( 7 Kralja Petra street)

The school is located between the Kalemegdan Fortress and the Cathedral. Designed 1906, the building is the work of back then the youngest woman architect in Serbia, Jelisaveta Nancic which she projected in her 23rd year. This school is the oldest in Serbia, founded in 1718 and protected by the state and registered under No. 1.

Through this school have passed many big names of Serbian history, as teachers and students. Vuk Stefanovic Karadzic laid the foundation of Serbian Magisterium here, and later Pera Todorovic was the first in Serbia to introduce physical education. Working as teachers here were also Miodragović Jovan and Pavle Safarik .

In the courtyard of the school in 1923 the first basketball game in Belgrade was. Students of this school, Dragan Kapičić and Zoran Slavinić later became members of the Yugoslav basketball team. Many important figures of Serbian history have contributed to the development and establishment of this school, making it one of the most respected in Serbia for many years.

Over the years, many students from this school have given their large contributions to the culture, art and sport in Belgrade and Serbia. Among others, Mihajlo Petrovic Atlas , Mosa Pijade Dejan Udovičić Minja Saturday, Stevan Mokranjac Pavle Savic, Vladeta Jerotić, Ruzica Sokić , Nikola Simic , Boza Prodanovic, Jurica Ribar Lola and many , many others .

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