Share this page

Victor
Victor
Description

Author: Ivan Meštrović (Belgrade Fortress; erected in 1928)

Meštrović initially designed a sculpture to be set up as part of the drinking fountain on Terazije in 1912, but the public was against having a nude male figure set up in the city centre. After World War I the project was cancelled and thus the Victor was set up on Kalemegdan in 1928 and came to represent a symbol of Belgrade.

Info
Location
Similar
Monument to Milos Crnjanski
Monument to Milos Crnjanski

Author: Drinka Radovanović (Kalemegdan Park; erected in 1993) A dominant spot on Kalemegdan is occupied by the monument to the writer Miloš Crnjanski, erected to celebrate the one hundred year anniversary of his birth. Miloš Crnjanski (1893-1977, poet, storyteller, novelist, drama writer). One of the most prominent representatives of the modern literary expression in Serbia after World War I. Worked as a professor and journalist and joined the diplomatic corps in 1928. World War II found him in Rome, whence he departed for London, only to return to Belgrade in 1965. He started...

Monument to the Defenders of Belgrade from 1915
Monument to the Defenders of Belgrade from 1915

Author: Kolja Milunović (Along the Danube banks, at the Sports Centre; erected in 1988) The monument bears the words of major Gavrilović’s order: “At precisely three o’clock the enemy is to be dispersed by a forceful advance, crushed by your bombs and bayonets. The honour of Belgrade, our capital, must be preserved. Soldiers, heroes, the High Command erased our regiment from its standing numbers. Our regiment has been sacrificed for King and Country. You have no need to worry for your lives, for they exist no more. Therefore, onwards to glory! Long live the King! Long live...

Monument to Nikola Pasic
Monument to Nikola Pasic

Author: Zoran Ivanović (Nikola Pašić Square; erected in 1998)  Nikola Pašić (1845-1926, politician and statesman). Became a civil engineer at the Polytechnic School in Zurich. A social-democrat during his early youth, thereafter taking part in the formation of the Radical Party and elected as the first president of its Main Council. Pašić spent 48 years in the political life of Serbia. He was president of the National Assembly, Prime Minister, president of the Belgrade municipality, envoy of Serbia in Russia… Pašić signed the Corfu declaration in...