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List of Serbian flags

 

List of Serbian flags

This is a list of Serbian flags used in the past and present. For more information about the national flag, visit the article Flag of Serbia.

Contents

  • National flags 1
  • Provincial flags 2
  • Governmental flags 3
  • Historical official flags 4
  • Middle Ages 5
  • Municipalities and cities 6
  • Other flags 7
  • References 8
  • See also 9

National flags

Flag Date Use Description
2010 – Present State flag and ensign Horizontal tricolour of red, blue, and white with emblem left of center
2004 – Present Civil flag and ensign Horizontal tricolour of red, blue, and white

Provincial flags

Flag Date Use Description
2004 – Present Flag of Vojvodina Horitonzal tricolour of red, blue, and white with larger blue portion and three yellow stars
2010 – Present Flag of Kosovo and Metohija The same flag as the mainland. Not officially, used by Kosovo Serbs

Governmental flags

Flag Date Use Description
2010 – Present Standard of the President of Serbia Square horizontal tricolour edged with greater arms
2010 – Present Standard of the President of the National Assembly Square horizontal tricolour with greater arms

Historical official flags

Flag Date Use Description
2004 – 2010 Republic of Serbia Horizontal tricolour of red, blue, and white, including the Serbian eagle.
1992 – 2004 Republic of Serbia Horizontal tricolour of red, blue, and white
1945 – 1992 Socialist Republic of Serbia Horizontal tricolour of red, blue, and white with red star in the center
1943 – 1945 Serbia under Democratic Federal Yugoslavia Horizontal tricolour of red, blue, and white with red star in the center
1941 – 1944
Government of National Salvation
horizontal tricolour with Serbian eagle in center, in a shield
1835 – 1918 Principality & Kingdom of Serbia Horizontal tricolour of red, blue, and white

Middle Ages

Flag Date Use Description
1345–55 Flag of Emperor Stefan Dušan (divellion) Emperor Dušan adopted the Imperial divellion, which was purple and had a golden cross in the center.[1]
1345–55 Flag of Emperor Stefan Dušan Another of Dušan's flags was the Imperial cavalry flag, kept at the Hilandar monastery on Mount Athos; a triangular bicolored flag, of red and yellow.[2]
1345–55 Alleged flag of Emperor Stefan Dušan A flag in Hilandar, seen by Dimitrije Avramović, was alleged by the brotherhood to have been a flag of Emperor Dušan; it was red at the top and bottom and white in the center, a triband.[3]

1339 Flag of King Stefan Dušan Red bicephalic eagle on a yellow field.[4] Angelino Dulcert's 1339 map included the flag of Stefan Uroš IV Dušan of Serbia, who in 1345 became Emperor of Serbs and Greeks when he founded the Serbian Empire. The flag had a red double-headed eagle.[5][6]
fl. 1233 – 1243 Flag of Stefan Vladislav (r. 1234–1243) Horizontal bicolour of red and blue. Included in King Stefan Vladislav's Ragusan treasury was "a flag of red and blue colour"[3] ("vexillum unum de zendato rubeo et blavo" - a flag of fabric red and blue, zendato or čenda being a type of light, silky fabric[7]). This is the first and oldest information on the colours of Serb flags.[3]

Municipalities and cities

Other flags

Design used in the past, but now abandoned Voivode flag from the First Serbian Uprising.
Design used in the past, but now abandoned Flag of the regular army from the First Serbian Uprising.
Design used in the past, but now abandoned 1804 flag from the First Serbian Uprising
Flag Date Use Description
n/a Serbian Orthodox Church Horizontal tricolour with centered Serbian cross.
1992 – Republika Srpska Horizontal tricolour of red, blue, and white.
1991 – 1995 Republic of Serbian Krajina Horizontal tricolour of red, blue, and white.
2005 – Flag of Serbs of Croatia A tricolour of three equally sized horizontal red, blue and white.
1917 Royal Standard of Serbia As described in 1917 by Byron McCandless, Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor: Flags of the World.
1869 – 1872 Civil flag of Serbia Serbian tricolour with contemporary coat of arms and three six-pointed stars at the top.
1839 Flag of Serbia Serbian tricolour with contemporary coat of arms and four six-pointed stars in the upper left.
1835 Flag of Serbia Red, white and blue similar tricolour to the flags of Netherlands and Croatia, with Serbian coat of arms, Sretenje Constitution.
1815 Second Serbian Uprising A red cross on white background. Used at Takovo in 1815.
1807 – First Serbian Uprising Red and white with cross, moon, sun and sword.
1804 – 1813 First Serbian Uprising War flag during the First Serbian Uprising. Red background with two coat of arms (the Serbian cross and Triballian boar) at the centre, Serbian Crown Jewels on the top and two Voivode flags on the bottom. Adopted as the flag of Topola.

References

  1. ^ Milić Milićević (1995), Grb Srbije: razvoj kroz istoriju, "Službeni Glasnik", p. 22 
  2. ^ Atlagić, M. (1997). "The cross with symbols S as heraldic symbols" (PDF). Baština, no. 8. pp. 149–158. 
  3. ^ a b c Stanoje Stanojević (1934). Iz naše prošlosti. Geca Kon. pp. 78–80. 
  4. ^ Gordana Tomović. Monumenta Cartographica Jugoslaviae II, Beograd: Narodna Knjiga, 1979
  5. ^ Solovyev 1958, pp. 134-135
  6. ^ Gavro A. Škrivanić (1979). Monumenta Cartographica Jugoslaviae 2. Narodna knjiga. 
  7. ^ Dragana Samardžić (1983). Vojne zastave Srba do 1918. Vojni muzej. 

See also

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