishment of children resulted in the world's first law on the matter in 1979, while her campaigning for animal welfare led to a new law, Lex Lindgren, in time for her 80th birthday.

Светолик Ранковић

Светолик Ранковић 2 Светолик Ранковић био је српски писац из периода реализма. Његов отац Павле у време рођења Светолика био је учитељ у Моштаници, а постао је свештеник након што се породица преселила у Гараше, село у крагујевачком округу, поред Аранђеловца. Нижу гимназију и богословију Ранковић је завршио 1884. у Београду, а потом је отишао у Кијев и тамо свршио Духовну академију. У Кијеву се Ранковић упознао са богословско-филозофским наукама и историјом руске и светске литературе, а највећи утицај на њега оставила су дела Толстоја, Гогоља, Гончарова, Корољенка и других руских писаца.

Pavle Nenadović

Pavle Nenadović 2 Pavle Nenadović was the Serbian Orthodox Archbishop and Metropolitan of Karlovci from 1749 to 1768. 

Љутица Богдан

Љутица Богдан 2 Љутица Богдан је српски феудални властелин, господар града Драме и епски јунак из 14. века.         

Branko Miljković

Branko Miljković 2 Branko Miljković was a Serbian poet.                                                               

Duško Radović

Duško Radović 2 Dušan "Duško" Radović was a Serbian writer, journalist, aphorist and a poet.                       

Grigorije Božović

Grigorije Božović 2 Grigorije Božović, was a writer, professor of the Prizren seminary, one of the leaders of the Serbian movement in Macedonia, primarily in the Bitola Committee of the Serbian Chetnik organization, and then a member of the People's Assembly in Skopje. He played a leading role in political and national affairs at a time when Old Serbia was in conflict with the Turks and Arnauts just before the Balkan wars, and later as a politician.

Rajko Mitić

Rajko Mitić 2 Rajko Mitić was a Serbian footballer, coach, executive and journalist.                             

Paja Jovanović

Paja Jovanović 2 Pavle "Paja" Jovanović was a Serbian realist painter who painted more than 1,100 works including: The Wounded Montenegrin (1882), Decorating of the Bride (1886), The Takovo Uprising (1894), Migration of the Serbs (1896) and The Proclamation of Dušan's Law Codex (1900). As one of the best European painters of oriental scenes, Paja at the end of the 19th century turned to painting historical events of Serbian history. Paja was also the premier portraitist of Europe after 1905. He painted the Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria 15 times, he painted royalty, major industrialists, scientists, bankers, oil barons and monopolists, including certain heirs to the Standard Oil fortune in the United States. He was a very sought-after portraitist world-wide, which made him incredibly wealthy in his lifetime. Many European and international museums carry his works, signed under various names including: Paul Joanowitch in the National Gallery of Victoria and also two portraits in the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Paul Joanowits, Paul Ivanovitch, Paul Joanovitch, Paul Joanovitsch, P. Joanowitsch and others.

Žanka Stokić

Žanka Stokić 2 Živana "Žanka" Stokić was a Serbian actress.                                                       

Miodrag Petrović Čkalja

Miodrag Petrović Čkalja 2 Miodrag Petrović, known by his stage name Čkalja (Чкаља), was a Serbian actor and one of the most popular comedians of former Yugoslavia.

Светозар Марковић Тоза

Светозар Марковић Тоза 2 Светозар Марковић Тоза био је комунистички револуционар, учесник Народноослободилачке борбе и народни херој Југославије.

Marko Miljanov

Marko Miljanov 2 Marko Miljanov Popović was a Brda chieftain and Montenegrin general and writer.                     

Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy 2 Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer. He is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential authors of all time. He received nominations for the Nobel Prize in Literature every year from 1902 to 1906 and for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1901, 1902, and 1909.

Marko Čelebonović

Marko Čelebonović 2 Marko Čelebonović was one of the most famous Serbian painters of the 20th century.                 

Milutin Petrović

Milutin Petrović 2 Milutin Petrović was one of the vojvodas of the Serbian Revolutionary forces in the First Serbian Uprising against the Ottoman Empire, in charge of the Negotin area. His nom de guerre was Era. He and his brother Hajduk Veljko were listed as one of the heroes of the Uprising.

Djordje Stanojević

Djordje Stanojević 2 Djordje M. Stanojević also spelled Đorđe Stanojević was a Serbian physicist, astronomer and professor and rector at the University of Belgrade. He is credited with the introduction of the first electric lighting and the construction of the first Teslian polyphase hydroelectric power plants in Serbia.

Tomáš Masaryk

Tomáš Masaryk 2 Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk was a Czechoslovak statesman, progressive political activist and philosopher who served as the first president of Czechoslovakia from 1918 to 1935. He is regarded as the founding father of Czechoslovakia.

Clara Zetkin

Clara Zetkin 2 Clara Zetkin was a German Marxist theorist, communist activist, and advocate for women's rights.   

George Washington

George Washington 2 George Washington was an American Founding Father, military officer, and politician who served as the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797. Appointed by the Second Continental Congress as commander of the Continental Army in 1775, Washington led Patriot forces to victory in the American Revolutionary War and then served as president of the Constitutional Convention in 1787, which drafted and ratified the Constitution of the United States and established the U.S. federal government. Washington has thus become commonly known as the "Father of his Country".

Dragiša Stojadinović

Dragiša Stojadinović 2 Dragiša M. Stojadinović, known by his nom de guerre Krajinac (Крајинац), was a Serbian soldier, lawyer, politician, photographer and filmmaker.

Ljubomir Stojanović

Ljubomir Stojanović 2 Ljubomir Stojanović was a Serbian politician, philologist and academic.                             

Mihailo Radović

Mihailo Radović 2 Mihailo Radović (1759–1822) was one of the organizers of the uprising in the Užice region, in 1804 and a participant in the First and Second Serbian Uprising.

Oton Župančič

Oton Župančič 2 Oton Župančič was a Slovene poet, translator, and playwright. He is regarded, alongside Ivan Cankar, Dragotin Kette and Josip Murn, as the beginner of modernism in Slovene literature. In the period following World War I, Župančič was frequently regarded as the greatest Slovenian poet after Prešeren, but in the last forty years his influence has been declining and his poetry has lost much of its initial appeal.

Dragiša Lapčević

Dragiša Lapčević 2 Dragutin "Dragiša" Lapčević was a Serbian politician, journalist, and historian. He was one of the founders, alongside Dimitrije Tucović, of the Serbian Social Democratic Party, that supported a Balkan Federation during the Kingdom of Serbia.

Skender Kulenović

Skender Kulenović 2 Skender Kulenović was a Bosnian poet, novelist and dramatist.                                       

Đorđe Andrejević-Kun

Đorđe Andrejević-Kun 2 Đorđe Andrejević-Kun was a Serbian painter and academic. He designed the coat of arms of the City of Belgrade and reputedly designed the coat of arms of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and Yugoslav orders and medals.

Димитрије Маринковић

Димитрије Маринковић 2 Димитрије Маринковић био је српски правник и политичар. Маринковић је био министар унутрашњих послова и министар правде владе Краљевине Србије, као и председник Сената.

Danica Marković

Danica Marković 2 Danica Marković was the first modern Serbian woman lyric poet. She was also important for her feminist writings. Her pseudonym was Zvezdanka.

Alexander I of Yugoslavia

Alexander I of Yugoslavia 2 Alexander I, also known as Alexander the Unifier, was King of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes from 16 August 1921 to 3 October 1929 and King of Yugoslavia from 3 October 1929 until his assassination in 1934. His reign of 13 years is the longest of the three monarchs of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.

Jelisaveta Načić

Jelisaveta Načić 2 Jelisaveta Načić was a notable Serbian architect. She is remembered as a pioneer who inspired women to enter professions which had earlier been reserved for men. Not only the first female graduate in architecture in Belgrade, she was also the first female architect in Serbia.

Jaša Prodanović

Jaša Prodanović 2 Jakov Prodanović was a Serbian politician and writer. He was one of the most prominent proponents of the ideas of republicanism and social justice in the Kingdom of Serbia and in the Yugoslav monarchy of the Karađorđević dynasty. After the destruction of the Yugoslav monarchy by Axis forces in 1941, and the liberation of the country by Yugoslav Partisans in 1945, he became a minister in Democratic Federal Yugoslavia and later the deputy prime minister of the newly established Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia. He held this post until his death in 1948.

Dušan Petrović Šane

Dušan Petrović Šane 2 Dušan Petrović Šane was a Yugoslav communist soldier and politician who served as President of the People's Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Serbia from 1963 to 1967.

Коста Јовановић (политичар)

Коста Јовановић (политичар) 2 Коста Јовановић био је српски агроном, политичар и публициста. Јовановић је био општински одборник, председник и потпредседник Београдске општине.

Milan Tepić

Milan Tepić 2 Milan Tepić was a major in the Yugoslav People's Army during the Croatian War of Independence.     

Војислав С. Радовановић

Војислав С. Радовановић 2 Војислав С. Радовановић био је српски и југословенски научни радник.                               

Vladimir Rolović

Vladimir Rolović 2 Vladimir Rolović was a Yugoslav politician, diplomat, and a former high officer of the State Security Administration (UDBA). Holder of the "Commemorative Medal of the Partisans of 1941" and as a former commander of the infamous Goli Otok prison, he was assassinated in 1971 while serving as the Yugoslav ambassador to Sweden by Anđelko Brajković and Miro Barešić, members of the Croatian National Resistance neo-Ustaša terrorist organization.

Симо Шолаја

Симо Шолаја 2 Симела Симо Шолаја, учесник Народноослободилачке борбе и народни херој Југославије.                 

Милан Мијалковић

Милан Мијалковић 2 Милан Мијалковић Чича био је комунистички револуционар, учесник Народноослободилачке борбе и народни херој Југославије.

Blagoje Parović

Blagoje Parović 2 Blagoje Parović was a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia and served as a political commissar in the Spanish Civil War.

Marin Držić

Marin Držić 2 Marin Držić was a Croatian writer from Republic of Ragusa. He is considered to be one of the finest Renaissance playwrights and prose writers of Croatian literature.

Ivan Ribar

Ivan Ribar 2 Ivan Ribar was a Croatian politician who served in several governments of various forms in Yugoslavia. Ideologically a Pan-Slavist and communist, he was a prominent member of the Yugoslav Partisans, who resisted the Nazi occupation of Yugoslavia.

Žarko Todorović

Žarko Todorović 2 Žarko P. Todorović "Valter" was one of the leaders of the Chetnik resistance in the first phase of World War II in the German occupied Yugoslavia, serving as first commander of the undercover Chetnik headquarters in Belgrade.

Stefan Dragutin

Stefan Dragutin 2 Stefan Dragutin, was King of Serbia from 1276 to 1282. From 1282, he ruled a separate kingdom which included northern Serbia, and the neighboring Hungarian banates, for which he was unofficially styled "King of Syrmia".

Nikolić noble family

Nikolić noble family 2 Nikolić noble family was a Bosnian medieval noble family from Hum, today Bosnia and Herzegovina. The family's estate was in the western part of the Bosansko Primorje, namely Popovo Polje and Neum. They were of minor importance, serving under Grand Dukes of Bosnia and noble families of Hranić and Kosača, lords of Hum and later Herzegovina.

Добривоје Радосављевић Боби

Добривоје Радосављевић Боби 2 Добривоје Радосављевић Боби био је учесник Народноослободилачке борбе, друштвено-политички радник СФРЈ и СР Србије, јунак социјалистичког рада и народни херој Југославије. У периоду од септембра 1966. до фебруара 1968. обављао је дужност Председника Централног комитета Савеза комуниста Србије.

Митрополит скопски Јосиф

Митрополит скопски Јосиф 2 Јосиф био је епископ битољски од 1920. до 1931. и митрополит скопски од 1932. до 1957. године.     

Živko Topalović

Živko Topalović 2 Živko Topalović was a Yugoslav socialist politician. Topalović became a leading figure in the Socialist Party of Yugoslavia, founded in 1921. During World War II he became a prominent member of Draža Mihailović's Chetniks.

Đurađ Branković

Đurađ Branković 2 Đurađ Vuković Branković was the Serbian Despot from 1427 to 1456. He was one of the last Serbian medieval rulers. He was a participant in the battle of Ankara (1402) and Ottoman Interregnum (1403–1413). During his reign, the despotate was a vassal of both Ottoman sultans as well as Hungarian kings. Despot George was neutral during the Polish-Lithuanian (1444) and Hungarian-Wallachian (1448) crusades. In 1455, he was wounded and imprisoned during clashes with the Hungarians, after which the young Sultan Mehmed II launched the siege of Belgrade and its large Hungarian garrison. Despot Đurađ died at the end of 1456, due to complications stemming from the wound. After his death, Serbia, Bosnia and Albania became practically annexed by sultan Mehmed II, which only ended after centuries of additional conquests of Byzantine lands. Đurađ attained a large library of Serbian, Slavonic, Latin, and Greek manuscripts. He made his capital Smederevo a centre of Serbian culture. He was the first of the Branković dynasty to hold the Serbian monarchy.

Dragoslav Marković

Dragoslav Marković 2 Dragoslav "Draža" Marković was a Serbian communist politician, serving as President and Prime Minister of Serbia.

Дринка Павловић

Дринка Павловић 2 Дринка Павловић била је учитељица, учесница Народноослободилачке борбе и народни херој Југославије. 

Milić od Mačve

Milić od Mačve 2 Milić Stanković, known by his artistic name Milić of Mačva, was a Serbian painter and artist often named Balkan's Dalí for his figurative surrealist paintings.

Momčilo Gavrić

Momčilo Gavrić 2 Momčilo Gavrić was the youngest Serbian soldier of World War One; he became a soldier at the age of eight.
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