Dragon from Avala
Beli Potok, in Belgrade, Ottoman Empire
|Years of service||1788–1806|
Vasilije "Vasa" Čarapić, known as the Dragon from Avala (Serbian Cyrillic: Василије Васа Чарапић, Змај од Авале; 1768–1806) was a Serbian voivode (military commander) that participated in the First Serbian Uprising of the Serbian Revolution against the Ottoman Empire.
In Belgrade there is a monument to Vasa Čarapić at the spot where he was killed in front of the National Theatre, and nearby is the street (Улица Васе Чарапића) that was named after him.
Grave at Rakovica monastery
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- Barbara Jelavich, History of the Balkans: Eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
- Vojna enciklopedija, Beograd, 1970., knjiga prva
- Биографија Васе Чарапића