Kingdom of Serbia ( : Serbian Краљевина Србија / Kraljevina Srbija) was created when , ruler of the Milan I , was proclaimed king in 1882. Principality of Serbia
Since 1817, the Principality was ruled by the
(replaced by the Obrenović dynasty for a short time). The Principality, Karađorđević dynasty of the suzerainty , Ottoman Empire achieved full independence when the last Ottoman troops left de facto in 1867. The Belgrade in 1878 recognized the formal independence of the Congress of Berlin , and in its composition Principality of Serbia , Nišava , Pirot and Toplica districts entered the Vranje . South part of Serbia
In 1882, King Milan I proclaimed the Kingdom of Serbia and maintained a foreign policy friendly to
Between 1912 and 1913, Serbia greatly enlarged its territory through engagement in the
and First — Second Balkan Wars , Sandžak-Raška and Kosovo Vilayet were annexed. As outcome of the Vardar Macedonia in 1918 it united with World War I and Vojvodina . Towards the end of 1918, Serbia joined with the newly created Kingdom of Montenegro to form the new State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs (later known as Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes ) under the continued rule of the Serbian Karađorđević dynasty. Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Principality of Serbia
was a state in the Principality of Serbia that came into existence as a result of the Balkans which lasted between 1804 and 1817. Despite brutal oppression and retaliation by the Serbian revolution authorities, the revolutionary leaders, first Ottoman and then Karađorđe , succeeded in their goal to liberate Serbia after centuries of Turkish rule.
At first, the principality included only the territory of the former
, but in 1831–1833 it expanded to the east, south, and west. In 1867 the Pashaluk of Belgrade left the Principality, securing its Ottoman army de facto independence. Serbia expanded further to the south-east in 1878, when it won full international recognition at the  . In 1882 it was raised to the level of the Kingdom of Serbia.
Congress of Berlin