List of Serbs


List of Serbs

This is a list of prominent ethnic Serbs and people from Serbia.

Serbs

Rulers, Politicians and Knights

Historical

* Unknown Archont (knez, also translated Prince, led the Serbs to the Balkans during the reign of Byzantine emperor Heraclius, 610 - 641. He died in 680)
* Svevlad (ruled up to 660)
* Selimir (ruled 679 - 680)
* Vladin (ruled until 700)
* Ratimir (ruled until 730)
* Archont
* Prosigoj (son of Radoslav, 822 - 836)

Medieval

* House of Vlastimirović
* Časlav Klonimirović
* House of Vojislavljević
* Constantine Bodin
* Stefan Nemanja
* Stefan Nemanjić
* Stefan Radoslav
* Stefan Vladislav
* Stefan Uroš I
* Stefan Dragutin
* Stefan Uroš II Milutin
* Stefan Uroš III Dečanski
* Stefan Dušan (Emperor)
* Stefan Uroš V
* Vukan Nemanjić
* Đorđe Nemanjić
* Stefan Vladislav II of Syrmia
* Simeon Uroš
* House of Kotromanic
* Pavle Orlović, Duke and knight, direct ancestor of Serbian royal house of Obrenović
* Balša I (Zeta ruler and founder of the House of Balšić)
* John Uroš
* Vuk Branković (Lord)
* Knez Lazar
* Stefan Lazarević (1389-1427; survived the Battle of Angora against Timur and his Golden Horde)
* Prince Marko
* Đurađ Branković (1427-1456)
* Lazar Branković (1456-1458)
* Stefan Branković (1458-1459)
* Emperor Jovan Nenad
* Vlatko Vuković (Bosnian lord)
* Miloš Obilić, the most famous knight and founder of Order of the Dragon
* Despot Jovan Oliver, one of Emperor Dusan's military leaders
* Constantine Dragaš
* Constantine XI - The last Emperor of Byzantium (Constantinople)

Rulers of Montenegro

Petrović-Njegoš Dynasty

* Prince-bishop Danilo I Šćepčev Petrović-Njegoš (1679 - 1737)
* Prince-bishop Sava II Petrović-Njegoš (1737 - 1782)
* Prince-bishop Vasilije III Petrović-Njegoš (1744 - 1766)
* Nephew of Vasilije III, Sava III (1774 - 1782)
* Prince-bishop Petar I Petrović-Njegoš ("Saint Peter of Cetinje", "Sveti Petar Cetinjski") (1782 - 1830)
* Prince-bishop Petar II Petrović-Njegoš (1830 - 1851)
* Vladika Danilo II Petrović-Njegoš/Prince ("Knjaz") Danilo I Petrović-Njegoš (1851 - 1852 as Vladika, 1852 - 1860 as Knjaz)
* Prince/King Nikola I Petrović-Njegoš (1860 - 1910 as Prince, 1910 - 1918 as King, 1918 - 1921 as King in exile)

Royals 19th Century

Obrenović Dynasty Members

* Miloš Obrenović
* Milan Obrenović
* Mihailo Obrenović
* King Milan Obrenović
* King Aleksandar Obrenović
* Ljubica Obrenović
* Queen Natalija Obrenović
* Draga Mašin


= Karađorđević Dynasty =

* Karađorđe Petrović (or Supreme Commander Karađorđe or Đorđe Petrović)
* Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia
* HM King Petar I Karađorđević,
* HM King Alexander I Karađorđević,
* Princess Maria of Romania and Hohenzollern HM Queen Mother Maria,
* HRH Tomislav Karađorđević
* HM King Petar II Karađorđević,
* Prince Pavle Karađorđević
* Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark
* HRH Princess Jelisaveta of Serbia and Yugoslavia
* HRH Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia,

Politicians

Politicians XX Century

* Nikola Pašić (Radical/Prime Minister)
* Dimitrije Ljotić (Christian Nationalist)
* Jovan Jovanović (Democrat)
* Ljubomir Davidović (Democrat)
* Svetozar Pribićević (Democrat)
* Ljubomir Jovanović (Radical)
* Velimir Vukićević (Radical/Prime Minister)
* Milan Stojadinović (Radical/Prime Minister)
* Dragiša Cvetković (Radical?)
* Dragoljub Jovanović (Democrat)
* Vladimir Dedijer (Communist)
* Dragoslav (Draža) Marković (Communist)
* Moma Marković (Communist)
* Miloš Minić (Communist)
* Marko Nikezić (Communist)
* Latinka Perović (Communist)
* Milentije Popović (Communist)
* Aleksandar Ranković (Communist)
* Ivan Stambolić (Communist)
* Zlatka Reljić (Communist/minister)

Post-Communist leaders

* Zoran Đinđić
* Dragiša Cvetković (pre-WWII prime minister)
* Aleksandar Cincar-Marković (pre-WWII prime minister)
* Borisav Jović (former president of Yugoslavia)
* Radovan Karadžić
* Nikola Koljević
* Svetozar Marković (Socialist)
* Milan Martić - leader of the former Republic of Serbian Krajina
* Milan Babić
* Slobodan Milošević
* Milan Panić
* Jovan Rašković (Serb party leader)

Current political leaders in and outside Serbia

* Boris Tadić (President of Serbia)
* Mirko Cvetković (Prime Minister of Serbia)
* Milorad Dodik (Prime Minister of Republika Srpska)
* Melissa Bean (Congresswoman from Illinois)
* Rod Blagojevich (Governor of Illinois)
* Nenad Bogdanović
* Predrag Bubalo
* Helen Delich Bentley (Former Congresswoman from Maryland)
* Dragan Čavić
* Nebojša Čović
* Ivica Dačić
* Joyce George (U.S. attorney and politician)
* Vojislav Koštunica (Former Prime Minister of Serbia and former President of Yugoslavia )
* Miroljub Labus
* Slobodan Lalović
* Zoran Lončar
* Predrag Marković
* Mitchell Melich (Utah State Senate)
* Nataša Mićić
* Dejan Mihajlov
* Tomica Milosavljević
* Radomir Naumov
* Tomislav Nikolić
* Milan Panić (Former Prime Minister of Yugoslavia)
* Borislav Paravac
* Milan Parivodić
* Radomir Ponjavich
* Carl Kosta Savich (Serbian-American columnist)
* Mirko Šarović
* Michael A. Stepanovich (Former governor of Alaska, of Serb ethnicity)
* Goran Svilanović
* Vojislav Šešelj
* George Voinovich (Former Governor of Ohio, current Senator from Ohio)
* Rose Ann Vuich (First woman elected to California Senate)
* Slobodan Vuksanović
* George Zenovich (Former State Senator from California)
* Velimir Ilić
* Milorad Pupovac
* Andrija Mandić, leader of Serbs in Montenegro

Saints

* Avakum
* Anastasija Srpska
* Andrija Šiljak
* Arsenije Sremac
* Bogdan Lalić
* Božidar Jović
* Božidar Minić
* Branko Dobrosavljević
* Budimir Sokolović
* Varnava Nastić
* Vasilije Ostroški
* Velimir Mijatović
* Visarion Saraj
* Vladislav
* Vukašin
* Vukosav Milanović
* Gavrilo Lesnovski
* Gavrilo
* Georgije Bogić
* Grigorije
* Episkop raski Grigorije
* David (Dimitrije Nemanjic)
* Damjan Štrbac
* Saint Danilo II
* Dimitrije Rajanović
* Dobrosav Soković
* Dobroslav Blažević
* Dositej Vasić
* Dušan Prijović
* Đurađ Branković
* Đorđe Kratovac
* Jakov
* Jevstatije Prvi
* Jevstatije Drugi
* Jelena Dečanska
* Sainte Hélène d'Anjou (sveta kraljica Jelena, 1250-1314)
* Jelisaveta Stiljanović
* Jefrem
* Jefrosinija Jevgenija
* Jeftimije Dečanski
* Joakim Osogovski
* Joanikije Devički
* Joanikije I
* Joanikije Drugi
* Joanikije Lipovac
* Joasaf srpski Meteorita
* Jovan Vladimir
* Jovan Zečević
* Jovan Novi
* Jovan Rapajić
* Josif Novi
* Kirilo
* Laza Ćulibrk
* Lazar of Serbia
* Makarije
* Sveti Maksim
* Marko Popović
* Mirko Stojisavljević
* Miladin Minić
* Milan Banjac
* Milan Božić
* Milan Popović
* Milorad Vukojičić
* Milutin (1253-1321)
* Mihailo Jevđević
* Mihailo Đusić
* Momčilo Grgurević
* Nestor Dečanski
* Nestor Trkulja
* Nikodim
* Nikodim Tismanski
* Nikolaj Velimirović
* Sveti Nikon
* Petar Zimonjić
* Petar Koriški
* Petar Cetinjski Čudotvorac
* Platon Jovanović
* Prohor Pčinjski
* Ratomir Janković
* Rafailo Banatski
* Rafailo Momčilović
* Relja Spahić
* Rodoljub Samardžić
* Saint Sava
* Sava Drugi
* Sava Branković
* Sava Treći
* Sava Trlajić
* Savo Šiljak
* Savo Škaljak
* Serafim Džarić
* Simeon Mirotočivi
* Simon monah
* Simo Banjac
* Sinaiti
* Slobodan Šiljak
* Saint Spyridon
* Stefan Uroš III Dečanski of Serbia
* Stefan Lazarević
* Stefan Piperski
* Stefan Slepi
* Stefan Uroš
* Stefan Urošić Nemanjić
* Stefan Štiljanović
* Teodor Nestorović
* Teodor Komogovinski
* Teoktist
* Trifun Maksimović

Scholars & Academics

* Rt. Rev. Archimandrite Dr. Andrija (Zoran) Vujisić (Linguist)
* Charles Simic
* George Vid Tomasevic
* Milos Mladenovic (Professor Emiritus, History Department, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec)
* V. Lalich (Professor, Slavistics, University of Montreal)
* S. Bosnitch (Professor, University of New Brunswick)
* Michael Boro Petrovich
* Biljana Šljivić-Šimšić (Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago)

Economists

* Branko Milanović
* Miroslav Pavlović
* Radovan Kovačević

Scientists & Inventors

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* Miloš Vujić (Chemist)
* Nikola Tesla (Physics)
* Mileva Marić Einstein (Mathematician)
* Vuk Stefanović Karadžić (Philologist)
* Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin (Physics)
* Miodrag Stojković (Genetic Scientist)
* Milutin Milanković (Astronomy)
* Josif Pančić
* Jovan Cvijić (Ethnographer, Geographer and Geologist)
* Pavle Savić (Physics)
* Vladimir Ajdačić
* Tatomir Anđelić
* Sima Avramovic (Legal Scholar)
* Anton Bilimović
* Milan Budimir
* Jovan Čokor
* Ljiljana Crepajac
* Stevan Dedijer
* Aleksandar Despić
* Vladimir Ćorović (Historian)
* Veselin Čajkanović (Historian)
* Milan Damnjanović (Physicist)
* Dušanka Đokić
* Petar Đurković
* Mihailo Đurić
* Nićifor Dučić
* Bogdan Gavrilović
* Spiridon Gopčević (Astronomer, born in Trieste to Serbian parents)
* Radoslav Grujić
* Slobodan Jovanović
* Pavle Ivić
* Milka Ivić
* Jovan Karamata
* Tamara Katić (Physicist)
* Đuro Kurepa
* Milan Kurepa
* Laza Lazarević
* Branko Lazarević
* Marko Leko
* Dr. Boško Lončarević (of the Bedford Institute of Oceanography at Dartmouth, Nova Scotia)
* Sima Lozanić
* Branko Milanović
* Dragoslav Mitrinović
* Dimitrije Nesić
* Atanasiјe Nikolić
* Ogneslav Kostović Stepanović
* Branislav Petronijević
* Mihailo Petrović Alas
* Dragoljub Pokrajac
* Milorad B. Protić
* Paul R. Radosavljevich (Professor of Experimental Pedagogy, 1912-1933)
* Jovan Rašković
* Dušan Ristanović
* Nikolaj Saltikov
* Uroš Jovanović
* Bob Urosevich (Head of Diebold Election Systems and his brother Todd is Vice President, Customer Support, at Election System & Software, based in Omaha. Bob created Diebold's original electronic voting machine software)
* Đorđe Stanojević
* [http://www.nuc.berkeley.edu/people/faculty/vujic.htm Jasmina Vujić] (first female nuclear engineering department chair of a Top 10 US school)
* Milan Vukcevich
* Obrad Zelić
* Jovan Žujović
* Miodrag B. Pavlović (linguist) [http://www.miodragpavlovic.com]
* Teodor Jankovic-Mirijevski (1741-1814) is best-known as the reformer of the education system in Rumania, Serbia and Russia.
* Atanasije Stojković was the first Rector and Physics Professor of the newly-established university at Harkov, then in Russia, now part of Ukraine.
* Gligorije Trlajić
* Teodor Filipović
* Milan Uskoković (Chemist)
* Olivera Živković (Chemist)

Writers

* Svetislav Basara
* Baltazar Bogišić
* Miodrag Bulatović
* Sava Bjelanović
* Miloš Crnjanski
* Branimir Ćosić
* Dobrica Ćosić
* Zoran Ćirić
* Branko Ćopić
* Jefto Dedijer
* Radoje Domanović
* Predrag R. Dragić Kijuk
* Nićifor Dučić
* Antun Fabris
* Dušan Gojkov
* Milovan Glišić
* Jakov Ignjatović
* Đura Jakšić
* Pierre Jovanović
* Danilo Kiš
* Petar Kočić
* Dušan Kovačević
* Jurij Križanić Srbljanin
* Stefan Lazarević
* Petar Lazić
* Đorđe Marković Koder
* Mateja Matejić
* Čedomilj Mijatović
* Branko Miljković
* Simo Matavulj
* Dimitrije Mitrinović
* Nikola Moravčević
* Ljubomir Nedić
* Mateja Nenadović
* Nićifor Ninković
* Branislav Nušić
* Dositej Obradović
* Milorad Pavić
* Borislav Pekić
* Boško Petrović
* Rastko Petrović
* Goran Petrović
* Michael Boro Petrovich
* Nenad Petrović
* Petar Petrović Njegoš
* Jovan Sterija Popović
* Adam Pribićević
* Borislav Radović
* Nenad Prokić
* Jovan Rajić
* Negovan Rajić
* Dejan Ristanović
* Saint Sava
* Isidora Sekulić
* Meša Selimović
* Biljana Šljivić-Šimšić
* Ivan Simon
* Biljana Srbljanović
* Stevan Sremac
* Borisav Stanković
* Aleksa Šantić
* Aleksandar Tišma
* Kosta Trifković
* Srđa Trifković
* Duško Trifunović
* Janko Veselinović
* Milovan Vidaković
* Joakim Vujić
* Prvoslav Vujčić
* Slobodan Vujović
* Bozidar Vuković
* Drenka Willen
* Zoran Živković

Poets

* Mika Antić
* Matija Ban
* Matija Bećković
* Oskar Davičo
* Jovan Dučić
* Radovan Gajić
* Vojislav Ilić
* Đura Jakšić
* Jovan Jovanović Zmaj
* Petar Kočić
* Laza Kostić
* Dragan Lukić
* Desanka Maksimović
* Dušan Matić
* Milan Milišić
* Marko Miljanov
* Lukijan Mušicki
* Jovan Pačić (1771-1849; Hungarian and Serb poet)
* Sima Pandurović
* Miodrag Pavlović
* Vladislav Petković Dis
* Mirko Petrović Njegoš
* Petar Petrović Njegoš
* Veljko Petrović
* Sandor Petofi (Hungarian poet of Serb father and Slovak mother)
* Vasko Popa
* Dušan Radović
* Branko Radičević
* Slobodan Rakitić
* Milan Rakić
* Charles Simic
* Milica Stojadinović-Srpkinja
* Jovan Sundečić
* Aleksa Šantić
* Novica Tadić
* Duško Trifunović
* Mihaly Vitkovics (1778-1829; Hungarian and Serb poet)
* Prvoslav Vujčić
* Slobodan Vuksanović
* Andrija Zmajević

Guslars

* Filip Višnjić

Actors

* Milla Jovovich
* Karl Malden (Mladen Sekulović)
* Velimir Bata Živojinović
* Catharine Oxenberg (Serbian mother Princess Elisabeth of Yugoslavia)
* Rade Šerbedžija
* Miki Manojlović
* Brad Dexter (Born Veljko "Boris" Soso in Nevada, also went by name of Boris Milanovich)
* John Miljan (1892-1960; Hollywood actor, 1923-60)
* Branka Katić
* Branko Tomović
* Mirjana Karanović
* Anica Dobra
* Mija Aleksić
* Marija Karan
* Slobodan Aligrudić
* Mira Banjac
* Zoran Bečić
* Predrag Bjelac
* Dragan Bjelogrlić
* Dragomir Bojanić Gidra
* Petar Božović
* Vojislav Brajović
* Vojin Ćetković
* Zoran Cvijanović
* Miodrag Petrović Čkalja
* Lolita Davidović (Lolita Davidovich)
* Bogdan Diklić
* Nikola Đuričko
* Branko Đurić (Serbian father)
* Milena Dravić
* Gojko Mitić
* Predrag Ejdus
* Nebojša Glogovac
* Adrienne Janic
* Sonja Kolačarić
* Nikola Kojo
* Danilo Lazović
* Tasko Nacic
* Dragan Nikolić
* Marko Nikolić
* Iván Petrovich (1894-1962; German actor of Serbian origin)
* Zoran Radmilović
* Lazar Ristovski
* Ivan Rassimov (Italian movie star, born in Trieste to Serb parents. To confirm Serb origins, please see Velimir Đerasimović's biography, the father of both Ivan and Rada Đerasimović. Rassimov originates from Đe"rasimov"ić )
* Rada Rassimov (Italian movie actress, born in Trieste to Serb parents. Rada and Ivan are brother and sister)
* Seka Sablić
* Ljubiša Samardžić
* Sonja Savić
* Nataša Šolak
* Danilo Bata Stojković
* Boro Stjepanović
* Mira Stupica
* Ljuba Tadić
* Srđan Žika Todorović
* Vesna Trivalić
* Predrag Miletić
* Gala Videnović
* Pavle Vujisić
* Stevo Žigon
* Sasha Alexander
* Ben Mulroney
* Lolita Davidovich

Filmmakers

* Emir Kusturica (director/editor/producer/actor/writer)
* Peter Bogdanovich (director) (Serbian father)
* Boris Mitić (director)
* Srđan Dragojević (director)
* Goran Gajić (director)
* Vane Ivanovich (formerly with the BBC in the U.K. and the National Film Board of Canada)
* Dušan Kovačević
* Bojan Maljević (producer)
* Dušan Makavejev (director)
* Gojko Mitić (director)
* Goran Paskaljević (director)
* Aleksandar Petrović (director)
* Lazar Ristovski (actor/director)
* Dragiša Stojadinović (founder of Serbian cinematography)
* Paul Stojanovich (producer/director)
* Steve Tesich (Oscar-winning screenwriter and playwright)
* Slavko Vorkapić (director/editor)
* Nena Toth (Canadian filmmaker,Director of Photography/First woman Cinematographer in Serbia)
* Slobodan Šijan (director)
* Mihailo Ilić
* Djordje Kadijević (Famous Serbian director renowned for his horror yet arty movies.)

Painters

* Dimitrije Avramović
* Stojan Aralica
* Jovan Bijelić (1886-1964)
* Janko Brašić
* Natalija Cvetković (1882-1928)
* Marko Čelebonović
* Teodor Ilić Češljar
* Miša Čolović
* Konstantin Danil
* Petar Dobrović
* Marcello Dudovich (1878-1962; born in Trieste, of Serbian parents, originally from Montenegro)
* Alexander Dzigurski
* Pavel Đurković
* Emerik Fejes
* Dragomir Glisić (1872-1957)
* Mališa Glisić (1855-1915)
* Rada Greg
* Nedeljko Gvozdenović
* Bora Iljovski
* Olja Ivanjicki
* Katarina Ivanović
* Kosta Hakman
* Đura Jakšić
* Mladen Josić
* Paja Jovanović
* Uroš Knežević
* Stevan Knežević
* Leon Kojen (1859-1934)
* Milan Konjović
* Teodor Kračun
* Marko Krsmanović
* Đorđe Krstić
* Željko Kujundžić
* Đorđe Andrejević Kun
* Petar Lubarda
* Milić od Mačve
* Milovan Destil Marković / De Stil Marković
* Moma Marković (1902-1977)
* Sladjana Matejevic (1974)
* Đorđe Mitrofanović
* Kosta Miličević
* Milan Miljanović (1876-1964)
* Mihael Milunović
* Marko Murat
* Miroslav Nesić
* Nikola Nešković
* Novak Radonić
* Milena Pavlović-Barili
* Đorđe Petrović
* Nadežda Petrović (1873-1973)
* Vasa Pomorisac (Studied in Belgrade, Zagreb, Munich, London; the first to paint on glass)
* Branko Popović (1882-1944)
* John Popovic
* Ljuba Popović
* Mića Popović
* Uroš Predić
* Šejma Prodanović
* Miodrag B. Protić
* Djordje Prudnikov
* Radomir Reljić
* Sava Stojkov
* Sava Šumanović
* Leonid Šejka
* Ivan Tabaković
* Vladimir Veličković
* Slobodan Vujović
* Beta Vukanović
* Dario Borojević (currently resides in Sweden)

Performance artists

* Marina Abramović
* Davor Džalto
* Tom Carapic

Sculptors

* John David Brcin (Serbian-American sculptor, 1899-1983; born in Austro-Hungary to Serb parents)
* Vladimir Barac
* Olga Jančić
* Olga Jevrić
* Đorđe Jovanović
* Ferenc Kalmar
* Francois Lorraine
* Jose Majzner (Born in Belgrade in 1914, to Serb and Czech parents)
* Peko Nikčević
* Drinka Radovanović
* Simeon Roksandić
* Jovan Soldatović
* Sreten Stojanović
* Yevgeny Vuchetich
* Matija Vuković
* Kosta Bogdanović
* Toma Rosandić
* Radeta Stanković

Architects

* Ivan Antić
* Dragiša Brašovan
* Aleksandar Deroko
* Aleksandar Đorđević
* Aleksandar Đokić
* Svetozar Ivačković
* Mihailo Janković
* Zoran Manević
* Milan Zloković
* Jean Badovici (Rumanian-born, of Serbian parents)

Cartoonists

* Predrag Koraksić Corax
* Zoran Janjetov
* Aleksa Gajić
* Branislav Kerac
* Gradimir Smudja

Photographers

* Anastas Jovanović
* Milan Jovanović
* Pompeo Posar (Serbian mother)
* Boris Spremo
* Petar Stojanović

Models

* Maja Latinović
* Ana Mirjana Račanović
* Milla Jovovich
* Aleksandra Kokotović
* Slavica Ecclestone
* Sanja Papić
* Gordana Tomić
* Bojana Panić
* Melania Trump
* Miranda Kerr (of Serbian decent)
* Ana Mihajlović
* Marija Vujović

Musicians

Composers

* Isidor Bajić
* Stanislav Binički
* Dejan Despić
* Zoran Erić
* Dragutin Gostuški
* Stevan Hristić
* Jovo Ivanišević
* Petar Konjović
* Petar Krstić
* Luigi von Kunits (Born in Graz, Austria, of Serbian antecedents; also spelled Kunich)
* Ljubica Marić
* Josif Marinković
* Miloje Milojević
* Stevan Stojanović Mokranjac
* Vasilije Mokranjac
* Dragan Petrović
* Miloš Raičković
* Nikola Resanovic
* Rudolph Réti
* Kornelije Stanković
* Petar Stojanović
* Marko Tajčević
* Vladimir Tošić
* Jasna Veličković

Performers

* Marina Arsenijević (pianist)
* Momčilo Bajagić (singer)
* Đorđe Balašević (pop singer)
* Goran Bregović (Folk-Rock musician)
* Zdravko Čolić (pop singer)
* Arsen Dedić (Serbian father)
* Uroš Dojčinović (guitarist)
* Oscar Dronjak (Heavy metal guitarist) (Serbian father)
* Denise Djokic (Canadian Cellist)
* Philippe Djokic (Prof. of Violin at Dalhousie U.)
* Bora Đorđević (rock singer)
* Duško Gojković (jazz trumpetist and composer)
* Miroslav Ilić (folk singer)
* Željko Joksimović (pop singer)
* Jovan Jovičić (classical guitarist)
* Nele Karajlić (rock musician)
* Aleksandra Kovač (pop singer) Winner of MTV music awards 2006
* Kornelije Kovač (Rock keyboard player)
* Zoran Lesandrić (rock'n'roll)
* Alex Lifeson (Aleksandar Živojinović - guitarist of Rush)
* Boban Marković (folk ensemble leader)
* Stefan Milenković (Violin player)
* Aleksandra Slađana Milošević (singer)
* Dragana Mirković (folk singer)
* Milan Mladenović (singer, guitar player, composer, poet)
* Ana Nikolić (folk singer)
* Boris Novković
* Đorđe Novković
* Dragan Petrović (jazz pianist Toronto)
* Ana Popović (blues guitarist)
* Svetlana Ceca Ražnatović (folk singer)
* Laza Ristovski (Rock,Jazz keyboard player)
* Dejan Sinadinović (pianist)
* Milenko Stefanović, classical and jazz clarinettist
* Marija Šerifović Winner of Eurovision Song Contest 2007
* Radomir Mihailović Točak (rock, jazz, blues guitarist)
* Miroslav Tadić Classical Guitarist
* Holly Valance (Serbian father)
* Pete Vuckovic (rock singer) (Serbian father)
* Larry Vukovich (Jazz pianist)
* "Weird Al" Yankovic (singer) (Serbian father)
* Bojan Zulfikarpašić (pianist)

Chess

* Svetozar Gligorić
* Božidar Ivanović
* Borislav Ivkov
* Ljubomir Ljubojević
* Alisa Marić
* Robert Markus
* Aleksandar Matanović
* Milan Matulović
* Igor Miladinović
* Zoran Spasojević
* Petar Trifunović
* Dragoljub Velimirović

Theologians

* Nikolaj Velimirović
* Justin Popović

Philosophers

* Ljubomir Nedić
* Milan Damnjanović (Philosopher)
* Mihailo Duric
* Branislav Petronijevic
* Dionisije Novakovic (1705-1767)
* Ksenija Atanasijevic
* Bozidar Knezevic
* Ljubomir Tadic
* Milos Milovanovic
* Branko Pavlovic (1928-1996)
* Vasa Stajic
* Milan Kujuncic Aberdar (1842-1893)
* Zaga Golubovic

Military History (Serbian Revolution 1804-1815)

Hajduks/Freedom Fighters

* Karađorđe Petrović (turkified version of Đorđe Petrović, meaning "Black" Đorđe)
* Stevan Sinđelić (voivode of the First Serbian Uprising)
* Stanoje Stamatović Glavaš
* Hajduk Veljko Petrović
* Stojan Janković
* Janko Mitrović
* Jovan Nenad

Balkan Wars and WWI

* General Petar Bojović
* Major Dragutin Gavrilović
* General Živojin Mišić
* Vojvoda Vuk (real name Vojin Popovic)
* General Radomir Putnik
* General Stepa Stepanović
* General Pavle Jurišić Šturm
* General Petar Pešić

WWII

* Boško Buha
* Marija Bursać
* General Peko Dapčević
* Vladimir Dedijer
* Nada Dimić
* Petar Drapšin
* Dragutin Gavrilović
* Žikica Jovanović Španac
* General Milan Nedić
* Dimitrije Ljotić
* General Draža Mihailović
* Moša Pijade
* General Koča Popović
* Žarko Zrenjanin
* Veselin Masleša

Yugoslav Wars

Foreign Armies

Hungary

* Janos Damjanich (1804-1849), General

Austria-Hungary

* Baron Stephan von Jovanovich (1828-1885; Austrian General of Serb ethnicity)
* Josef Philipp Vukassovich (Austrian Lieutenant-General, mortally wounded in the Napoleonic Wars)
* Paul Davidovich
* Peter Quasdanovich
* Baron George Mamula (Austrian General and Governor of Dalmatia)

Ottoman Empire

The following Grand Viziers were exclusively collected through the forced levy of Christian children (Devshirmeh) by the Janissaries who indoctrinated them in the faith of Islam and the service of the Ottoman Empire:

* Dervish Mehmed Pasha the Bosniak, Grand Vizier, 1606-1611
* Daltaban Mustafa Pasha, Grand Vizier, 1702-1703
* Damat Rustem Pasha Opulovic, Grand Vizier, 1544-1553 and 1555-1561
* Damat Ferid Pasha, Grand Vizier, 1919-1920
* Damat Ibrahim Pasha, Grand Vizier, 1596, 1597, and 1599-1601
* Damat Melek Mehmed Pasha, Grand Vizier, 1792-1794
* Semiz Ali Pasha, 1561-1565
* Hadim Ali Pasha, 1501-1503
* Hersekli Ahmed Pasha, Grand Vizier, 1497-1498, 1505-1510, 1511, 1512-1514, and 1515-1516
* Ishak Pasha Ishakovic, Grand Vizier, 1469-1472 and 1481-1482
* Gazi Ekrem Pasha, Grand Vizier, 1628-1631
* Kara Davut Pasha, Grand Vizier, 1622
* Kara Ibrahim Pasha, Grand Vizier, 1683-1685
* Sari Suleyman Pasha (1685-1687)
* Lala Kara Mustafa Pasha, Grand Vizier, 1580
* Nevesinli Salih Pasha, Grand Vizier, 1645-1647
* Omar Pasha (1806-1871), General, Mihailo Micha Latas, of Serbian origin, converted to Islam
* Topal Recep Pasha, Grand Vizier, 1632
* Lala Mehmed Pasha, Grand Vizier, 1604-1606
* Osman-Pasha Skopljak, High Turkish Official, of Serbian origin, who corresponded with Petar II Petrović Njegos on numerous issues
* Mehmed Pasha Sokolovic, Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire, 1565-1579
* Sinan Pasha (Ottoman admiral)

Moldavia

* Starina Novak, also known as Baba Novak
* Deli Marko
* George Slankamenac

United States

* Alex N. Dragnich (Office of Strategic Services, OSS)
* Nick Lalich (OSS)
* Tyrus Cobb (Reagan national security staffer; Army colonel)
* Louis Cukela (Marine Corps major)
* George S. Musulin (1914-1987; U.S. Office of Naval Intelligence/CIA; Chief of 'Halyard' Mission; rescued 500 American and Allied airmen from Nazi-occupied Serbia with the help of freedom fighter General Dragoljub Mihailovich and his loyal Chetniks, in 1944)
* Mitchell Paige (Marine Corps colonel)
* Butch Verich (Navy commander)
* Mele "Mel" Vojvodich (Air Force)
* Milo Radulovich (Air Force)
* Joe Veselinovich (OSS)
* George Vujnovich (OSS)
* Lance Sijan (Air Force captain)
* Nicholas Stepanovich (U.S. lawyer and military leader, appointed to the U.S. ambassadorial staff to the U.N. by President Eisenhower)

Russian Empire

In the service of Peter the Great:

* Sava Lukich Vladislavich Raguzinsky (1664-1738, Diplomatist)

In the service of Imperial Russia, circa 18th Century:

* Georgije Bogdanov, Major General
* Ivan Božić-Srbin, Brigadier General
* Stefan Vitković, Brigadier General
* Maksim Zorić, Lieutenant General
* Simeon Zorić Count and Major General
* Teodor Janković, Brigadier General
* Konstantin Janković, Brigadier General
* Konstantin Nikolajević Juzbasa Brigadier General
* Konstantin Lalos, Major general
* Mihail Andrejević Miloradović, General, 1771-1821
* Petar Miloradović, Major General
* David Neranšić, Major General
* Simeon Piščević, Major General
* Rodion Stefanović Plemenac, Brigadier General
* Baron Georgije Petrović Podgoričanin, Major General
* Ivan Petrović Podgoričanin, Lieutenant General
* Aleksej Preradović, Brigadier General
* Georgije Preradović, Brigadier General
* Ivan Rodionović Preradović, Major General
* Rajko Rodion Preradović, Lieutenant General
* Mihajlo Ivana Stojanov, Major General
* Antonije Stratimirović, Brigadier General
* Petar Tekelija, General-in-Chief, achieved the highest rank among the Serbs who served in the Imperial Russian Army
* Georgije Ivanović Horvat, Brigadier General
* Ivan Dimitrijević Horvat, Major General
* Ivan Sanojlović Horvat, Lieutenant General
* Josif Horvat, Lieutenant General
* Nikolaj Corba Major General
* Fedor Arsenijev Corba, Lieutenant General
* Fedor Černojević, Major General
* Georgije Šević, Lieutenant General
* Ivan Đorđević Šević, Lieutenant General
* Ivan Sterić, Lieutenant General
* Serdar Vukotić, General, 1757-61

In the service of Tsar Alexander I in the Patriotic War of 1812:

* Nikolaj Ivanovich DePreradovich (1767-1843),
* Mikhail Andreyevich Miloradovich (1771-1825)
* Georgi Emmanuel
* Count Ilya Ducca or Ilya Duka (1768-1836)
* Ivan Shevich

In the service of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia during the Russo-Turkish War (1828-1829):

* Jovan Riznić (1793-1861)

In the service of Tsar Nicholas II during the Russian Revolution of 1917:

* Andrei Stepanovich Bakich (1878-1922)
* Stevan Hadžić
* Mihailo Živković (1856-1930)
* Milan Lukuc

Post-WWI Military Leaders

* General Draža Mihailović
* General Slobodan Penezić-Krcun
* General Božidar Kukanjac
* General Života Panić
* General Dragoljub Ojdanić
* General Aleksandar Vasiljević
* General Blagoje Adžić
* General Božidar Janković
* General Ljubiša Jokić
* General Veljko Kadijević
* General Nikola Ljubičić
* General Kosta Nađ
* General Dragan Paskaš
* General Nebojša Pavković
* General Dušan Simović
* General Peko Dapčević
* General Koča Popović
* Nikola Kalabić
* Vojvoda Momčilo Đujić
* Major Pavle Đurišić
* Bajo Stanišić
* Sava Kovačević

Entrepreneurs

* Richard Kovacevich of Wells Fargo, one of the highest paid excutives in the U.S.A., according to Forbes magazine.
* Bogoljub Karić, currently under investigation for fraud, embezzlement, he disappeared in 2006 and is believed to be hiding in Russia.
* Milan Mandarić current owner and chairman of FC Koper, former owner of the Portsmouth F.C. and the current owner of Leicester City F.C.
* Miroslav Mišković President of Delta Holding
* Milan Panić President and Chief Executive Officer, MP Global Enterprises & Associates, USA
* Dejan Ristanović, founder and owner of Sezam Pro and PC PRESS
* Sava Tekelija
* Philip Zepter (owner of Zepter formerly known as Milan Janković)
* Milan Puskar (Owner and Originator of Mylan Laboratories)

The Infamously famous

* Dragutin Dimitrijević Apis - leader of Black Hand organization
* Gavrilo Princip - Serb national activist, assassin of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria
* Puniša Račić - parliament assassin of Stjepan Radić and Đuro Basariček
* Jovo Stanisavljević Čaruga - outlaw
* Zvezdan Jovanović - Zoran Đinđić assassin; ex member of special unit of Serbian police; outlaw
* Milorad Ulemek Legija - ex leader of special unit of Serbian police; outlaw
* Slobodan Milošević former president of Yugoslavia
* Ratko Mladić
* Radovan Karadžić
* Vojislav Šešelj
* Mijailo Mijailović

The People in Sports

* Sasha Lakovic (NHL/AHL)
* Mickey Lolich (Baseball)
* Milan Lučić (ice hockey WHL)
* Mike Mamula (NFL)
* Doc Medich (baseball)
* Ivan Miljković (volleyball)
* Nevena Stefanov (volleyball)
* John Miljus (baseball)
* Bob O'Billovich (CFL)
* Momir Petkovic (1976 Olympics, gold medalist in Greco-Roman Wrestling in Montreal)
* Milt Popovich (NFL)
* Nik Puača (cycling)
* Dan Radakovich (sports administration)
* Jeff Samardzija (NCAA American football)
* Aleksandar Šapić (waterpolo)
* Dragan Škrbić (handball)
* Branislav Simic (1964 Olympics, gold medalist in Greco-Roman Wrestling in Tokyo)
* Alex Stepanovich (NFL)
* Ivan Stević (cycling)
* Pete Suder (baseball)
* Stojan Trickovic (Washington Diplomats Football)
* Peter Vuckovich (baseball) (AL Cy Young winner: 1982)
* Goran Vujević (volleyball)
* Mick Vukota (NHL)
* Peter Zezel (NHL)
* Novak Djokovic (Tennis)
* Ana Ivanovic (Tennis)
* Jelena Jankovic (Tennis)
* Milorad Cavic (Swimming)
* Predrag Stojakovic (NBA)
* Vlade Divac (NBA)
* Predrag Drobnjak (NBA)
* Pete Maravich (NBA)
* Press Maravich (College Basketball Coach)
* Darko Milicic (NBA)
* Nikola Pekovic (NBA)
* Nenad Krstic (NBA)
* Marko Jaric (NBA)
* Veselin Petrović (1956 and 1960 Summer Olympics/Cycling)

Others

* Dušan Popov (A man onto whom James Bond was created)
* Archimandrite Sebastian Dabovich (First US born Serbian Orthodox priest: San Francisco 1863)
* Ben Mulroney (Serbian mother)
* Bill Dorich
* George Fisher (Djordje Ribar), American adventurer, linguist, and politician (Serbian parents)
* Adolf Hempt, founder of the Pasteur Institute in Novi Sad
* Mila Mulroney (nee Mila Pivnicki: Wife of former Prime Minister of Canada, Brian Mulroney.)
* Filip Višnjić (self-taught gusle player and poet)
* Hieromonk Makarije (printed the first book in Serbian)
* Zoran Jovičić (president of the Serbian business and humanitarian society, Privrednik), which was founded in 1897 and president of Serbian World Congress - Srpski svetski kongres dijaspore )
* William Jovanovich (President and CEO of Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers)
* Niko Bellic [http://gta4.com] (protagonist and playable character in Rockstar North's "Grand Theft Auto IV" video game)

Serbian language speakers, learners, etc.

* Friedrich Engels Fact|date=September 2007
* Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Fact|date=September 2007
* J. R. R. Tolkien Fact|date=September 2007
* Leo Tolstoy Fact|date=September 2007
* Peter Handke
* Pierre de Ronsard
* Charles Nodier
* Prosper Merimee
* Lamartine
* Sir Walter Scott Fact|date=September 2007 (Corresponded with Vuk Karadžić)
* Sir John Bowring
* Jacob Grimm (Corresponded with Vuk Karadžić)
* Watson Kirkconnell (Corresponded with Pavle Popovich of Belgrade University)
* Oliver Elton (Translator of Modern Serbian Poetry)
* Franz von Suppe
* Johan Ludvig Runeberg
* Benjamin von Kallay (An Austro-Hungarian statesman who lived from 1839 to 1903)
* Pipo of Ozora
* Armin Vambery

Famous Sportsmen/women

Basketball

* Dejan Bodiroga (basketball)
* Žarko Čabarkapa
* Dražen Dalipagić
* Predrag Danilović
* Vlade Divac
* Aleksandar Đorđević
* Predrag Drobnjak
* Milan Gurović
*Dragan Kićanović
* Radivoj Korać
* Nenad Krstić
* Dušan Kecman
* Darko Miličić
* Dejan Milojević
* Miroslav Berić
* Aleksandar Nikolić
* Željko Obradović
* Žarko Paspalj
* Kosta Perović
* Branislav Prelević
* Vladimir Radmanović
* Zoran Radović
* Igor Rakočević
* Željko Rebrača
* Zoran Savić
* Borislav Stanković
* Predrag Stojaković
* Dragan Tarlać
* Miloš Teodosić
* Dejan Tomašević
* Uroš Tripković
* Mirsad Türkcan
* Miloš Vujanić
* Ranko Žeravica

Famous Footballers (since 1990)

* Siniša Mihajlović
* Dejan Stanković
* Vladimir Jugović
* Predrag Mijatović
* Nemanja Vidić
* Branislav Ivanović
* Saša Ilić
* Ivica Dragutinović
* Savo Milošević
* Nikola Žigić
* Darko Kovačević
* Predrag Đorđević
* Dado Pršo
* Zdravko Kuzmanović
* Miralem Sulejmani
* Bojan Krkić

Tennis

* Jelena Dokić
* Novak Đoković
* Nenad Zimonjić
* Ana Ivanović
* Jelena Janković
* Daniel Nestor (original name Nesterović)
* Monica Seles (Serbia born - Hungarian)
* Janko Tipsarević
* Alex Bogdanovic

Indy Car Racing

* Danica Patrick (Serb/Irish)
* Bill Vukovich
* Bill Vukovich II
* Billy Vukovich III
* Milos Pavlovic

References

See also

* Nikola Tesla
* List of Sorbs
* List of Bosnians
* List of Serbian monarchs
* Rulers of Vojvodina
* Serbian Australian
* List of Užicans
* List of people by nationality
* List of people
* List of Serbian theologians


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