Lazar the Serb, Lazar Hilandarac

Lazar the Serb In today’s episode of Russian-Serbian medallions, we bring you the story of a very interesting historical figure. The topic of today’s episode is Lazar Hilandarian, also known as Lazar the Serb or Lazar the Monk. Lazar was born in Prizren, and it is assumed that he fled to Moscow after the Kosovo…

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Nikolay Raevsky In the previous episode of Serbian-Russian medallions, we spoke about the substantial numbers of Russian volunteers about three thousand officers and soldiers who came to Serbia. We mentioned the name of Colonel Nikolai Nikolayevich Raevski. Nikolai Nikolayevich Raevski comes from the old aristocratic Russian family Raevski, which has its aristocratic roots since the…

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„Serbian-Russian medallions“ – Episode 2: Mihailo Andrejevic Miloradovic Count Mikhail Andreyevich Miloradovich (Russian: Граф Михаи́л Андре́евич Милора́дович, Serbian: Гроф Михаил Андрејевић Милорадовић G October 12 [O.S. October 1] 1771 – December 27 [O.S. December 15] 1825 was a Russian general of paternal Serbian origin, prominent during the Napoleonic Wars. He entered military service on the…

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Sava Raguzinski

„Serbian-Russian medallions“ – Episode 1: Sava Vladislavic Raguzinski Count Sava Lukich Vladislavich-Raguzinsky (16 January 1669 – 17 June 1738) was a Serbian merchant-adventurer and diplomat in the employ of Peter the Great. He conducted important diplomatic negotiations in Constantinople, Rome and Beijing. His most lasting achievement was the Treaty of Kiakhta, which regulated relations between…

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