Ivan Đurić

Ivan Đurić (Serbian Cyrillic: Иван Ђурић; 30 October 1947 – 23 November 1997) was a Serbian writer, professor, historian and politician.[1]

Ivan Đurić
Born(1947-10-30)30 October 1947
Died23 November 1997(1997-11-23) (aged 50)
Paris, France
NationalitySerbian
EducationVIII Belgrade Gymnasium
Alma materUniversity of Belgrade
OccupationWriter, professor, historian and politician

BiographyEdit

Đurić was born on 30 October 1947 to parents Dušan S. Đurić (1920–1997) and Ivana (née Bogdanović; born 1925).[1] Both of them were university professors.[1] His father was nicknamed Zinaja after the footballer and cross-country skier.[1]

Đurić ran for President of Serbia in the 1990 Serbian general election as a joint candidate of the Association for Yugoslav Democratic Initiative and the Union of Reform Forces.[2] He finished in third place (behind Slobodan Milošević and Vuk Drašković) with 277,398 votes.[3]

He moved to Paris, France in November 1991[4] where he died on 23 November 1997.[5]

Personal lifeEdit

His paternal great-grandfather is Serbian Orthodox priest Milan Đurić [sr] who was one of the founders of the People's Radical Party.[6]

His maternal grandfather is author Milan Bogdanović.[6] His maternal uncle is architect and former Mayor of Belgrade Bogdan Bogdanović.[6]

Notable published booksEdit

  • Ektesis nea, 1974
  • Porodica Foka, 1976
  • Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium, 1980 (multiple authors)
  • Sumrak Vizantije: Vreme Jovana VIII Paleologa 1392-1448, 1984
  • Romejski govor i jezik Konstantina VII Porfirogenita, 1986
  • Istorija – pribežište ili putokaz, 1990
  • Vlast, opozicija, alternativa, 2009 (posthumously)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Peščanik (2009-06-30). "Istoričar Ivan Đurić" (in Serbian). Retrieved 2017-10-19.
  2. ^ RIK (1990-12-09). "Lista kandidata za izbor predsednika Republike 9. decembra 1990. godine" (PDF) (in Serbian). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-08-05. Retrieved 2017-10-24.
  3. ^ RIK (1990-12-09). "Izveštaj o ukupnim rezultatima izbora za predsednika Republike Srbije od 9. decembra 1990. godine" (PDF) (in Serbian). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-08-06. Retrieved 2017-10-24.
  4. ^ Nastasja Radović, Republika (1997). "In memoriam: Prof. dr Ivan Djuric" (in Serbian). Retrieved 2017-10-24.
  5. ^ Naša borba (1997-11-25). "Preminuo Ivan Djuric" (in Serbian). Retrieved 2017-10-24.
  6. ^ a b c TV Novosti (December 1990). "Federacija ili ne – za mene je Jugoslavija pitanje zdrave pameti" (in Serbian). Retrieved 2017-10-19.