Deputy Prime Minister of Montenegro

The Deputy Prime Minister of Montenegro, officially Vice President of the Government of Montenegro (Montenegrin: Potpredsjednik Vlade Crne Gore), is the official Deputy of the Prime Minister of Montenegro.

Conventionally all of the junior partners in the coalition, get one deputy, they are ranked according to the size of their respective parties.

History of the officeEdit

The office of the Deputy Prime Minister of Montenegro was established on 15 February 1991, during the first government of Milo Đukanović. It was initially held by three people: Blagoje Lučić, Vuk Ognjenović and Zoran Žižić. Since then, the office was usually held simultaneously by several people at the same time (in the government of Filip Vujanović there were five Deputy Prime Ministers at one point). Also, Deputy Prime Ministers may or may not combine the position with another government portfolio. Deputy Prime Minister in the 42nd cabinet of Montenegro is Dritan Abazović.

List of Deputy Prime MinistersEdit

Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
Blagoje Lučić 15 February 1991 14 July 1992 Democratic Party of Socialists
Vuk Ognjenović 15 February 1991 1 August 1992 Democratic Party of Socialists
Zoran Žižić 15 February 1991 24 December 1996 Democratic Party of Socialists
Mihailo Ljesar 1 August 1992 20 December 1993[1] Democratic Party of Socialists
Krunoslav Vukčević 1 August 1992 24 December 1996 Democratic Party of Socialists
Rade Perović 5 March 1993 24 December 1996 Democratic Party of Socialists
Asim Telaćević 1 February 1994 2 July 2001 Democratic Party of Socialists
Miodrag Vuković 24 December 1996 16 July 1998 Democratic Party of Socialists
Slavko Drljević 24 December 1996 8 July 1997 Independent
Milutin Lalić 8 July 1997 2 July 2001 Democratic Party of Socialists
Jovan Mihailović 8 July 1997 5 February 1998 Democratic Party of Socialists
Slavko Drljević 5 February 1998 16 July 1998 Independent
Predrag Drecun 5 February 1998 16 July 1998 People's Party
Predrag Goranović 16 July 1998 27 January 2000 Democratic Party of Socialists
Novak Kilibarda 16 July 1998 4 July 2000 People's Party
Dragiša Burzan 16 July 1998 2 July 2001 Social Democratic Party
Ljubiša Krgović 27 January 2000 2 July 2001 Democratic Party of Socialists
Savo Đurđevac 4 July 2000 28 February 2001 People's Party
Branimir Gvozdenović 2 July 2001 10 November 2006 Democratic Party of Socialists
Žarko Rakčević 2 July 2001 8 January 2003 Social Democratic Party
Dragan Đurović 2 July 2001 10 November 2006 Democratic Party of Socialists
Jusuf Kalamperović 8 January 2003 10 November 2006 Social Democratic Party
Miroslav Ivanišević 8 January 2003 10 November 2006 Democratic Party of Socialists
Gordana Đurović 10 November 2006 11 June 2009 Democratic Party of Socialists
Vujica Lazović 10 November 2006 28 November 2016 Social Democratic Party
Svetozar Marović 11 June 2009 29 December 2010 Democratic Party of Socialists
Igor Lukšić 11 June 2009 29 December 2010 Democratic Party of Socialists
Duško Marković 29 December 2010 28 November 2016 Democratic Party of Socialists
Igor Lukšić 4 December 2012 28 November 2016 Democratic Party of Socialists
Rafet Husović 4 December 2012 2 December 2020 Bosniak Party
Azra Jasavić 12 May 2016 28 November 2016 Positive Montenegro
Milorad Vujović 12 May 2016 28 November 2016 Independent
Petar Ivanović 12 May 2016 28 November 2016 Democratic Party of Socialists
Milutin Simović 28 November 2016 2 December 2020 Democratic Party of Socialists
Zoran Pažin 28 November 2016 2 December 2020 Independent
Dritan Abazović 2 December 2020 Incumbent United Reform Action

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Assassinated