Find out more about the greatest Serbian, including Novak Djokovic, Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin, Slobodan Milosevic, Ivica Dačić and Mileva Marić.

The Serbians are a vibrant community of people hailing from Serbia as well as Bosnia, Herzegovina and Montenegro, and form significant minorities in Croatia, the Republic of Macedonia and Slovenia. Serbians are particularly known for their rich literary heritage. The history of Serbian literature begins with theological works from the 10th- and 11th centuries, and has prospered since the early 19th century. The most well known authors are Ivo Andrić, Miloš Crnjanski, Meša Selimović, Borislav Pekić, Branko Miljković, and Danilo Kiš. Svetlana Velmar-Janković and Gordana Kuić are the best known female novelists in Serbia today. Architect Milan Zloković was one of the founders of the Group of Architects of Modern Expressions, while Ivan Antić is considered one of the former Yugoslavia's best post-war architects. Distinguished sculptor and academic Simeon Roksandić, is frequently cited as one of the most renowned figures in Yugoslavian sculpture. Athletic and hardworking, Serbians have also made a name for themselves in the field of sports. Serbian born Monica Seles and Novak Djokovic are among the best tennis players the world has ever seen. This section provides you information about the life and works of famous Serbians.
Novak DjokovicNovak Djokovic
(Tennis Star)

22 May 1987

Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia

Gemini

Slobodan MilosevicSlobodan Milosevic
(Former President of Serbia & the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia)

20 August 1941

11 March 2006

Požarevac

Leo

Mihajlo Idvorski PupinMihajlo Idvorski Pupin
(Physicist)

09 October 1858

12 March 1935

Idvor

Libra

See page for author [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsMileva Marić
(Physicist)

19 December 1875

04 August 1948

Titel

Sagittarius

Boris TadićBoris Tadić
(Former President of Serbia)

15 January 1958

Sarajevo

Capricorn

Ivica DačićIvica Dačić
(Former Prime Minister of Serbia)

01 January 1966

Prizren

Capricorn

Emina JahovićEmina Jahović
(Singer-songwriter)

15 January 1982

Novi Pazar, Yugoslavia

Capricorn

Bojana NovakovicBojana Novakovic
(Actor)

17 November 1981

Belgrade

Scorpio

Aleksandar KolarovAleksandar Kolarov
(Serbian footballer)

10 November 1985

Zemun, Serbia

Scorpio

Peter II of YugoslaviaPeter II of Yugoslavia
(King)

06 September 1923

03 November 1970

Belgrade

Virgo

Emir KusturicaEmir Kusturica
(Actor, Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter, Musician, Guitarist)

24 November 1954

Sarajevo

Sagittarius

Nemanja GudeljNemanja Gudelj
(Footballer)

16 November 1991

Belgrade

Scorpio

Mateja KežmanMateja Kežman
(Footballer)

12 April 1979

Zemun

Aries

LiciniusLicinius
(Emperor)

0263 AD

07 February 0325

Moesia

Stefan NemanjaStefan Nemanja
(Prince)

1113 AD

13 February 1199

Podgorica

Valon BehramiValon Behrami
(Association football player)

19 April 1985

Kosovska Mitrovica

Aries

Jelena KarleušaJelena Karleuša
(Singer, Columnist)

17 August 1978

Belgrade

Leo

QuintillusQuintillus
(Emperor)

0212 AD

31 March 0270

Sirmium

Aleksandar KataiAleksandar Katai
(Serbian footballer)

06 February 1991

Srbobran

Aquarius

Marco HuckMarco Huck
(Boxer)

11 November 1984

Ugao

Scorpio

GratianGratian
(Ruler)

23 May 0359

25 August 0383

Sirmium

Gemini

Daniel NestorDaniel Nestor
(Tennis player)

04 September 1972

Belgrade

Virgo

Alexander I of SerbiaAlexander I of Serbia
(Prince)

14 August 1876

11 June 1903

Belgrade

Leo

Ljubomir FejsaLjubomir Fejsa
(Footballer)

14 August 1988

Vrbas

Leo

Antonio RukavinaAntonio Rukavina
(Serbian footballer)

26 January 1984

Belgrade, Serbia

Aquarius

Vojislav KoštunicaVojislav Koštunica
(Politician, prime minister)

24 March 1944

Belgrade

Aries

Herennius EtruscusHerennius Etruscus
(Emperor)

0220 AD

Pannonia

AlboinAlboin
(King)

0530 AD

28 June 0572

Pannonia

Constantius IIIConstantius III
(King)

0370 AD

Naissus

JovianJovian
(Emperor)

0331 AD

17 February 0364

Singidunum

Peter I of YugoslaviaPeter I of Yugoslavia
(King)

11 July 1844

16 August 1921

Belgrade

Cancer

Danijel LjubojaDanijel Ljuboja
(Footballer)

04 September 1978

Vinkovci

Virgo

Claudius IIClaudius II
(Emperor)

10 May 0210

31 December 0270

Syrmia

Taurus

Péter LékóPéter Lékó
(Chess Grandmaster)

08 September 1979

Subotica

Virgo

Maximinus DaiaMaximinus Daia

20 November 0270

11 August 0313

Danube

Scorpio

Stefan Uroš IV Dušan of SerbiaStefan Uroš IV Dušan of Serbia
(King)

26 July 1308

20 December 1355

Leo

Ana IvanovićAna Ivanović
(Tennis Player)

06 November 1987

Belgrade

Scorpio

Branislav NušićBranislav Nušić
(Playwright)

20 October 1864

19 January 1938

Belgrade

Libra

Dragan DžajićDragan Džajić
(Footballer)

30 May 1946

Ub

Gemini

Dragan StojkovićDragan Stojković
(Serbian footballer)

03 March 1965

Niš

Pisces

Filip VujanovićFilip Vujanović
(President)

01 September 1954

Belgrade

Virgo

Jelena DokićJelena Dokić

12 April 1983

Belgrade

Aries

Josip JelačićJosip Jelačić
(Military officer)

16 October 1801

20 May 1859

Petrovaradin

Libra

Marko PantelićMarko Pantelić
(Footballer)

15 September 1978

Belgrade

Virgo

Miloš KrasićMiloš Krasić
(Footballer)

01 November 1984

Kosovska Mitrovica

Scorpio

Miloš Obrenović I, Prince of SerbiaMiloš Obrenović I, Prince of Serbia
(Prince of Serbia)

18 March 1780

26 September 1860

Gornja Dobrinja

Pisces

Milutin MilankovićMilutin Milanković
(Mathematician,Astronomer, Climatologist, Geophysicist, Civil engineer)

28 May 1879

12 December 1958

Dalj

Gemini

Nemanja VidićNemanja Vidić
(Serbian footballer)

21 October 1981

Užice

Libra

Nikola ŽigićNikola Žigić
(Footballer)

25 September 1980

Bačka Topola

Libra

Predrag StojakovićPredrag Stojaković

1977 AD

Požega

Savo MiloševićSavo Milošević
(Footballer)

02 September 1973

Bijeljina

Virgo

Tomislav NikolićTomislav Nikolić
(President)

15 February 1952

Kragujevac

Aquarius

Vladimir StojkovićVladimir Stojković
(Footballer)

28 July 1983

Loznica

Leo

Vuk Stefanović KaradžićVuk Stefanović Karadžić
(Linguist)

06 November 1787

07 February 1864

Tršić

Scorpio

Željko JoksimovićŽeljko Joksimović

1972 AD

Belgrade

Zoran ĐinđićZoran Đinđić
(Politician)

01 August 1952

12 March 2003

Šamac

Leo

Đorđe VajfertĐorđe Vajfert
(Industrialist, Banker, Coin collecting, Book collector)

15 June 1850

12 January 1937

Pančevo

Gemini