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Obrenovich(both: ōbrĕ`nəvĭch), Serbian dynasty. Its founder, Miloš Obrenović (see MilošMiloš
(Miloš Obrenović) , 1780–1860, prince of Serbia (1817–39, 1858–60), founder of the Obrenović dynasty and of modern Serbia.
..... Click the link for more information. ), was the first modern Serbian ruler. The murder (1817) of Karageorge (Karadjordje), probably at Miloš's instigation, started the long feud between the Obrenović and the Karadjordjević families. Miloš's son MichaelMichael
(Michael Obrenović) , 1823–68, prince of Serbia (1839–42, 1860–68); younger son of Prince Miloš. He succeeded his brother, Milan, but was deposed (1842) several years later by supporters of Alexander (Alexander Karadjordjević).
..... Click the link for more information. , prince of Serbia, was assassinated in 1868. His successor, Prince MilanMilan
(Milan Obrenović) , 1854–1901, prince (1868–82) and king (1882–89) of Serbia; grandnephew of Miloš Obrenović. He succeeded his cousin Michael Obrenović as prince.
..... Click the link for more information. , was proclaimed king of Serbia in 1882. Milan's son AlexanderAlexander
(Alexander Obrenović) , 1876–1903, king of Serbia (1889–1903), son of King Milan. He succeeded on his father's abdication. Proclaiming himself of age in 1893, he took over the government, abolished (1894) the relatively liberal constitution of 1889,
..... Click the link for more information. , king of Serbia, the last ruling Obrenović, was assassinated in 1903; on his death the Karadjordjević dynasty again came into power.
a princely (1815–42, 1858–82) and later royal (1882–1903) dynasty in Serbia founded by Miloš Obrenović.
In 1842 the Obrenović family was driven from the country, but in 1858 it regained the Serbian throne. The rulers of the dynasty were Miloš (1815–39, 1858–60), Michael (1839–42, 1860–68), Milan (1868–89, king from 1882), and Alexander (1889–1903). Alexander was assassinated by a group of officers who supported the Karadjordjević family.