Damnjan Nedić

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Osečina, Kolubara
RelativesGrigorije Nedić, Damnjan Kotešanin,Panta Damnjanović (brother)

Damnjan Nedić (Osečina, Kolubara District, Serbia, 1772 - Čokešina, Loznica|Municipality of Loznica, Serbia, 1804) is remembered as a heroic figure along with his brother Grigorije Nedić, Damnjan Kotešanin and Panta Damnjanović who with their respective companies of hajduk četas fell in the Battle of Čokešina[1]during Karađorđe's Serbia.[2]

In Serbian history, he is one of three Nedić brothers, two of whom perished at the Battle of Čokešina on Lazarus Saturday in 1804 to a numerically superior Turkish army when they attacked the Serbian monastery where 300 young haiduks met their fate. German historian Leopold von Ranke called it the Serbian Battle of Thermopylae|Thermopylae.[3]

A street in Belgrade is named after the two brothers. [4]


  1. "Памте српске Термопиле". Новости. Retrieved 4 November 2017.
  2. Меморијали ослободилачких ратова Србије. 2006. ISBN 9788676860678.
  3. http://www.sgd.org.rs/publikacije/zemlja%20i%20ljudi/56/2006%20-%20Ljiljana%20Grcic%20-%20Srpski%20Termopili.pdf
  4. Moser, Birgitta Gabriela Hannover (March 2019). Belgrad und Novi Sad: Sehenswürdigkeiten, Kultur, Szene, Umland, Reiseinfos. ISBN 9783897944527.

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