Ilija Jovanović-Pčinjski

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Ilija Jovanović (Serbian Cyrillic: Илија Јовановић, 1878–1913), known as Vojvoda Pčinjski, and by his nom de guerre Časlav, was a Chetnik commander active between 1904 and 1912, and a member of the Black Hand.[1] He was schooled in Vranje, Paraćin, Kragujevac. He was among the first Chetniks on the Kozjak together with commanders Jovan Dovezenski, Krsta Preševski, Spasa Garda, Đorđe Skopljanče, Rista Starački and Vanđel Skopljanče. Vojvoda Pčinjski was the chief of one of the board of the Chetnik organization. He went from a battle to another until he was wounded in 1912. He died in the Belgrade Military Hospital, at the time when the Serbian Army liberated Bitola and broke out on the Adriatic.[2]

Ilija Jovanović-Pčinjski
Ilija Jovanovic Caslav.JPG
Nickname(s)
  • Vojvoda Pčinjski
  • Časlav
BornAugust 2, 1878
Preobraženje, Principality of Serbia
Died1913 (35 years)
Belgrade, Kingdom of Serbia
Allegiance
Years of service1903–12
Battles/warsSerbian operation in Macedonia, First Balkan War

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  1. ^ http://www.novosti.rs/%D0%B4%D0%BE%D0%B4%D0%B0%D1%82%D0%BD%D0%B8_%D1%81%D0%B0%D0%B4%D1%80%D0%B6%D0%B0%D1%98.524.html:457085-%D0%9E%D1%84%D0%B8%D1%86%D0%B8%D1%80%D0%B8-%D1%83-%D0%B4%D0%B2%D0%B0-%D1%81%D1%82%D1%80%D0%BE%D1%98%D0%B0
  2. ^ Simo Živković (December 1998). "Sakupi se jedna četa mala". Srpsko-nasledje.rs. Retrieved 2011-08-12.

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