Prince Marko

1335 - 1395

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Marko Mrnjavčević (Serbian Cyrillic: Марко Мрњавчевић, pronounced [mâːrko mr̩̂ɲaːʋt͡ʃeʋit͡ɕ] (listen); c. 1335 – 17 May 1395) was the de jure Serbian king from 1371 to 1395, while he was the de facto ruler of territory in western Macedonia centered on the town of Prilep. He is known as Prince Marko (Serbian Cyrillic: Краљевић Марко, Kraljević Marko, IPA: [krǎːʎeʋit͡ɕ mâːrko]) and King Marko (Serbian Cyrillic: Краљ Марко; Bulgarian: Крали Марко; Macedonian: Kрaле Марко) in South Slavic oral tradition, in which he has become a major character during the period of Ottoman rule over the Balkans. Marko's father, King Vukašin, was co-ruler with Serbian Tsar Stefan Uroš V, whose reign was characterised by weakening central authority and the gradual disintegration of the Serbian Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prince Marko has received more than 238,660 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Prince Marko is the 1,883rd most popular politician (down from 1,606th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Bosnia and Herzegovina (down from 10th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Bosnian, Herzegovinian Politician.

Prince Marko was a Serbian prince who was killed in the Battle of Kosovo in 1389.

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Among politicians, Prince Marko ranks 1,883 out of 15,710Before him are Afonso II of Portugal, Emperor Huizong of Song, Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus, Canute IV of Denmark, Hongzhi Emperor, and Sancho I of Portugal. After him are Marie Thérèse Louise of Savoy, Princesse de Lamballe, Titus Tatius, Amasis II, Karl Hanke, Staurakios, and Aurelius Victor.

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Among people born in 1335, Prince Marko ranks 3Before him are Pope Gregory XII and Taejo of Joseon. After him are Mamai, Margaret of Bohemia, Queen of Hungary, and Princess Milica of Serbia. Among people deceased in 1395, Prince Marko ranks 2Before him is Mary, Queen of Hungary. After him are Albert III, Duke of Austria, Konstantin Dejanović, Ivan Shishman of Bulgaria, Acamapichtli, Dabiša of Bosnia, Catherine of Bohemia, and Ramesuan.

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In Bosnia and Herzegovina

Among people born in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Prince Marko ranks 13 out of 281Before him are Alija Izetbegović (1925), Goran Bregović (1950), Emir Kusturica (1954), Tvrtko I of Bosnia (1338), Lala Mustafa Pasha (1500), and Vladimir Prelog (1906). After him are Biljana Plavšić (1930), Valerius Severus (300), Slobodan Praljak (1945), Zoran Đinđić (1952), Ivica Osim (1941), and Miroslav Blažević (1935).

Among POLITICIANS In Bosnia and Herzegovina

Among politicians born in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Prince Marko ranks 7Before him are Sokollu Mehmed Pasha (1505), Rüstem Pasha (1500), Ante Pavelić (1889), Alija Izetbegović (1925), Tvrtko I of Bosnia (1338), and Lala Mustafa Pasha (1500). After him are Biljana Plavšić (1930), Valerius Severus (300), Zoran Đinđić (1952), Boris Tadić (1958), Ante Marković (1924), and Vukašin of Serbia (1320).