|Grand Prince Stefan Nemanjić|
|Faction||Grand Principality of Serbia|
Grand Prince Stefan Nemanjić is the ruler of the Grand Principality of Serbia.
Historical Background Edit
Stefan Nemanjić ruled Serbia with the titles of Grand Prince (1196–1217) and King (1217–1228).
He was born around 1165, as the second son of the Serbian Grand Prince Stefan Nemanja, and died on September 24, 1228. Despite being the second-born son, he was given the ruling title by his father, instead of the firstborn Vukan. This sparked the feud between the brothers, which lead to a civil war in 1202.
Stefan would later gain the title of King, which made him the first king from the lines of Rascian rulers (only Zetan rulers previously had Kings), and because of that, he became known as Stefan The First-crowned. During his rule, Serbia developed in the fields of politics, economy, military might and culture. He was proclaimed a saint after his death.
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