Dragutin Zelenović

Dragutin Zelenović (Serbian: Драгутин Зеленовић; 19 May 1928 – 27 April 2020) was a Serbian academic administrator who served as rector of the University of Novi Sad and was elected a corresponding member of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. He served as the Prime Minister of Serbia in 1991.[1] He also served as a Member of the Presidency of Yugoslavia from 1989 to 1991.

Dragutin Zelenović
Драгутин Зеленовић
Prime Minister of Serbia
In office
15 January 1991 – 11 December 1991
PresidentSlobodan Milošević
Preceded byStanko Radmilović
(as President of the Executive Council of the Socialist Republic of Serbia)
Succeeded byRadoman Božović
Personal details
Born(1928-05-19)19 May 1928
Sirig, Yugoslavia
Died27 April 2020(2020-04-27) (aged 91)
Novi Sad, Serbia
Political partySocialist Party of Serbia

He was a professor at the Faculty of Technical Sciences and Rector of the University of Novi Sad (1987–89). He was also a member of the Serbian Academy of Arts and Sciences since 1987.

Zelenović died on 27 April 2020 in Novi Sad, 22 days before his 92nd birthday and several years after suffering a stroke.[2][3]  He was 91 years old.


  1. ^ "Serbia Premier Reportedly Quits as Problems Mount". Los Angeles Times. Associated Press. 12 December 1991. Retrieved 28 October 2010.
  2. ^ "Preminuo akademik Dragutin Zelenović". Večernje novosti. 28 April 2020. Retrieved 27 April 2020.
  3. ^ https://engnews24h.com/dragutin-zelenovic-serbias-first-prime-minister-dies/

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Political offices
Preceded by
Stanko Radmilović
(as President of the Executive Council of the Socialist Republic of Serbia)
Post created
Prime Minister of Serbia

Succeeded by
Radoman Božović