|Knez of Serbia|
|House||House of Vlastimirović|
He and Stefan escorted Khan Boris to the Rascian-Bulgar border after the Serbs successfully fought off the Khan's army in an attempted revenge to the defeat of Presian years earlier by their grandfather Vlastimir. Bran and Stefan were given presents for the escort, and in turn gifted 2 slaves, 2 falcons, 2 dogs and 80 furs as a symbol of friendship, the Bulgars were pleased with the tribute.
After the death of his father Mutimir, his elder brother Prvoslav took the Serbian crown, but was after a year deposed by their cousin Petar Gojniković and fled with Bran and Stefan to Croatia. Three years after the accession of Petar, Bran rebelled against him, but was captured and blinded.
- De Administrando Imperio, Constantine Porphyrogenitus
- The Late Medieval Balkans: A Critical Survey from the Late Twelfth Century to the Ottoman Conquest. John Van Antwerp Fine 1994, ISBN, 9780472082605
- De Administrando Imperio by Constantine Porphyrogenitus, edited by Gy. Moravcsik and translated by R.J.H. Jenkins, Dumbarton Oaks Center for Byzantine Studies, Washington D. C., 1993
- Fine, John Van Antwerp (1994). The Late Medieval Balkans: A Critical Survey from the Late Twelfth Century to the Ottoman Conquest. Michigan: The University of Michigan Press. ISBN 0-472-08260-4.
- Ferjančić, B. 1997, "Basile I et la restauration du pouvoir byzantin au IXème siècle", Zbornik Radova Vizantološkog Instituta, no. 36, pp. 9–30.
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