Serbian titles
The Serbian royalty and nobility have assumed several titles throughout time, including:
Used after 1402. Initially Despot was a honorific title of Byzantine origin, used alongside that of the Lor...
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Stephen Gabrielopoulos
Stephen Gabrielopoulos (Greek: Στέφανος Γαβριηλόπουλος, died 1332/1333) was a powerful magnate and semi-independent ruler in western Thessaly, who pledged allegiance to the Byzantine Empire and wa...
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Strahinja Banović
Strahinja Banović or Strahinjić Ban (Serbian: Бановић Страхиња; died 15 June 1389 according to tradition) is the name of the nobleman and knight depicted in the Serbian epic poem of the same title. It...
Despotate of Angelokastron and Lepanto
John Spata (fl. 1348 – d. 29 October, 1399), known in Albanian as Gjin Bua Spata, was an Albanian magnate with the title of despot, who ruled Aetolia (1360s–?), Angelokastron (?–1399), Naupactus (1378...
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Tsardom of Vidin
The Tsardom of Vidin (Bdin) (Bulgarian: Видинско (Бдинско) царство, Vidinsko (Bdinsko) tsarstvo) was a medieval Bulgarian state centred in the town of Vidin. In 1257 the local lord Rostislav Mikha...
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Grand Čelnik
čelnik (Serbian Cyrillic: челник) was a court title of the Kingdom of Serbia, Serbian Empire and Serbian Despotate. In its early form, the holder was entrusted with the security of property belong...
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Bulgarian Empire
In the medieval history of Europe, Bulgaria's status as the Bulgarian Empire (Bulgarian: Българско царство, Balgarsko tsarstvo [ˈbəlɡɐrskʊ ˈt͡sarstvʊ]), wherein it acted as a key regional power (p...
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Béla III of Hungary
Béla III (Hungarian: III. Béla, Croatian: Bela III, Slovak: Belo III; c. 1148 – 23 April 1196) was King of Hungary and Croatia between 1172 and 1196. He was the second son o...
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Palman
Palman (Serbian: Палман, Latin: Palmanus; fl. 1310-1363) was a German noble (dominus), knight, and mercenary commander of the Alemannic Guard in the Serbian Imperial army of one of the most pr...
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Miloš Obilić
Miloš Obilić (Serbian Cyrillic: Милош Обилић, [mîloʃ ôbilit͡ɕ]; died 1389) was a Serbian knight in the service of Prince Lazar, during the invasion of the Ottoman Empire. He is not mentioned in c...
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Jovan Monasterlija
Jovan Monasterlija (Serbian Cyrillic: Јован Монастерлија; fl. 1683–1706) was a Serbian vice-voivode (podvojvoda) and Austrian (Holy Roman Empire) imperial officer that led a Serb army against the ...
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Protovestiarios
Protovestiarios (Greek: πρωτοβεστιάριος, "first vestiarios") was a high Byzantine court position, originally reserved for eunuchs. In the late Byzantine period (12th–15th centuries), it denoted th...
Grdeša
Grd or Grdeša (Bosnian: Grdeša, Croatian: Grdeša, Serbian: Грд, Грдеша, Latin: Gerdessa, Gurdeses; ca. 1120 – 1180) was the provincial lord (župan) of Trebinje (Travunia) (r. ca. 1145 ...
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Dragoš
Dragoš (Serbian: Драгош; fl. 1290s) was a magnate in the service of Serbian King Stefan Milutin (r. 1282–1321), with the title of veliki župan. His origin is unknown. After Stefan Milutin defeated...
Vojislav Vojinović
Vojislav Vojinović (Serbian: Војислав Војиновић) was a 14th-century Serbian nobleman who held the title "Duke of Gacko" from 1349 to 1363. He was a member of the Serbian noble House of Vojinović. ...
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Medieval Principality of Serbia
The Principality of Serbia or Serbian Principality (Serbian: Cрпска кнежевина/Srpska kneževina) was an early medieval state of the Serbs ruled by the Vlastimirović dynasty, that existed from c. 78...
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Andronikos Komnenos (son of John II)
Andronikos Komnenos (or Andronicus Comnenus) (Greek: Ἀνδρόνικος Κομνηνός) (c. 1108 – 1142) was the third child and second son of the Byzantine Emperor John II Komnenos and his Hungarian wife...
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Strez
Strez (Bulgarian: Стрез; original spelling: ) (fl. 1207–1214) was a Bulgarian sebastokrator and a member of the Asen dynasty. A major contender for the Bulgarian throne, Strez initially opposed th...
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Despotate of Epirus
The Despotate of Epirus (Modern Greek: Δεσποτάτο της Ηπείρου) was one of the late Byzantine Greek successor states of the Byzantine Empire established in the aftermath of the Fourth Crusade in 12...
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Despot (court title)
Despot (from Greek: δεσπότης, despótēs, "lord", "master") was a senior Byzantine court title that was bestowed on the sons or sons-in-law of reigning emperors, and initially denoted the heir-appar...
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Vojvoda Bogut
The Petrović-Njegoš (Montenegrin and Serbian Cyrillic: Петровић-Његош) was the ruling family of Montenegro from 1696 to 1918. Montenegro had enjoyed de facto independence from the Ottoman Empire f...