Stefan Nemanja

1113 - 1199

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Stefan Nemanja (Serbian Cyrillic: Стефан Немања, pronounced [stêfaːn ně̞maɲa]; c. 1113 or 1114 – 13 February 1199) was the Grand Prince (Veliki Župan) of the Serbian Grand Principality (also known as Raška, lat. Rascia) from 1166 to 1196. A member of the Vukanović dynasty, Nemanja founded the Nemanjić dynasty, and is remembered for his contributions to Serbian culture and history, founding what would evolve into the Serbian Empire, as well as the national church. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stefan Nemanja has received more than 315,062 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Stefan Nemanja is the 1,754th most popular politician (up from 1,758th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Montenegro and the 3rd most popular Montenegrin Politician.

Stefan Nemanja is most famous for being the founder of the Serbian Orthodox Church. He is also the founder of the Serbian Empire.

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Among politicians, Stefan Nemanja ranks 1,754 out of 15,710Before him are Charles II of Naples, Robert, Count of Clermont, Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange, Arghun, Liu Shan, and Nelson Rockefeller. After him are Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Kamose, Oruç Reis, Pyotr Stolypin, Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and Ma Chao.

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Among people born in 1113, Stefan Nemanja ranks 2Before him is Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou. After him are Everard des Barres, Joscelin II, Count of Edessa, Henry IV, Count of Luxembourg, and Isaac Komnenos. Among people deceased in 1199, Stefan Nemanja ranks 3Before him are Richard I of England and Minamoto no Yoritomo. After him are Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur, Khaqani, Joan of England, Queen of Sicily, Geng Ding, and Michael the Syrian.

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In Montenegro

Among people born in Montenegro, Stefan Nemanja ranks 5 out of 103Before him are Radovan Karadžić (1945), Alexander I of Yugoslavia (1888), Giovanni da Pian del Carpine (1182), and Elena of Montenegro (1871). After him are Nicholas I of Montenegro (1841), Milovan Đilas (1911), Petar II Petrović-Njegoš (1813), Milena Vukotić (1848), Princess Zorka of Montenegro (1864), Princess Milica of Montenegro (1866), and Princess Anastasia of Montenegro (1868).

Among POLITICIANS In Montenegro

Among politicians born in Montenegro, Stefan Nemanja ranks 3Before him are Radovan Karadžić (1945) and Alexander I of Yugoslavia (1888). After him are Nicholas I of Montenegro (1841), Milovan Đilas (1911), Danilo I, Prince of Montenegro (1826), Hersekzade Ahmed Pasha (1459), Milo Đukanović (1962), George, Crown Prince of Serbia (1887), Danilo, Crown Prince of Montenegro (1871), Radola Gajda (1892), and Mirko Petrović-Njegoš (1820).