Timeline Serbian History

Unknown Archon

January 1, 0610

The Unknown Archon was the first Serbian ruler. He led the Serbs into the Balkans during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Heraclius (610–641), as mentioned in Emperor Constantine VII’s De Administrando Imperio. De Administrando Imperio “ The Serbs are descended from the unbaptized Serbs, also called ‘white’, who live beyond Turkey in a place called…

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The Serbian Grand Principality

January 1, 1090

The Serbian Grand Principality, also known as Rascia, was founded in 1090.

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Rascia elevation to kingdom

January 1, 1217

Rascia elevated from principality to kingdom in 1217. Prior to this the Rascian principality was a vassal state of the Byzantine Empire.

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