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Accession to the Throne of Milan M. Obrenović IV

Accession to the Throne of Milan M. Obrenović IV

The year 2022 is the year of the jubilee, when we mark 140 years since Serbia was proclaimed a kingdom, and when our city got its current name, Kraljevo. Therefore, during the year, we will talk about the life and reign of the prince, and the later king, Milan M. Obrenović IV, the main actor in these historical events.

Milena Pavlović Barilli – The Art of the Noble Spirit

Milena Pavlović Barilli – The Art of the Noble Spirit

In the 19th and the first half of the 20th century, Serbia had three great artists: Katarina Ivanović, Nadežda Petrović and Milena Pavlović Barilli, the author Lidija Merenik pointed out in the text entitled “Milena Pavlović Barilli: The Portrait of a Lady”. She was placed in the official historical-artistic order of Serbian art only posthumously, thanks to the initiative and legacy of her mother Danica Pavlović, and the understanding and actions of Miodrag B. Protić and Momčilo Stevanović.

You Were Pain and Sadness, My City!

You Were Pain and Sadness, My City!

Today marks the 80th anniversary of the shooting of the citizens of Kraljevo, hostages in the Camp, carried out by the regular Wehrmacht army, from October 15th to 20th, 1941, in mass revenge – a crime against humanity. On the eightieth anniversary of the crime in Kraljevo, on behalf of each person shot, we remind you of the October events of 1941.

Name Day of the City of Kraljevo

Name Day of the City of Kraljevo

Today we mark 139 years of the name of the city of Kraljevo. After being proclaimed king, on March 6, 1882, Milan Obrenović undertook a tour of Serbia, during which he came to Karanovac. On that occasion, he granted the request of the citizens of Karanovo and on April 19, approved the change of the name of the city to Kraljevo by decree.

80 Years Since the April War

80 Years Since the April War

This year we are marking the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Second World War, which began on the territory of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, the so-called April war, from April 6th, 1941, when the German air force bombed Belgrade, to April 17th, when the capitulation of Yugoslavia was signed.

Kraljevo in Freedom on November 29th, 1944

Kraljevo in Freedom on November 29th, 1944

We mark November 29th as the day of the liberation of Kraljevo from German occupation. After 42 days of siege, the combined units of the National Liberation Army of Yugoslavia and the Red Army liberated Kraljevo on the night between November 28th and 29th, 1944.

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