Janko Vučinić

Janko Vucinic (Serbian Cyrillic: Јанко Вучинић; 13 May 1966 – 25 October 2019)[1] was a Montenegrin professional boxer, union leader and politician, member of the Parliament of Montenegro. He was the president of the Workers' Party (RP), a constituent member of the opposition political alliance Democratic Front parliamentary club in the Parliament of Montenegro.[2]

Janko Vučinić
Јанко Вучинић
Member of Parliament
In office
14 October 2012 – 25 October 2019
Personal details
Born(1966-05-13)13 May 1966
Nikšić, SFR Yugoslavia
Died25 October 2019(2019-10-25) (aged 53)
Nikšić, Montenegro
Political partyWorkers' Party
ChildrenMaksim Vučinić
Alma materVeljko Vlahović University
ProfessionUnion leader, politician

Early life and career.Edit

Janko Vučinić was born in 1966 in Nikšić, Socialist Republic of Montenegro, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. He graduated at the Metallurgic-Technical Faculty at the Veljko Vlahović University in Titograd in 1991. After finishing his studies, he worked in Željezara in Nikšić. He was the President of the Union Organization of Željezara from 2004.

Political lifeEdit

From 2008 to his political engagement in the Democratic Front he was the President of the Central Committee of the Union of Free Trade Unions of Montenegro. Until entering the Democratic Front electoral list in 2012, he was not a member of any political party. On 3 March 2015 Vučinić announced the formation of a new left-wing Workers' Party. Since its foundation, RP is a constituent member of the opposition Democratic Front (DF) alliance.[3][4] In March 2019, the Workers' Party left the coalition with Democratic Front.[5] After his death in October 2019, his son Maksim, succeeded him as the president of the party.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "UMRO JANKO VUČINIĆ! Moždani udar ga pokosio ispred prostorija stranke". espreso.rs (in Serbian). 25 October 2019. Retrieved 26 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Mr Janko Vučinić". Zakoni.skupstina.me.
  3. ^ "Montenegro's New Leftists Carry Torch for Syriza". Balkaninsight.com. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  4. ^ Radnička Partija: Za prava običnog čovjeka, Portal Analitika (March 2015)
  5. ^ Radnička partija istupila iz DF-a: Ne pristajemo da budemo marginalizovani CdM (March 2019)
  6. ^ "Sin Janka Vučinića novi predsjednik, suprug Željke Savković istupio iz stranke". CdM. 2019-12-04. Retrieved 2020-08-23.