Dušan Petrović Šane

Dušan Petrović Šane (Serbian Cyrillic: Душан Петровић Шане; 28 June 1914 – 21 June 1977) was a Yugoslav communist soldier and politician who served as President of the People's Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Serbia from 1963 to 1967.[1]

Dušan Petrović Šane
Dusan Petrovic Sane Cropped.jpg
Petrović in 1965
4th President of Serbia
As President of the People's Assembly of
SR Serbia
In office
26 June 1963 – 6 May 1967
Preceded byJovan Veselinov
Succeeded byMiloš Minić
Personal details
Born28 June 1914
Kragujevac, Kingdom of Serbia
Died21 June 1977(1977-06-21) (aged 62)
Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
NationalitySerb
Political partyCommunist Party of Yugoslavia

A Partisan officer from World War II, Petrović was also a Hero of Socialist Labour and a People's Hero of Yugoslavia.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Душан Петровић Шане | СУБНОР" (in Serbian). Retrieved 2020-11-12.
  2. ^ "Душан Петровић Шане | СУБНОР" (in Serbian). Retrieved 2020-11-12.

SourcesEdit

  • Da Graca, John V. Heads of State and Government. MacMillan Press, 1985.