Božidar Bojović

Božidar M. Bojović (Serbian Cyrillic: Божидар М. Бојовић, born 1938 in Potpeće, Kingdom of Yugoslavia) is Montenegrin doctor, chief physician, endocrinologist, university professor, retired politician and former member of the Parliament of Montenegro and representative in the legislative body of the FR Yugoslavia, between 1990 and 2005. He received his doctorate in 1980 from the University of Novi Sad Faculty of Medicine. He worked as a doctor in Rožaje, Kotor and Podgorica. He is the professor and the founder of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Montenegro Faculty of Medicine.[1]

He became politically active since the introduction of multi-party system in SR Montenegro in 1990, he was one of the founders of the opposition People's Party (NS). Bojović was party vice-president since its formation until the split within the NS, priror the 1998 parliamentary election and the pre-election coalition between the NS and the ruling DPS of Milo Đukanović. National conservative fraction of the NS led by Bojović defected the party and formed new political subject the Serb People's Party (SNS), running independently at the election, considering that the NS and its leader Novak Kilibarda abandoned the national original aims of the party.[2] He was the president of the SNS from 1998 until the 2003. Bojović left the SNS and formed the Democratic Serb Party (DSS), after the SNS congress in mid-2003 and the split with the newly elected party president Andrija Mandić. He was president of the new party until July 2005, when he decided to retire from the politics.[3]