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This is a
list of notable residents of , Belgrade Serbia.
Marina Abramovic, Performance artist.
Flavius Claudius Iovianus, known as Jovian Emperor of Rome, born in the city in 332 A.D., restores Christianity as the official religion of the Roman Empire.
Atilla the Hun uses the city as a military base for his further penetration into the Balkans, between 441 and 443 A.D., a decade before his death in 453. He is presumably buried 70 km north of the city.
King Stefan Dragutin, first King of Serbia to rule the city, makes Belgrade the capital of his Kingdom of Syrmia in 1284.
Despot Stefan Lazarević makes the city the capital of Serbian Despotate in 1404.
Mihailo Obrenović, Prince of Serbia, proclaims it the capital city in 1841.
Peter I of Serbia, King of Serbia
Stepa Stepanović, Field marshal(vojvoda) of Serbian Army
Prince Paul of Yugoslavia.
Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia.
Josip Broz Tito, former Yugoslav president and co-founder of Non-Aligned Movement.
Slobodan Milošević, late president of Serbia and Yugoslavia.
Zoran Đinđić, late prime minister of Serbia and mayor of Belgrade.
Dragutin Gavrilović, colonel of the Serbian Army in World War I and the defender of Belgrade in 1915.
Milutin Milanković, scientist.
Dositej Obradović, author, writer and a Minister of Education, establishes the University of Belgrade in 1808.
Ivo Andrić, novelist, short-story writer and a Nobel Prize laureate.
Milorad Pavić, poet, prose writer, translator, and literary historian
Charles Simic, Serbian-American poet
Meša Selimović, author.
Milan Radonjić, TV personality, comedian
Thomas Nagel, philosopher.
Archibald Reiss, scientist.
Dušan Makavejev, Yugoslavian film director, famous for his groundbreaking films of Yugoslav cinema in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Milenko Stefanović, a world famous classical musician from Belgrade.
Stevan Stojanović Mokranjac leads the Belgrade choir in the late 19th century.
Dušan Bogdanović, guitarist and composer.
Bojan Zulfikarpašić, jazz pianist and composer.
Predrag Gosta, conductor and harpsichordist.
David Bizic, opera singer.
Dejan Miladinovic, opera director (SFRJ, Serbia, USA), professor SMU Dallas TX, USC Los Angeles CA
Goran Bregović, musician and singer-songwriter.
Enki Bilal, comic book creator, comics artist and film director.
Emir Kusturica, filmmaker, double winner of the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.
Enrique Iglesias,singer, lived as child
Novak Đoković, ATP Tennis Player (World No.1).
Ana Ivanovic, WTA Tennis Player (is a former World No. 1 in singles).
Jelena Janković, WTA Tennis Player (is a former World No. 1 in singles).
Jelena Dokić, WTA Tennis Player.
Shaul Ladany, Israeli world-record-holding Olympic racewalker, Bergen-Belsen survivor, Munich Massacre survivor, and Professor of Industrial Engineering.
Viktor Troicki, ATP Tennis Player.
Janko Tipsarević, ATP Tennis Player.
Marko Jarić, NBA player.
Bruce Sterling, Science fiction author, one of the founders of cyberpunk movement.
Goran Simić, Opera singer, Bass.
Laurent-Désiré Kabila, former president of the Congo. [1 ]
Madeleine Albright former United States Secretary of State.
Ivana Sert, Serbian-Turkish TV personality, model, and fashion designer.
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