Marko Nikezić (Serbian: Марко Никезић; 13 June 1921 – 6 January 1991) was a Yugoslav and Serbian politician. He was a Minister of Foreign Affairs of Yugoslavia and Chairman of the League of Communists of Serbia. He was dismissed in 1972 under the charge of being "anarcho-liberal".
|Minister of Foreign Affairs of Yugoslavia|
23 April 1965 – 25 December 1968
|President||Josip Broz Tito|
|Preceded by||Koča Popović|
|Succeeded by||Mišo Pavićević (acting)|
|6th Chairman of the League of Communists of Serbia|
November 1968 – 26 October 1972
|Preceded by||Petar Stambolić|
|Succeeded by||Tihomir Vlaškalić|
13 June 1921
Belgrade, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes
|Died||6 January 1991 (aged 69)|
Belgrade, SFR Yugoslavia
|Political party||League of Communists of Yugoslavia|
Nikezić was born in Belgrade. He studied at the Technical Faculty at the University of Belgrade.
He was a member of the Yugoslav Partisan army from 1941, during World War II.
After the war, he served as Yugoslav ambassador to Egypt, Czechoslovakia and the United States of America. From 1965 to 1968 he was a Minister of Foreign Affairs of Yugoslavia. In 1968 he became the Chairman of the League of Communists of Serbia. In 1972 he was dismissed from the office under the charge of being too "liberal" and "anarcho-liberal", alongside Latinka Perović and other Serbian high-officials. This event is known in Serbian history as the 'Purge of liberals'.
He died in Belgrade in 1991.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Marko Nikezić.|