Famous Scientists from Serbia

List of notable or famous scientists from Serbia, with bios and photos, including the top scientists born in Serbia and even some popular scientists who immigrated to Serbia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Serbian scientists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These scientists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known scientist from Serbia is included when available.

List contains people like Nikola Tesla, Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin.

This historic scientists from Serbia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Serbian scientists of note?" and "Who are the most famous scientists from Serbia?" These prominent scientists of Serbia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Serbian scientists.

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  • Adolf Hempt

    Adolf Hempt (1874–1943) was a Serbian biologist and the founder of the Pasteur Institute in Novi Sad, Serbia. He stabilized Pasteur's vaccine against rabies so that it could be distributed to distant places. His method of producing vaccines were used in all Central European countries, and vaccine against rabies was produced according to his technology until 1989.
    • Age: Dec. at 69 (1874-1943)
    • Birthplace: Novi Sad, Serbia
  • Alexander Soloviev

    Alexander Vasilievich Soloviev (Serbian: Александар Соловјев, Russian: Алекса́ндр Васи́льевич Соловьёв) (1890–1971) was a historian of Serbia and Serbian law. He published research on the Bogumils, Serbian heraldry, philately and archeology, and translations from Russian and French. He was a professor at the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law (1920-1936), first Dean of the Sarajevo Law School (1947-1949) and professor of Slavic studies at the University of Geneva (1951-1961).
    • Age: Dec. at 80 (1890-1971)
    • Birthplace: Kalisz, Poland
  • Valtazar Bogišić
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    Valtazar Bogišić

    Valtazar Bogišić (Serbian Cyrillic: Валтазар Богишић; also known as Baltazar Bogišić) was a Serb-Catholic jurist and a pioneer in sociology. In the domain of private law his most notable research was on family structure and the unique Montenegrin civil code of 1888. He is considered to be a pioneer in the sociology of law and sociological jurisprudence. He was also a follower of the German Historical School of law, and may be considered as a transitional figure between the Historical School and sociological approaches to law. In 1902 Bogisic was elected president of the International Institute of Sociology in Paris.
    • Age: Dec. at 73 (1834-1908)
    • Birthplace: Cavtat, Croatia
  • Bogoljub Kočović (1920 – February 2013) was a Serbian jurist and statistician.
    • Age: 103
  • Dejan Medaković (Serbian Cyrillic: Дејан Медаковић; 7 July 1922 – 1 July 2008) was a Serbian art historian, writer and academician. Medaković had served as President of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts from 1998 to 2003, as Dean of the University of Belgrade Faculty of Philosophy (1971–1973), and was a member of the Matica srpska as well as other scholarly associations.
    • Age: Dec. at 85 (1922-2008)
    • Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia
  • Dragoljub Pokrajac

    • Age: 53