House of Filip FilipovicLook at map
( Takovska 37)
Filip Filipović (1878-1938) was a well-known revolutionary and founder of the Socialist Workers Party of Yugoslavia. By profession he was a professor of mathematics and a revolutionary labor movement joined in 1897, influenced by his friend Demetrius Tucovic and Svetozar Markovic. As a member of the Workers' Socialist Society he gained education and experience of the revolutionary struggle. Later he was a member of the Russian Social-Democratic Workers Party and took part in the various Marxist circles, workers' demonstrations and the First Russian Revolution in 1905. Later, he held many positions in the Communist Party of Yugoslavia, including the secretary of the executive committee and the central committee of the party . Intensively promoted ideas of socialism, has been repeatedly arrested and prosecuted to the 1920s. He was selected as the mayor of Belgrade which, however, he never became because he refused to take an oath of allegiance to King Alexander .
His house, where he lived and worked from in 1912, is protected as a cultural monument. It was built between the 19th and 20 century and of the type of semi-detached houses that were once built on the outskirts of the city.