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Peter I of Serbia

1844 - 1921

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Peter I (Serbian Cyrillic: Петар I Карађорђевић, romanized: Petar I Кarađorđević; 11 July [O.S. 29 June] 1844 – 16 August 1921) reigned as the last king of Serbia (1903–1918) and as the first king of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (1918–1921). Since he was the king of Serbia during a period of great Serbian military success, he was remembered by the Serbian people as King Peter the Liberator, and also as Old King. Peter was Karađorđe's grandson and third son of Persida Nenadović and Prince Alexander Karađorđević, who was forced to abdicate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter I of Serbia has received more than 572,246 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Peter I of Serbia is the 842nd most popular politician (up from 1,049th in 2019), the 14th most popular biography from Serbia (down from 12th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Serbian Politician.

Peter I of Serbia (Serbian: Петар I Србин/Petar I Srbin) was the ruler of Serbia from 1903 to 1918. He was a member of the House of Karađorđević. He was born in Belgrade on 18 August 1844. He was a son of Prince Alexander, who was the son of Prince Miloš Obrenović III, who was the son of Prince Miloš Obrenović II, who was the son of Prince Miloš Obrenović I, who was the son of Prince Lazar Hrebeljanović, who was the son of Stefan Dragutin, who was the son of Stefan Nemanja, who was the founder of the Serbian medieval state. Peter I is most famous for his role in World War I, when he aligned Serbia with the Central Powers and thus contributed to their victory.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Peter I of Serbia ranks 842 out of 15,710Before him are Eleanor of Austria, Childeric III, Anastasios II, Nader Shah, Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg, and Farouk of Egypt. After him are Nikephoros II Phokas, Ali Pasha of Ioannina, Jadwiga of Poland, Eduard Bernstein, Stanisław Leszczyński, and Julius Nepos.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1844, Peter I of Serbia ranks 14Before him are Bernadette Soubirous, Henri Rousseau, Ilya Repin, Ludwig Boltzmann, Alexandra of Denmark, and Umberto I of Italy. After him are Mary Cassatt, Pablo de Sarasate, Friedrich Ratzel, Menelik II, Muhammad Ahmad, and Klas Pontus Arnoldson. Among people deceased in 1921, Peter I of Serbia ranks 4Before him are Camille Saint-Saëns, Enrico Caruso, and Peter Kropotkin. After him are Talaat Pasha, Gabriel Lippmann, Ludwig III of Bavaria, John Boyd Dunlop, Carl Menger, Roman von Ungern-Sternberg, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, and Alfred Hermann Fried.

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In Serbia

Among people born in Serbia, Peter I of Serbia ranks 14 out of 469Before him are Constantius Chlorus (250), Maximian (240), Licinius (263), Claudius Gothicus (210), Gratian (359), and Jovian (331). After him are Probus (232), Peter II of Yugoslavia (1923), Alexander I of Serbia (1876), Saint Sava (1169), Stjepan Mesić (1934), and Constantius III (370).

Among POLITICIANS In Serbia

Among politicians born in Serbia, Peter I of Serbia ranks 12Before him are Constantius Chlorus (250), Maximian (240), Licinius (263), Claudius Gothicus (210), Gratian (359), and Jovian (331). After him are Probus (232), Peter II of Yugoslavia (1923), Alexander I of Serbia (1876), Stjepan Mesić (1934), Constantius III (370), and Karađorđe (1768).