COMMEMORATION SERVICE MARKING 194TH ANNIVERSARY OF DEATH OF
SUPREME LEADER KARADJORDJE
Belgrade, 26 July 2011 – His Royal Highness Crown Prince
Alexander II delegated Mr. Miki Savicevic, member of the Crown Cabinet, to
attend the Holy Liturgy at the St. George church at Oplenac in Topola and the
commemoration service for the Supreme Leader Karadjordje, the commander of the
First Serbian Uprising (1804) and founder of modern Serbia and the
The Holy Liturgy was served by clergy of Oplenac vicarage at
the St. George church at Oplenac, where the members of the Dynasty are buried,
and after that a wreath laying ceremony took place at Karadjordje’s tomb, with
full state and military honors.
The first to lay a wreath was Mr. Miki Savicevic on behalf of
Karadjordje's descendant Crown Prince Alexander II, followed by the
representatives of the Municipalities of Topola and Arandjelovac, the Foundation
of King Peter I in Topola and members of the Association for preserving
tradition of wars of liberation, and other admirers of Karadjordje.