Serbs of Slovakia
Serbian church in Komárno
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There is a small number of Serbs in Slovakia, mostly located in the southern town of Komárno, where they have been living since the 17th century. There has also been a historic minority in Bratislava (Požun), where many Habsburg Serbs studied. The number of Slovaks of Serb descent is hard to determine but nevertheless they are recognized as an official minority.
The Association of Serbs in Slovakia claim that 2,784 Serbs, born outside Slovakia, currently live in Slovakia, while another 800 Slovaks are of Serb descent. However, at the 2011 census, only 698 people claimed the Serbian ethnicity.
- Branko Radivojevic, Slovak ice hockey player of Serb parentage
- Marko Milinkovic, Serbian expatriate football player
- Martin Tešovič, Slovak weightlifter of possible Serb origin.
- Marek Krajčovič Slovak sprint canoeist of possible Serb origin.
- Slaven Dizdarević Slovak Serb decathlete.
- Mário Filipovič Slovak sport shooter of possible Serb origin.
- Miroslav Machovič Slovak swimmer of possible Serb origin.
- Gavril Stefanović Venclović Serb priest, writer, poet, orator, philosopher, and illuminator.
- Pavle Davidović Serb general, Knight of the Military Order of Maria Theresa.
- Igor Matovič Slovak politician of possible Serb origin.
- "The Pride of Komarno".
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- Lopušina 2014, "U Slovačkoj se, prema policijskim podacima momentalno nalazi 2.784 naših ljudi, koji su tu zbog spajanja rodbine, studiranja, rada ili nekog drugog razloga i još 800 ljudi srpskog porekla - tvrdi Stane Ribič, predsednik udruženja Srba u Slovačkoj.". sfn error: no target: CITEREFLopušina2014 (help)
- "Štatistický úrad SR - Úvodná stránka" (PDF).
- Cerović, Ljubivoje (1997). "Srbi u Slovačkoj" (in Serbian). Ministarstvo Republike Srbije za veze sa Srbima izvan Srbije.
- Cerović, Ljubivoje (1999). Srbi na Slovensku (in Slovak). Kultúra.
- Svaki drugi Srbin zivi izvan Srbije
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