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 war, where he will soon gain fame. The first mechanical watch in Moscow was the work of Lazar Hilandarian.
The clock was placed on the front of the Grand Duke's pillar in the Kremlin, where he worked continuously for 217 years!