Jovan Obrenović

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Srednja Dobrinja, Serbia
DiedJanuary 22, 1850(1850-01-22) (aged 62–63)
Sremski Karlovci, Serbia
  • Governor
  • Divisional General & Commander (Morava-Podrinje military area)
  • Kruno Mihailović
  • Ana Joksić
  • Obren (Son)
  • Jelisaveta-Savka (Daughter)
  • Anastasia (Daughter)
  • Ermila (Daughter)
  • Todor Mihailović (father)
  • Višnja (mother)
  • Miloš Obrenović (Brother)
  • Jevrem Obrenović (Brother)

Jovan Teodorović Obrenović, also known as Gospodar Jovan (Srednja Dobrinja, 1787 — Sremski Karlovci, 22 January 1850), was a divisional general, commander of the Morava-Podrinje military area,[1] governor of the Rudnik and Požega districts. He was the brother of Miloš Obrenović and Jevrem Obrenović.


He was born in Srednja Dobrinja (near Užice) around 1787 to his mother Višnja and father Todor Mihailović. He took part in the Meeting in Takovo and the Battle of Ljubić in 1815. He also took part in the suppression of the Đak rebellion in 1825. His clerk in Brusnica was Nićifor Ninković from 1828. He built a church in Brusnica in 1836.[1]The Jovan rebellion from 1839 was named after him.

He married Kruno Mihailović in 1814 and had a son Obren (1818-1826) and a daughter Jelisaveta-Savka (1828-1834) with her. He entered into a second marriage in 1835 with Ana Joksić (1818-1880) and had two daughters with her - Anastasia - Stana (1839-1933) and Ermila (1844-1918). Anastasia was married in 1858 to Teodor Aleksić from Maine (1825—1891). Ermila was married to Nikola Čupić in 1860, and in 1867 to Tihomilj Tesa Nikolić (1832-1886). [2]

He was a divisional general and military commander of the Morava-Podrinje region.[3]

Jovan Obrenović died on 22 January 1850 in Sremski Karlovci.

In his residence from 1835, there is a permanent exhibition of the National Museum in Čačak. He was credited with the renovation of the Church of the Ascension of the Lord in 1834 in Čačak.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Јован Обреновић (1786—1850)". Народни музеј Чачак. Archived from the original on 2 May 2014. Retrieved 31 August 2013.
  2. "Obrenovic family".
  3. "Извештај Јована Т. Обреновића 1836. године". Archived from the original on 6 June 2014. Retrieved 11 June 2013.

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