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Famous People From Serbia

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List of famous people from Serbia, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Serbia, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Serbia you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Serbia, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

People here include everything from Anna Báró to Šaban Bajramović.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Serbia?" or "Which celebrities were born in Serbia?" then this list is a great resource for you.
  • Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin

    Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin

    Dec. at 77 (1858-1935)

    BirthplaceIdvor, Eurasia, Serbia, Vojvodina

    Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin, Ph.D., LL.D. (Serbian Cyrillic: Михајло Идворски Пупин, pronounced...  more
  • Monica Seles

    BirthplaceNovi Sad, Serbia

    Monica Seles (; Hungarian: Szeles Mónika, pronounced [ˈsɛlɛʃ ˈmoːnikɒ]; Serbian: Моника Селеш,...  more

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  • Vlade Divac

    BirthplacePrijepolje, Serbia

    Vlade Divac (Serbian Cyrillic: Владе Дивац, pronounced [ʋlǎːde dǐːʋats]; born February 3,...  more

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  • Ferenc Herczeg

    Ferenc Herczeg

    Dec. at 91 (1863-1954)

    BirthplaceVršac, Serbia

    Ferenc Herczeg (born Franz Herzog, 22 September 1863 in Versec, Kingdom of Hungary, Austrian...  more
  • Charles Simic

    BirthplaceEurope, Eurasia, Yugoslavia, Serbia, Belgrade

    Charles Simic (Serbian: Душан "Чарлс" Симић [dǔʃan tʃârls sǐːmitɕ]; born Dušan Simić; May 9,...  more
  • Slobodan Jovanović

    Slobodan Jovanović

    Dec. at 89 (1869-1958)

    BirthplaceNovi Sad, Serbia

    Slobodan Jovanović (Serbian Cyrillic: Слободан Јовановић; 3 December 1869 – 12 December 1958)...  more
  • Mileva Marić

    Mileva Marić

    Dec. at 73 (1875-1948)

    BirthplaceEurasia, Serbia, Vojvodina, Titel

    Mileva Marić (Serbian Cyrillic: Милева Марић; December 19, 1875 – August 4, 1948), sometimes...  more
  • Mina Cvetković

    BirthplaceNiš, Serbia

    Mina Cvetković is a Serbian fashion model. She was born on February 18, 1989 in Niš,...  more
  • BirthplaceSubotica, Serbia

    Boris Malagurski (Serbian Cyrillic: Борис Малагурски; born 11 August 1988) is a...  more
  • Janko Tipsarević

    BirthplaceBelgrade, Serbia

    Janko Tipsarević (Serbian Cyrillic: Јанко Типсаревић, pronounced [jâːŋko tipsǎːreʋitɕ]; born...  more

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  • Dragutin Dimitrijević

    Dragutin Dimitrijević

    Dec. at 41 (1876-1917)

    BirthplaceBelgrade, Serbia

    Dragutin Dimitrijević (Serbian Cyrillic: Драгутин Димитријевић; 17 August 1876 – 24 June...  more
  • Mátyás Rákosi

    Mátyás Rákosi

    Dec. at 79 (1892-1971)

    BirthplaceEurasia, Serbia, Vojvodina, Ada

    Mátyás Rákosi [ˈmaːcaːʃ ˈraːkoʃi] (9 March 1892 – 5 February 1971) was a Hungarian communist...  more
  • Enki Bilal

    Enki Bilal

    Age: 68

    BirthplaceEurope, Eurasia, Yugoslavia, Serbia, Belgrade

    Enki Bilal (French: [bilal]; born October 7, 1951) is a French comic book creator, comics...  more
  • BirthplaceLazarevac, Serbia

    Aleksandar Josipović (born 15 January 1981) is a marketing and communication expert, an author...  more
  • Laza Ristovski

    Laza Ristovski

    Dec. at 51 (1956-2007)

    BirthplaceNovi Pazar, Serbia

    Lazar "Laza" Ristovski (Serbian Cyrillic: Лаза Ристовски, pronounced [lǎːza ristǒʋskiː]; 23...  more
  • Goran Paskaljević

    BirthplaceBelgrade, Serbia

    Goran Paskaljević (Serbian Cyrillic: Горан Паскаљевић; pronounced [ɡɔ̌ran paskǎːʎɛvit͡ɕ]; born...  more
  • Milan Vukcevich

    Milan Vukcevich

    Dec. at 66 (1937-2003)

    BirthplaceEurope, Eurasia, Yugoslavia, Serbia, Belgrade

    Milan R. Vukcevich (born Milan Radoje Vukčević; March 11, 1937 – May 10, 2003) was a...  more
  • Ana Stanić

    BirthplaceNiš, Serbia

    Ana Stanić (Serbian Cyrillic: Ана Станић, born 8 December 1975 in Niš, SFR Yugoslavia) is a...  more
  • BirthplaceBelgrade, Serbia

    Aleksandar Popović (Serbian Cyrillic: Александар Поповић, pronounced [aleksǎːndar pǒpoʋit͜ɕ]...  more
  • Dušan Kovačević

    BirthplaceMrđenovac, Eurasia, Serbia

    Dušan Kovačević (Serbian Cyrillic: Душан Ковачевић, pronounced [dǔʃan kɔv̞ǎːtʃɛv̞itɕ]; born 12...  more
  • Steve Tesich

    Steve Tesich

    Dec. at 54 (1942-1996)

    BirthplaceUžice, Serbia

    Stojan Steve Tesich (Serbian: Стојан Стив Тешић, Stojan Stiv Tešić; September 29, 1942 – July...  more
  • Jake Allex

    Jake Allex

    Dec. at 72 (1887-1959)

    BirthplacePrizren, Serbia

    Aleksa Mandušić (Serbian Cyrillic: Алекса Мандушић), or Jake Allex Mandusich (July 13, 1887 –...  more
  • BirthplaceBelgrade, Serbia

  • Ivo Škrabalo

    Ivo Škrabalo

    Dec. at 77 (1934-2011)

    BirthplaceSombor, Serbia

  • Srđan Dragojević

    BirthplaceSerbia, Belgrade

    Srđan Dragojević (Serbian Cyrillic: Срђан Драгојевић, pronounced [sř̩d͡ʑan drâɡojeʋitɕ], born...  more