Serbian History

Historical Events

  • 1322-01-06 Stephen Uros III becomes King of Serbia
  • 1330-07-28 Battle of Velbuzd: Serbian forces defeats Bulgarian army
  • 1331-09-08 Stefan Dušan declares himself king of Serbia
  • 1346-04-16 The Serbian Empire is proclaimed in Skopje at an Easter assembly and Stephen Uroš IV Dušan crowned Emperor over much of the Balkans
  • 1371-09-26 Battle of Maritsa: Serbia-Turkey
  • 1389-06-15 Battle of Kosovo; Turks defeat Serbs
  • 1389-06-28 Ottomans defeat Serbian army in the bloody Battle of Kosovo, opening the way for the Ottoman conquest of Southeastern Europe
  • 1739-07-22 Ottoman Empire defeats Austria at Crocyka (Krotzka) in Serbia and then successfully lays siege to Belgrade
  • 1804-02-14 Karadjordje leads the First Serbian Uprising against the Ottoman Empire
  • 1868-05-29 Michael Obrenovich III, Prince of Serbia, is assassinated in Belgrade
  • 1876-06-30 Serbia declares war on Turkey
  • 1881-06-16 Austria-Hungary and Serbia sign military treaty
  • 1882-02-22 The Serbian kingdom is refounded.
  • 1882-03-06 Monarch Milan Obrenovic of Serbia crowns himself king
  • 1885-11-14 Serbia invades Bulgaria, beginning the two-week Serbo-Bulgarian War; the Serbs are later defeated decisively [O.S. November 2]
  • 1885-11-17 The Serbian Army, with Russian support, invades Bulgaria

  • 1885-11-19 Bulgarians, led by Stefan Stambolov, repulse a larger Serbian invasion force at Slivinitza
  • 1901-07-22 Serbia reactivates diplomatic relations with Montenegro
  • 1903-05-29 May coup d'etat: Alexander Obrenovich, King of Serbia, and Queen Draga, are assassinated in Belgrade by the Black Hand (Crna Ruka) organization
  • 1903-06-15 The Serbian Assembly meets and elects Prince Peter Karageorgevich king
  • 1904-12-10 King Peter I of Serbia named nationalist regime
  • 1908-10-07 Serbia & Montenegro sign anti-Austria-Hungarian pact
  • 1909-02-16 Serbia mobilizes against Austria-Hungary
  • 1909-03-02 Great Britain, France, Germany & Italy asks Serbia to set no territorial demands
  • 1909-03-21 Germany sends Russia a diplomatic notes requesting recognition of the Austrian annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and cessation of support to Serbia in the controversy
  • 1909-03-31 In a diplomatic note to Austria, Serbia recognizes the Bosnian annexation and promises to maintain friendly relations with Austria
  • 1912-03-13 Bulgaria and Serbia conclude an alliance pact ostensibly against Austria, but it secretly provides for a possible war against Turkey
  • 1912-10-17 Bulgaria, Greece & Serbia declares war on Turkey
  • 1912-10-18 The First Balkan War breaks out, with Bulgaria, Serbia, and Greece opposed to Turkey
  • 1912-10-26 Serbian troops over run Skopje (Uskup)
  • 1912-11-24 Conflict in the Balkans grows into an acute international crisis with major powers supporting either Austria or Serbia
  • 1912-12-03 Turkey, Serbia, Montenegro, Greece & Bulgaria sign weapons pact
  • 1912-12-16 Austria-Hungary engage in conflict with Serbia
  • 1913-06-01 The Serbian government concludes a ten-year treaty with Greece against Bulgaria; Serbia wishes to pursue Macedonian aspirations with Greece's help
  • 1913-06-29 The attack by Bulgarian General Michael Savov on Greek and Serbian positions leads to beginning of the second Balkan War
  • 1913-07-01 Serbia and Greece declare war on Bulgaria

  • 1913-09-23 Serbian troops march into Albania
  • 1914-03-14 Serbia & Turkey sign peace treaty
  • 1914-06-24 King Peter I of Serbia names son Alexander the Prince-regent
  • 1914-07-05 Germany offers Austria war aid to fight against Russia in Serbia
  • 1914-07-23 Austria-Hungary presents an ultimatum to Serbia; demanding acceptance within 48 hours making peacekeeping difficult
  • 1914-07-25 Serbia meets the deadlines of Austria-Hungary's ultimatum and gives a conciliatory reply, though Serbia is mobilizing
  • 1914-07-28 Austria-Hungary decides against mediation and declares war on Serbia - first declaration of war of WWI
  • 1914-07-29 In response to Austria's declaration of war on Serbia, Russian diplomats and general urge general mobilization, but the Tsar calls for partial mobilization
  • 1914-08-06 WWI: Serbia declares war against Germany
  • 1914-12-02 Austria army occupies Belgrade, Serbia
  • 1914-12-15 Serbian troops retake Belgrade in Austria-Hungary
  • 1915-10-09 Belgrade, Serbia, surrenders to Central leaders
  • 1915-10-11 Bulgarian anti-Serbian offensive begins
  • 1915-11-24 Serbian leader flees to Albania
  • 1916-01-11 Austrian forces capture Mount Lovćen, Serbia. Serbian army retreats, evacuating to Greek island of Corfu
  • 1917-07-20 Pact of Corfu signed: Serbs, Croats & Slovenes form Yugoslavia
  • 1918-10-31 Short-lived Banat Republic founded in territory where Romania, Hungary and Serbia meet
  • 1918-11-26 The Podgorica Assembly votes for "union of the people", declaring assimilation into the Kingdom of Serbia
  • 1918-11-29 Serbia annexes Montenegro
  • 1919-01-07 Montenegrin guerrilla fighters rebel, but fail to prevent Serbia's annexation of Montenegro
  • 1919-05-29 The Republic of Prekmurje founded - a short-lived, unrecognised state, which on June 6, 1919 was incorporated into the newly established Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (renamed "Yugoslavia" in 1929)
  • 1919-10-03 Serbian, Croatian and Slavic Parliament passes an accord for an 8 hr work day
  • 1920-12-13 Netherland breaks contact with Kingdom of Serbia, Croatia and Slavia
  • 1925-07-20 Italian-Serbian/Croatian/Slav treaty about Dalmatie
  • 1926-08-17 Greek-Serbian, Croatian and Slavs peace treaty signed
  • 1927-01-28 Serbian-Croatian-Slavic government of Oezonowitsj falls
  • 1927-03-10 Albania mobilizes due to threats from the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes
  • 1929-10-03 Kingdom of Serbs, Croats & Slovenes changes name to Yugoslavia
  • 1939-02-28 The first issue of Serbian weekly magazine Politikin zabavnik is published.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1941-03-04 Serbian Prince Paul visits Adolf Hitler

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1941-05-30 1st anti semitic measures in Serbia
  • 1941-10-20 Nazi occupiers murder 500 inhabitants of Kragujevac Serbia
  • 1944-06-11 1st Serbian Orthodox cathedral in US, Cathedral of St Sava, NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1990-10-01 Serbs in Croatia proclaim autonomy

President of Croatia Franjo Tuđman
President of Croatia
Franjo Tuđman
  • 1991-11-18 The Croatian city of Vukovar surrenders to Yugoslav People's Army and allied Serb paramilitary forces after an 87-day siege
  • 1992-04-05 Serbian troops begin besieging Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia, which would become the longest siege in modern warfare
  • 1992-04-07 Republika Srpska (aka the Bosnian Serb Republic) announces its independence.
  • 1992-04-27 The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, comprising Serbia and Montenegro, is proclaimed
  • 1992-05-30 UN votes for sanctions against Serb-led Yugoslavia to halt fighting

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

1992-12-20 Slobodan Milosevic re-elected president of Serbia

President of Serbia and Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević
President of Serbia and Yugoslavia
Slobodan Milošević
  • 1993-11-09 Serbian army fires on school in Sarajevo, 9 children died
  • 1994-03-29 Serbs & Croats sign a cease-fire to end the war in Croatia
  • 1994-04-20 Serbian army bombs hospital in Goradze Bosnia, 47 killed
  • 1994-04-21 Serbian army bombs distress clinic in Goradze Bosnia, 28 killed
  • 1995-05-02 Serbian missiles exploded in the heart of Zagreb, killing six
  • 1995-05-25 The Bosnian Serb Army kills 72 youngsters in the Bosnian city of Tuzla.
  • 1995-07-11 7,000 Bosnian Muslim men are massacred when Bosnian Serbs overrun the UN 'safe haven' of Srebrenica
  • 1995-08-05 The city of Knin, a significant Serb stronghold, is captured by Croatian forces during Operation Storm. The date is celebrated as the day of victory (Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day) in Croatia.
  • 1995-08-29 NATO launches Operation Deliberate Force against Bosnian Serb forces.
  • 1996-01-02 The US deploys troops in Northern Bosnia with the intention of maintaining order and peace between Bosnian Serbs and Muslims
  • 1997-02-04 After at first contesting the results, Serbian President Slobodan Milošević recognizes opposition victories in the November 1996 elections.
  • 1997-11-28 First public appearance of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), an ethnic Albanian guerrilla group that fought for the independence of Kosovo from Serbia.
  • 1998-02-28 Kosovo War: Serbian police begin the offensive against the Kosovo Liberation Army in Kosovo.
  • 1999-06-10 Kosovo War: NATO suspends its air strikes after Slobodan Milošević agrees to withdraw Serbian forces from Kosovo.
  • 1999-08-19 In Belgrade tens of thousands of Serbians rally to demand the resignation of Slobodan Milošević as president of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
  • 2000-10-05 Mass demonstrations in Belgrade lead to resignation of Serbian strongman Slobodan Milošević. These demonstrations are often called the Bulldozer Revolution.
  • 2003-02-04 The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia is officially renamed Serbia and Montenegro and adopts a new constitution.
  • 2003-02-27 Former Bosnian Serb leader Biljana Plavsic is sentenced by the U.N. tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, to 11 years in prison
  • 2003-03-12 Zoran Đinđić, Prime Minister of Serbia, is assassinated in Belgrade.
  • 2004-03-17 Unrest in Kosovo results in more than 22 killed, 200 wounded, and the destruction of 35 Serb Orthodox shrines in Kosovo and two mosques in Belgrade and Nis.
  • 2004-08-17 The National Assembly of Serbia unanimously adopts new state symbols for Serbia: Boze Pravde becomes the new anthem and the coat of arms is adopted for the whole country.
  • 2006-05-21 The Republic of Montenegro holds a referendum proposing independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro. The Montenegrin people choose independence with a majority of 55%.
  • 2006-05-22 Results from the Montenegrin independence referendum, 2006 are announced. 55.4% of voters vote to become independent from the Serbia and Montenegro Union.
  • 2006-06-03 The union of Serbia and Montenegro comes to an end with Montenegro's formal declaration of independence

Famous Birthdays

  • 1780-03-18 Milos Obrenovic, Leader of The Second Serbian Uprising and Prince of Serbia (d. 1860)
  • 1806-10-11 Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia (1842-58), born in Topola, Serbia (d. 1885)
  • 1823-09-16 Michael Obrenovic, ruler of Serbia (1839-42,1860-68), born in Kragujevac, Serbia (d. 1868)
  • 1824-03-15 Branko Radicevic, Serbian poet (1st Serbian Uprising)
  • 1844-07-11 Peter I Karadjordjevic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia (1903-21), born in Belgrade, Ottoman Tributary Principality of Serbia (d. 1921)
  • 1846-01-01 Nikola Pasic, Serbian nationalist/premier (1891..1926)
  • 1851-05-01 Laza Lazarević, Serbian writer (Prvi put s ocem na jutrenje) and psychiatrist, born in Šabac, Serbia (d. 1891)
  • 1854-08-22 Milan I, King of Serbia, born in Mărășești, Romania (d. 1901)

Person of interestNikola Tesla

1856-07-10 Nikola Tesla, Serbian-American physicist, electrical engineer and inventor, developed alternating current and the Tesla Coil, born in Smiljan, Austrian Empire (now Croatia) (d. 1943)

Electrical and Mechanical Engineer Nikola Tesla
Electrical and Mechanical Engineer
Nikola Tesla
  • 1858-02-26 Vladimir Serbsky, Russian psychiatrist (d. 1917)
  • 1858-10-04 Mihajlo Pupin, Serbian-American physicist and telephone pioneer, born in Idvor, Military Frontier of Austria (d. 1935)
  • 1863-12-07 Svetolik Ranković, Serbian writer (Forest King), born in Velika Moštanica, Principality of Serbia (d. 1899)
  • 1864-09-23 Draga Mašin, Queen of Serbia (d. 1903)
  • 1864-12-23 Zorka of Montenegro, Princess of Serbia (d. 1890)
  • 1871-02-05 Jovan Ducic, Serb poet (Blue Legends)
  • 1876-03-31 Borisav "Bora" Stanković, Serbian writer (d. 1927)
  • 1876-08-14 Alexander I Obrenovic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia (1922-34), born in Belgrade, Serbia (d. 1903)
  • 1876-08-15 Aleksandar Belic, Serbian linguist, born in Belgrade, Serbia (d. 1960)
  • 1876-09-18 Milan Rakic, Serbian poet (Nove Pesme), born in Belgrade, Serbia (d. 1938)
  • 1888-07-23 Milan Stojadinović, Serbian-Yugoslav political figure and 12th Prime Minister of Yugoslavia (1935-39), born in Čačak, Kingdom of Serbia (d. 1961)
  • 1893-01-15 Dragisa Cvetkovic, Serbian premiere of Yugoslavia (1939-4.)
  • 1893-04-27 Draža Mihailović, Serbian WWII hero and war criminal, born in Ivanjica, Serbia (d. 1946)
  • 1893-10-26 Miloš Crnjanski, Serbian poet (Seobe), born in Csongrád, Austria-Hungary (d. 1977)
  • 1916-04-04 Nikola Ljubičić, President of the Presidency of Serbia (1982-84) and Communist politician, born in Karan, Užice, Kingdom of Serbia (d. 2005)
  • 1922-06-29 Vasko Popa, Yugoslavia-Serbian poet (Heaven is a Side Issue), born in Grebenac, Vojvodina, Yugoslavia (d. 1991)
  • 1924-04-01 Čkalja [Miodrag Petrović], Serbian actor and one of the most popular comedians of former Yugoslavia, born in Kruševac, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (d. 2003)
  • 1929-11-22 Aleksandar Popović, Serbian dramatist (d. 1996)
  • 1931-06-08 Ivan V. Lalić, Serbian poet, born in Belgrade (d. 1996)

Person of interestSlobodan Milošević

1941-08-20 Slobodan Milosevic, President of Serbia (1991-97) and Yugoslavia (1997-2000), born in Pozarevac

President of Serbia and Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević
President of Serbia and Yugoslavia
Slobodan Milošević
  • 1944-03-24 Vojislav Koštunica, Serbian Prime Minister
  • 1945-06-19 Radovan Karadžić, Serbian-Bosnian politician
  • 1946-11-30 Marina Abramović, Serbian American performance artist, born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • 1948-10-05 Zoran Živković, Serbian writer, born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • 1948-11-22 Radomir Antić, Serbian soccer defender (1 cap Yugoslavia; Partizan, Luton Town) and manager (Atlético Madrid; Serbia), born in Žitište, Serbia (d. 2020)
  • 1950-04-05 Miki Manojlović, Serbian actor (The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch), born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • 1952-04-17 Arkan [Željko Ražnatović], Serbian paramilitary leader, born in Brežice, Slovenia (d. 2000)
  • 1952-04-20 Božidar Maljković, Serbian basketball coach and president of the Olympic Committee of Serbia, born in Otočac, Croatia
  • 1952-07-12 Voja Antonić, Serbian inventor and writer, born in Šabac, Serbia
  • 1952-08-01 Zoran Đinđić, 6th Prime Minister of Serbia (2001-03), born in Bosanski Šamac, PR Bosnia and Herzegovina (d. 2003)
  • 1952-09-26 Predrag Miletić, Serbian actor, born in Niš, Serbia
  • 1954-07-19 Srđa Trifković, Serbian-American journalist and foreign affairs editor (Chronicles), born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • 1954-11-24 Emir Kusturica, Serbian-French film maker (When Father Was Away on Business; Black Cat, White Cat), and punk rock bassist (No Smoking), born in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • 1955-10-01 Duško Tadić, Bosnian Serb politician and war criminal, born in Kozarac, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 1956-04-03 Boris Miljković, Serbian TV and theatre director, writer and lecturer, born in Zagreb, PR Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia
  • 1958-01-15 Boris Tadić, President of Serbia, born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 1958-11-16 Boris Krivokapić, Serbian academic
  • 1961-06-23 Zoran Janjetov, Serbian comic artist
  • 1963-06-24 Preki, Serbian-born American soccer player
  • 1966-09-05 Milinko Pantić, Serbian footballer, born in Loznica, Serbia
  • 1971-03-04 Jovan Stanković, Serbian footballer
  • 1973-03-02 Dejan Bodiroga, Serbian basketball forward (FIBA World Cup 1998 [MVP], 2002, Yugoslavia; EuroLeague Final Four MVP 2002, 03; Panathinaikos, FC Barcelona), born in Klek, Serbia
  • 1973-06-14 Ceca Raznatovic, Serbian singer
  • 1974-10-28 Dejan Stefanović, Serbian footballer
  • 1975-11-13 Ivica Dragutinović, Serbian footballer
  • 1977-04-02 Jelena Abbou, Serbian fitness model, born in Gornji Milanovac, Serbia
  • 1977-06-09 Peja Stojakovic, Serbian basketball player
  • 1977-06-17 Branko Tomovic, German Serbian actor, born in Münster, Germany
  • 1978-08-02 Goran Gavrančić, Serbian footballer, born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • 1978-09-11 Dejan Stanković, Serbian footballer (Serbia National Team captain), born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • 1979-04-12 Mateja Kežman, Serbian footballer, born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • 1979-09-13 Ivan Miljković, Serbian volleyball player, born in Niška Banja, Serbia
  • 1979-11-01 Milan Dudić, Serbian soccer defender (13 caps, Serbia and Montenegro; Red Star Belgrade), born in Kraljevo, Serbia
  • 1980-05-02 Miloš Glogovac, Serbian football player, born in Serbia
  • 1980-05-17 Davor Džalto, Serbian art historian
  • 1980-06-25 Maja Latinović, Serbian model, born in Banatsko Veliko Selo, Kikinda, Serbia
  • 1981-01-21 Ivan Ergić, Serbian footballer
  • 1981-10-21 Nemanja Vidić, Serbian footballer
  • 1984-06-22 Janko Tipsarević, Serbian tennis player (Davis Cup 2010), born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • 1984-11-14 Marija Šerifović, Serbian singer
  • 1985-02-28 Jelena Janković, Serbian tennis player, born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • 1985-06-20 Darko Miličić, Serbian basketball player (Detroit Pistons), born in Novi Sad, Serbia, Yugoslavia
  • 1986-02-10 Viktor Troicki, Serbian tennis player, born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • 1986-03-31 Cveta Majtanović, Serbian singer, winner of Pop Idol
  • 1986-04-22 Dusan Sakota, Serbian-Greek basketball player

Person of interestNovak Đoković

1987-05-22 Novak Đoković [Djokovic], Serbian tennis player (18 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Belgrade, Serbia

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
  • 1987-11-06 Ana Ivanović, Serbian tennis player (French Open 2008; world #1 08), born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • 1989-02-03 Slobodan Rajković, Serbian footballer
  • 1990-08-28 Bojan Krkić, Serbian-Spanish footballer, born in Linyola, Spain

Famous Weddings

  • 2008-07-05 "The Bachelor" TV personality Andrew Firestone (32) weds Serbian model and actress Ivana Bozilovic (30) at St Mark's in the Valley Episcopal Church in Los Olivos, California

Famous Deaths

  • 1200-02-13 Stefan Nemanja [Saint Symeon], Serbian ruler and founder of Serbian state (or died 1199)
  • 1228-09-24 Stefanus I Nemanjic de Eerstgekroonde, king of Serbia (1217-28), dies
  • 1236-01-14 Sava [Rastko], son of Serbia's king/saint, dies at 64
  • 1277-05-01 Stefanus IV Uros I de Great, King of Serbia (1243-76), dies
  • 1321-10-29 Stefanus VI Uros II Milutin, king of Serbia (1282-1321), dies
  • 1331-11-11 Stefanus VIII Uros III Decanski, king of Serbia (1322-31), dies
  • 1355-12-20 Stefanus IX Uros IV Dusan, king (1331-46)/Serbia (1346-55), dies
  • 1371-09-26 Vlkasin, Hungarian general/co-king of Serbia, dies
  • 1371-12-04 Stefanus X Uros V, king of Serbia (1355-71), dies
  • 1389-06-15 Lazar I, Serbian prince, dies in battle
  • 1389-06-28 Prince Lazar Hrebeljanović of Serbia (b. 1329)
  • 1395-05-17 Constantine Dragas, Serbian ruler of a semi-independent realm
  • 1853-06-18 Branko Radicevic, Serbian poet (1st Serbian Uprising), dies
  • 1868-05-29 Michael Obrenovich III, Prince of Serbia (b. 1823)
  • 1885-05-04 Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia (1842-58), dies at 78
  • 1890-03-16 Zorka of Montenegro, Princess of Serbia (b. 1864)
  • 1899-03-18 Svetolik Ranković, Serbian writer (Crushed Ideals), dies at 35
  • 1901-02-11 Milan I, King of Serbia, dies at 56
  • 1903-06-11 King Alexander I and Queen Draga of Serbia are assassinated by a group of army officers as part of a coup

MurderFranz Ferdinand

1914-06-28 Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria and his wife Sophie are assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip, leads to declarations of war in WWI

Archduke of Austria Franz Ferdinand
Archduke of Austria
Franz Ferdinand
  • 1917-04-18 Vladimir Serbsky, Russian psychiatrist, dies at 59
  • 1921-08-16 Peter I Karadjordjevic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia (1903-21), dies at 77
  • 1926-12-10 Nikola Pašić, Kingdom of Serbia and Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes prime minister (b. 1845)
  • 1927-10-22 Borisav "Bora" Stanković, Serbian writer (b. 1876)
  • 1938-06-30 Milan Rakic, Serbian poet (Nove Pesme), dies at 61
  • 1941-05-05 Natalija Obrenović, Queen of Serbia (b. 1859)

Person of interestNikola Tesla

1943-01-07 Nikola Tesla, Serbian-American physicist (tesla motor), dies at 86

Electrical and Mechanical Engineer Nikola Tesla
Electrical and Mechanical Engineer
Nikola Tesla
  • 1943-04-07 Jovan Ducic, Serbian poet (Blue Legends), dies at 72
  • 1967-03-04 Vladan Desnica, Croatian and Serbian writer (b. 1905)
  • 1969-02-18 Dragisa Cvetkovic, Serbian premier of (Yugoslavia 1939-4.), dies at 76
  • 1991-01-05 Vasko Popa, Yugoslavia-Serbian poet (Heaven is a Side Issue), dies at 68
  • 1992-07-02 Borisav Pekic, Serbian writer/politician, dies
  • 1996-07-27 Ivan V. Lalić, Serbian poet, dies at 65
  • 2000-01-15 Arkan [Željko Ražnatović], Serbian paramilitary leader, dies at 47
  • 2003-03-12 Zoran Đinđić, 6th Prime Minister of Serbia (2001-03), assassinated at 50
  • 2003-10-20 Čkalja [Miodrag Petrović], Serbian actor and one of the most popular comedians of former Yugoslavia, dies at 79
  • 2005-10-28 Ljuba Tadić, Serbian actor (b. 1929)

Person of interestSlobodan Milošević

2006-03-11 Slobodan Milošević, President of Serbia (1991-97) and Yugoslavia (1997-2000), dies at 64

President of Serbia and Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević
President of Serbia and Yugoslavia
Slobodan Milošević
  • 2008-06-08 Šaban Bajramović, Serbian Romani musician (b. 1936)
  • 2009-11-15 Patriarch Pavle of Serbia, 44th Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church (b. 1914)
  • 2010-09-07 Amar Garibović, Serbian Cross Country Skier (b. 1991)