The 100 most prominent Serbs

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The 100 most prominent Serbs (Serbian Cyrillic: 100 најзнаменитијих Срба) is a book containing the biographies of the hundred most important Serbs compiled by a committee of academicians at the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. The committee members were Sava Vuković, Pavle Ivić, Dragoslav Srejović, Dejan Medaković, Dragomir Vitorović, Zvonimir Kostić, Vasilije Krestić, Miroslav Pantić and Danica Petrović. The book was first published in 1993 on 20+617 pages, reprinted in 2001, and the third extended edition was printed in 2009.

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  1. Stefan Nemanja (circa 1113–1199), Grand Prince of Raška
  2. Stefan the First-Crowned (circa 1156–1228), king of Serbia
  3. Saint Sava (circa 1169–1236), Serbian prince, monk and the first Archbishop of the autocephalous Serbian Church
  4. Domentijan (circa 1210–1264), monk and biographer
  5. Stephen Uroš II Milutin of Serbia (circa 1253–1321), king of Serbia between 1282–1321
  6. Teodosije the Hilandarian (circa 1246–1328), clergyman
  7. Saint Danilo II, monk and chronicler
  8. Stephen Uroš IV Dušan of Serbia (circa 1308–1355), Serbian Emperor
  9. Lazar of Serbia (circa 1329–1389), ruler of Moravian Serbia
  10. Miloš Obilić, knight
  11. Jefimija (circa 1349–1405), one of the first Serbian female poets
  12. Prince Marko (circa 1335–1395), Serbian king
  13. Stefan Lazarević (circa 1377–1427), prince and despot
  14. Kir Stefan the Serb, monk and musicologist
  15. Đurađ Branković (1377–1456), baron and despot
  16. Makarije Sokolović (died 1574), the archbishop of Peć and Serbian patriarch
  17. Ivan Gundulić (1589–1638), poet
  18. Arsenije III Čarnojević (1633–1706), archbishop and patriarch
  19. Pavle Nenadović (1703–1768), archbishop
  20. Roger Joseph Boscovich (1711–1787), physicist, philosopher, theologian and polymath.
  21. Dositej Obradović (1739–1811), writer and linguist
  22. Petar I Petrović-Njegoš (1748–1830), ruler of Montenegro and exarch
  23. Stefan Stratimirović (1757–1836), head of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the Austrian Empire
  24. Karađorđe (1768–1817), revolutionary leader who fought for Serbian independence
  25. Filip Višnjić (1767–1834), poet and guslar
  26. Matija Nenadović (1777–1854), archpriest and writer
  27. Veljko Petrović (1884–1967), vojvoda
  28. Miloš Obrenović I, Prince of Serbia, prince of Serbia
  29. Vuk Stefanović Karadžić (1787–1864), linguist
  30. Konstantin Danil (1798–1873), painter
  31. Jovan Sterija Popović (1806–1856), poet and playwright
  32. Ilija Garašanin (1812–1874), statesman
  33. Petar II Petrović-Njegoš (1813–1851), prince-bishop of Montenegro, poet and philosopher
  34. Josif Pančić (1814–1888), botanist and doctor, first president of Serbian Royal Academy
  35. Mihailo Obrenović III, Prince of Serbia (1823–1868), prince of Serbia
  36. Branko Radičević (1824–1853), poet and the founder of modern Serbian lyric poetry
  37. Đuro Daničić (1825–1882), historian and philologist
  38. Svetozar Miletić (1826–1901), mayor of Novi Sad
  39. Jovan Ristić (1831–1899), diplomat and historian
  40. Kornelije Stanković (1831–1865), composer
  41. Ilarion Ruvarac (1832–1905), priest
  42. Đura Jakšić (1832–1878), painter and poet
  43. Jovan Jovanović Zmaj (1833–1904), physician and poet
  44. Valtazar Bogišić (1834–1908), jurist
  45. Nicholas I of Montenegro (1841–1921), sovereign prince and king of Montenegro
  46. Laza Kostić (1841–1910), poet and prose writer
  47. Stojan Novaković (1842–1915), historian, scholar, writer, literary critic, translator, politician and diplomat
  48. Peter I of Serbia (1844–1921), king of Serbia
  49. Vladan Đorđević (1844–1930), mayor of Belgrade
  50. Nikola Pašić (1845–1926), politician
  51. Nikodim Milaš (1845–1915), bishop
  52. Svetozar Marković (1846–1875), political activist and philosopher
  53. Sima Lozanić (1847–1935), chemist
  54. Radomir Putnik (1847–1917), general
  55. Đorđe Krstić (1851–1907), painter
  56. Laza Lazarević (1851–1891), writer, psychiatrist and neurologist
  57. Simo Matavulj (1852–1908), novelist
  58. Pera Dobrinović (1853–1923), actor
  59. Milan I of Serbia (1854–1901), prince and king of Serbia
  60. Mihajlo Pupin (1858–1935), physicist and chemist
  61. Živojin Mišić (1855–1921), general
  62. Stevan Sremac (1855–1906), comedy writer
  63. Stepa Stepanović (1856–1929), general
  64. Jovan Žujović (1856–1936), antrophologist
  65. Stevan Mokranjac (1856–1914), composer
  66. Nikola Tesla (1856–1943), physicist, inventor, mechanical and electrical engineer
  67. Paja Jovanović (1859–1957), painter
  68. Vojislav Ilić (1860–1894), poet
  69. Ljubomir Stojanović (1860–1930), politician, member of Serbian Royal Academy
  70. Bogdan Popović (1863–1944), literary critic
  71. Branislav Nušić (1864-1938), novelist and satirist
  72. Jovan Cvijić (1865–1927), geographer
  73. Mihailo Petrović (1868–1943), mathematician
  74. Pavle Popović (1868–1939), literary critic and historian
  75. Slobodan Jovanović (1869–1958), lawyer and politician
  76. Miloje Vasić (1869–1956), archaeologist
  77. Jovan Dučić (1871–1943), poet and diplomat
  78. Radoje Domanović (1873–1908), writer and teacher
  79. Nadežda Petrović (1873–1915), painter
  80. Branislav Petronijević (1875–1954), scientist and philosopher
  81. Borisav Stanković (1876–1927), writer
  82. Milan Rakić (1876–1938), poet
  83. Aleksandar Belić (1876–1960), linguist
  84. Milan Nedić (1878–1946), general and politician
  85. Isidora Sekulić (1877–1958), prose writer and novelist
  86. Petar Kočić (1877–1916), poet and politician
  87. Jovan Skerlić (1877–1914), writer and critic
  88. Milutin Milanković (1879–1958), mathematician, astronomer, climatologist, geophysicist, civil engineer and popularizer of science
  89. Nikolaj Velimirović (1881–1956), bishop
  90. Petar Konjović (1890–1942), composer
  91. Vladimir Ćorović (1885–1941), historian
  92. Stevan Hristić (1885–1958), pedagogue and music writer
  93. Jovan Bijelić (1884–1964), painter
  94. Alexander I of Yugoslavia (1888–1934), prince regent of the Kingdom of Serbia and King of Yugoslavia
  95. Petar Dobrović (1890–1942), painter and politician
  96. Ivo Andrić (1892–1975), writer and Nobel prize laureate
  97. Miloš Crnjanski (1892–1977), poet and journalist
  98. Sava Šumanović (1896–1942), painter
  99. Meša Selimović (1910–1982), writer
  100. Vasko Popa (1922–1991), Serbian poet of Romanian descent

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