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Novak Djokovic
(One of the Greatest Tennis Player of All Time)
Novak Djokovic
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini

Widely considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time, Novak Djokovic is currently third in the list of number of Grand Slam singles titles won by male players. He is known for his powerful two-handed backhand and his service returns. Djokovic is also the only player to complete the career Golden Masters and he has achieved this feat twice.

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Ana Ivanović
(Retired Serbian Number One Tennis Player in Singles)
Ana Ivanović
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Retired Serbian tennis player Ana Ivanović is a former world number 1 in singles. By 20, she had already won the French Open. Named one of 30 Legends of Women's Tennis by Time in 2011, she later married German footballer Bastian Schweinsteiger and is now a mother of two.

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Bogdan Bogdanović
(Serbian Basketball Shooting Guard)
Bogdan Bogdanović
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 18, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo

Serbian basketball player Bogdan Bogdanović is known for his association with the NBA team Atlanta Hawks. A talented shooting guard, he has previously also played for the Sacramento Kings. The 2-time Serbian Player of the Year has also won an Olympic silver for Serbia and been a World Cup runners-up.

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Bojana Novakovic
(Actress Best Known for Her Role as ‘Det. Lizzie Needham’ in the TV Series ‘Instinct’)
Bojana Novakovic
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Birthdate: July 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer

Bojana Novakovic is a Serbian-Australian actress known for her portrayal of Det. Lizzie Needham in the American police procedural drama TV series, Instinct. She has also played important roles in films like Generation Um..., Edge of Darkness, Beyond Skyline, and The Little Death. In 2004, she won the Australian Film Institute's Best Actress award for her performance in Marking Time.

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Peter II of Yugoslavia
(Last King of Yugoslavia)
Peter II of Yugoslavia
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Birthdate: September 6, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: November 3, 1970

Peter II of Yugoslavia reigned as the last king of Yugoslavia from 9 October 1934 until his ousting from power on 29 November 1945. Considered the last reigning king of the Karađorđević dynasty, Peter II of Yugoslavia moved to the USA after his deposition where he suffered from alcoholism and depression.

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Marko Jarić
(Serbian Former Professional Basketball Player)
Marko Jarić
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra

Marko Jaric is a former basketball player who specialized in playing the shooting guard position, thanks to his height of 2.01 m. A popular player in European leagues, Jaric became the first player to win two consecutive Italian League championships with two different teams. He has also won gold medals at FIBA EuroBasket and FIBA World Cup, representing FR Yugoslavia.

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Nemanja Bjelica
(Serbian Basketball Power Forward)
Nemanja Bjelica
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 9, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus

Serbian basketball player Nemanja Bjelica plays as a power forward for the Turkish club Fenerbahçe. Starting his senior career with the Austrian club Traiskirchen Lions, he also represented NBA teams such as the Sacramento Kings and the Golden State Warriors, winning the NBA Championship with the latter.

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Alen Smailagić
(Serbian Basketball Power Forward)
Alen Smailagić
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 18, 2000
Sun Sign: Leo

Serbian basketball player Alen Smailagić plays for the Serbian team Partizan Belgrade. The power forward scripted history as the youngest player to participate in the NBA G League. He has played for the Santa Cruz Warriors and the Golden State Warriors. He is also known for his 6’ 10” frame.

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Peter I of Yugoslavia
(King)
Peter I of Yugoslavia
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Birthdate: June 29, 1844
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: August 16, 1921
 10 
Srđan Todorović
(Serbian Musician and Actor)
Srđan Todorović
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 28, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries

Srđan Todorović is a Serbian musician and actor. He has been part of many popular bands like Bezobrazno Zeleno, Radnička Kontrola, Disciplina Kičme, and Ekatarina Velika. Srđan Todorović is also known for playing important roles in films like Three Summer Days, War Live, and We Are Not Angels 2.

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Vesna Vulović
(Flight attendant)
Vesna Vulović
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 3, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: December 23, 2016
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Miloš Biković
(Serbian Actor Who is Regarded as a Popular Sex Symbol in Eastern Europe)
Miloš Biković
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Birthdate: January 13, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Miloš Biković is a Serbian actor best known for playing prominent roles in popular films like South Wind and Serf. Regarded as a sex symbol in Eastern Europe, Biković is often compared with actors like James Dean and Leonardo DiCaprio for his physical appearance as well as acting style. In 2018, Miloš Biković was honored with the Medal of Pushkin.        

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Miomir Kecmanovic
(Serbian Tennis Player)
Miomir Kecmanovic
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 31, 1999
Sun Sign: Virgo

Miomir Kecmanovic is a Serbian tennis player who has won one doubles and one singles ATP titles so far. His best Grand Slam result so far has been his advancement to the fourth round at the 2022 Australian Open.

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Mateja Kežman
(Retired Serbian Football Striker)
Mateja Kežman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries

Retired Serbian footballer Mateja Kežman had a successful spell with the Dutch club PSV and was also named the Dutch Footballer of the Year in 2002-2003. The striker also represented clubs such as Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain. He is a devout Christian and flaunts religious tattoos.

 15 
Aleksandar Đorđević
(Serbian Basketball Coach, Former Player, and Olympic Silver Medalist)
Aleksandar Đorđević
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo

Serbian basketball coach and former basketball player Aleksandar Đorđević had an aillustrious playing career, which saw him win titles such as the EuroLeague with Partizan. He also won an Olympic silver and 3 EuroBasket championships with Yugoslavia. As a coach, he helped Serbia win an Olympic silver.

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Jelena Janković
(Retired Serbian Tennis Star and Former World Number One Singles Player)
Jelena Janković
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces

Retired Serbian tennis player Jelena Janković is a former world number 1 in singles. Apart from Serbian, she has also represented FR Yugoslavia and Serbia and Montenegro. A 4-time Olympian, she was also a runner-up at the 2008 US Open. She also won the 2007 Wimbledon mixed-doubles with Jamie Murray.

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Danica Curcic
(Serbian-Danish Actress Best Known for Her Performance in the Danish Drama Film 'Silent Heart')
Danica Curcic
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Birthdate: August 27, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo

Danica Curcic is a Serbian-Danish actress best known for her portrayal of Sanne in the 2014 Danish drama film Silent Heart, for which she received the Bodil Award under the Best Actress in a Leading Role category. In 2014, Danica Curcic was also honored at the Berlin International Film Festival with the prestigious Shooting Star Award.

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Miralem Sulejmani
(Serbian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger)
Miralem Sulejmani
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Dušan Lajović
(Serbian Tennis Player and Former World Number 23 in Singles)
Dušan Lajović
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer

Former world number 23 in singles, Serbian tennis player Dušan Lajović was all of 7 when he began playing tennis. He had a major contribution in Serbia’s ATP Cup win in 2020. He was initially a regular at the Futures circuit and the Challenger circuit. He now also owns a café in Serbia.

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Alexander I of Serbia
(Prince)
Alexander I of Serbia
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Birthdate: August 14, 1876
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: June 11, 1903
 21 
Jovian
(Emperor)
Jovian
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Birthdate: 0331 AD
Died: February 17, 0364
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Branka Katic
(Serbian Actress Best Known for Her Performance in the Serbian Movie 'Black Cat')
Branka Katic
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Birthdate: January 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Branka Katic is a Serbian actress best known for her portrayal of Ida in the 1998 Serbian romantic black comedy movie Black Cat, White Cat. She has also played important roles in many TV series, including American drama television series Big Love.

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Thomas Nagel
(Philosopher, University teacher)
Thomas Nagel
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 4, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Viktor Troicki
(Retired Serbian Tennis Player and Former World Number 12)
Viktor Troicki
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 10, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Retired Serbian tennis player Viktor Troicki was once world number 12 in singles. Starting his training in tennis at age 5, he later scripted history as the first tennis player of the Open Era to win all 3 major team contests, namely, the Davis Cup, the World Team Cup, and the ATP Cup.

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Dragutin Dimitrijević
(Serbian Army Officer Who was Involved in the Assassination of Queen Draga and King Alexander I of Serbia)
Dragutin Dimitrijević
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 17, 1876
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: June 24, 1917

Dragutin Dimitrijević was a Serbian army officer best remembered for his association with a secret military society called the Black Hand, which organized the May Coup and the assassination of Queen Draga and King Alexander I of Serbia. Dragutin Dimitrijević was found guilty of conspiracy and executed by firing squad on 26 June 1917.

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Nikola Duricko
(Serbian Film, Theater, and TV Actor)
Nikola Duricko
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Birthdate: July 9, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer

Nikola Duricko is a Serbian film, theater, and TV actor. He is best known for his role in the 1989 film, Poslednji krug u Monci. Over the course of his career, Nikola Duricko has won several prestigious awards such as the Zoran Radmilović Award, Best Actor award at the FEST International Film Festival, and the Miloš Žutić Award.

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Nemanja Gudelj
(Serbian Football Midfielder)
Nemanja Gudelj
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Serbian footballer Nemanja Gudelj represents the Spanish club Sevilla. The promising midfielder began his senior career with the Dutch club NAC Breda and later also played for Ajax, Sporting CP, and Guangzhou Evergrande. He won the 2019-20 UEFA Europa League with Sevilla.

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Olivera Ćirković
(Writer)
Olivera Ćirković
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 3, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Mihajlo Veruović
(Serbian Instagram Star)
Mihajlo Veruović
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Listed In: Instagram Stars
Birthdate: September 15, 2001
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Slobodan Živojinović
(One of Two Serbian Tennis Players to Become World Number 1 in Doubles)
Slobodan Živojinović
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 23, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo

Regarded as the first Serbian tennis star to gain international fame, Slobodan Živojinović, also known as Bobo, became the only Serb to gain world number 1 ranking in doubles apart from Nenad Zimonjić. He also grabbed headlines for his marriage to best-selling Yugoslav folk singer Lepa Brena.

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Filip Petrušev
(Serbian Basketball Power Forward/Center)
Filip Petrušev
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 15, 2000
Sun Sign: Aries

Serbian basketball player Filip Petrušev, who plays for Crvena Zvezda, is known as much for his basketball skills as for his 6’ 11” frame. The talented power forward/center has been a 2-time FIBA Europe Under-18 Champion with the Serbian national squad and the 2022 EuroLeague champion with Anadolu Efes.

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Prince Tomislav of Yugoslavia
(Prince)
Prince Tomislav of Yugoslavia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 19, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: July 12, 2000
 33 
Marina Abramović
(Serbian Conceptual and Performance Artist Known for Her Work Exploring Body Art, Endurance Art and Feminist Art)
Marina Abramović
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Birthdate: November 30, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Marina Abramovic is a Serbian performance and conceptual artist whose work explores endurance art, body art, and feminist art. It also explores the relationship between audience and the performer, the possibilities of the mind, and the limits of the human body. Marina Abramović is also credited with founding a non-profit organization called the Marina Abramović Institute.

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Željko Joksimović
(Serbian Vocalist, Multi-Instrumentalist, Composer, Songwriter, and Producer)
Željko Joksimović
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus

Željko Joksimović is a Serbian vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter, and producer. He can play 12 different instruments, including piano, guitar, accordion, and drums. Apart from composing music for films, he also composes music for theater shows and television series. Željko Joksimović has also competed in the Eurovision Song Contest on a couple of occasions.

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Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia
(Human rights activist, Princess)
Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 7, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
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Olga Danilović
(Serbian Tennis Player and Daughter of Former Basketball Player Predrag Danilović)
Olga Danilović
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 23, 2001
Sun Sign: Aquarius

The daughter of renowned Serbian basketball executive and former player Predrag Danilović, Olga Danilovic is a talented tennis player in her own right. She has been coached by the likes of Àlex Corretja, Petar Popović, and Robert Cokan and achieved her career-best singles ranking of 96 in 2018.

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Aleksandar Vučić
(The 5th President of Serbia and Former Prime Minister)
Aleksandar Vučić
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces

Serbia’s 5th president, Aleksandar Vučić has also been the country’s deputy prime minister and prime minister earlier. He also held important Serbian ministries such as defense and information. Initially part of the Serbian Radical Party, he later joined the Serbian Progressive Party. He also initiated the Open Balkan economic zone.

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Dusan Ivkovic
(Basketball player)
Dusan Ivkovic
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 29, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Enki Bilal
(Comic book creator)
Enki Bilal
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
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Ana Brnabić
(The First Openly Gay Person and First Woman to Hold the Office of the Prime Minister of Serbia)
Ana Brnabić
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 28, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra

Ana Brnabić is a Serbian politician and the current Prime Minister of Serbia. Brnabić is the first openly gay person and first woman to hold the office of the prime minister of Serbia. In 2019, Ana Brnabić was mentioned in Forbes magazine's most powerful woman in the world and most powerful female political leader lists.

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Antonio Rukavina
(Serbian Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Right-Back)
Antonio Rukavina
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Janko Tipsarevic
(Serbian Tennis Player)
Janko Tipsarevic
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer

Janko Tipsarevic is a Serbian retired tennis player. During his career, Tipsarević won 15 Challenger titles, one ATP doubles title, and four ATP World Tour titles. In 2010, he helped his team win the prestigious Davis Cup. Janko Tipsarević's best Grand Slam results came at the 2011 and 2012 US Open, where he reached the quarterfinals on both occasions.

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Igor Kokoškov
(Serbian Basketball Coach Known for His Long Association with the NBA)
Igor Kokoškov
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Serbian basketball coach Igor Kokoškov has had a long association with the NBA, leading the Detroit Pistons to win the 2004 NBA Championship. He also helped Slovenia win the 2017 EuroBasket title as their head coach. After his basketball career ended prematurely due to an accident, he became Yugoslavia’s youngest coach.

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Jelena Gavrilović
(Serbian Singer and Actress)
Jelena Gavrilović
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Birthdate: January 18, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Jelena Gavrilović is a Serbian singer and actress. Over the course of her career, Gavrilović has played important roles in popular films like Human Zoo and A Serbian Film. Jelena Gavrilović started her career as a theater actress before establishing herself as a popular film and TV actress.

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Džej Ramadanovski
(Serbian Folk Singer)
Džej Ramadanovski
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 29, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: December 6, 2020

Džej Ramadanovski was a Serbian folk singer. An exponent of pop-folk and turbo-folk music, Ramadanovski released 13 albums from 1988 to 2003. He is also remembered for his collaborations with numerous arrangers and lyricists, including Aleksandar Radulović. Džej Ramadanovski died due to cardiac arrest at the age of 56.

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Ana Popovic
(Serbian Singer and Guitarist)
Ana Popovic
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 13, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus

Ana Popovic is a Serbian singer and guitarist best known for co-founding a band named Hush in 1995. She is also credited with forming an eponymous band in 1999. Over the course of her career, Ana Popovic has received nominations at popular award ceremonies, such as the Blues Music Awards, French Blues Awards, British Blues Awards, and Blues Matters Awards.

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Milica Mandić
(Taekwondo athlete)
Milica Mandić
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 6, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Dragan Nikolic
(Serbian Actor Best Known for Her Portrayal of 'Alija' in the Yugoslavian-German Adventure Film 'The Falcon')
Dragan Nikolic
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Birthdate: August 20, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 11, 2016

Dragan Nikolic was a Serbian actor best remembered for his portrayal of Alija in the 1981 Yugoslavian-German adventure film The Falcon, for which he was honored with the prestigious Best Actor award at Pula Film Festival. Over the course of his career, which spanned five decades, Dragan Nikolic played various characters in films of different genres.

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Predrag Bjelac
(Czech-Serbian Actor Best Known for Performance in the Film 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire')
Predrag Bjelac
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Birthdate: June 30, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer

Predrag Bjelac is a Czech-Serbian actor best known for his portrayal of Igor Karkaroff in the 2005 fantasy film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. He is also known for playing Lord Donnon in the 2008 high fantasy film The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian. Predrag Bjelac has also appeared in several TV series, such as Warriors and Genius.

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Rade Zagorac
(Basketball player)
Rade Zagorac
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 12, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)