Serbia timeline

  • Serbia Declares War on Germany

    Setting the stage On July 23, Austria-Hungary demanded Serbia comply with its March 1909 declaration to the Great Powers to maintain good... Read more

  • Battle of Belgrade

    Serbian Forces, 300,000 Field Marshal Putnik, Commander General Zirkovitch General Goykovitch General Mishitch General Jourishitch General... Read more

  • Serbian Campaign

    The Serbians, while defending themselves so valiantly against their foes, had been buoyed up by the hope that the French and English would come to... Read more

  • The Kingdom of Yugoslavia Is formed

    The Kingdom of Yugoslavia, "Land of the South Slavs," was formed on October 3, 1929. It included the regions of Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia,... Read more

  • Smederevo Fortress Explosion

    Smederevo, a fortress on the Danube downstream from Belgrade, was built between 1428 and 1430 during the reign of Despot Djuradj Brankovic, the... Read more

  • Battle of Vukovar

    The Battle of Vukovar was an 87-day siege by the Yugoslav People's Army (JNA) with the support of multiple Serbian paramilitary forces. The battle... Read more

  • Kosovo Formally Declares Independence from Serbia

    The 2008 Kosovo declaration of independence was an act of the Provisional Institutions of Self-Government Assembly of Kosovo, adopted on 17... Read more