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Đorđe Branković


  1. đorđe Branković a.k.a. Đorđe Branković, Count of Podgorica: Đorđe Branković was a Transylvanian Serb diplomat, writer, and self-proclaimed descendant of the medieval Serbian Branković dynasty. He served as the agent representing the ruler of Transylvania at the Ottoman Porte. In 1680, he moved to Wallachia, whose ruler sent him as an emissary to the Habsburg Emperor Leopold I in 1688. That year, the emperor conferred the title of Imperial Count on Branković. After Habsburg troops captured parts of Serbia from the Ottoman Empire during the Great Turkish War, Branković attempted to restore the medieval Serbian state with him as its hereditary ruler. His venture failed in its inception, and Habsburg authorities arrested him in 1689. He lived on as a captive in Vienna and Cheb, though he was not held in a prison. He wrote Slavo-Serbian Chronicles, which was influential in the development of early modern Serbian historiography.
    • also known as Бранкович, Джордже
    • born in (370 years ago) in Ineu
    • died on (303 years ago) in Cheb
  2. đorđe Branković a.k.a. Đorđe Branković was the titular Despot of Serbia, given to him in 1486 by Matthias Corvinus, and ruled a region known as Racszag under the Kingdom of Hungary. From 1493, he ruled jointly with his brother Jovan, who later succeeded him when he took monastic vows in 1496. He built the Krušedol monastery.

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