Milutin Garašanin

Milutin Garašanin (Serbian Cyrillic: Милутин Гарашанин; 22 February 1843 – 5 March 1898) was a Serbian politician who held the post of Prime Minister of Serbia,[1] President of the National Assembly, Minister of Finance, Internal affairs, Ambassador to France and Ambassador to Austria.

Milutin Garašanin
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Born(1843-02-22)22 February 1843
Died5 March 1898(1898-03-05) (aged 55)
Occupationpolitician, officer, ambassador, author

He was born to influential politician Ilija Garašanin[2] and went on to finish a prestigious French military school in Metz. Garašanin returned to Serbia and started a business in flour production located on the family estate in Grocka. When Serbian-Turkish Wars (1876–1878) started, Milutin Garašanin took part in the war serving as artillery captain. He was promoted colonel after the war and went to pursue a successful political career, founding the Serbian progressive party[3] and holding a number of important posts.[4][5] Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts elected Garašanin a full member.[6] Garašanin was considered to be one of the best orators of the Kingdom of Serbia.[7] He was awarded the Order of Prince Danilo I.[8]

Selected worksEdit


  1. ^ "BILO JE 28 SRPSKIH PREMIJERA MLAĐIH OD VUČIĆA: Da li predsednik Srbije BAŠ TOLIKO SLABO ZNA SRPSKU ISTORIJU?". (in Serbian). Retrieved 2019-09-10.
  2. ^ Hajdarpasic, Edin (2015-11-18). Whose Bosnia?: Nationalism and Political Imagination in the Balkans, 1840–1914. Cornell University Press. ISBN 9781501701108.
  3. ^ Protić, Milan St (2015-01-01). Between Democracy and Populism: Political Ideas of the Peopleʹs Radical Party in Serbia:(The Formative Period: 1860ʹs to 1903). Balkanološki institut SANU. ISBN 9788671790949.
  4. ^ "Da li znate ko je Milutin Garašanin? – Portalibris" (in Serbian). Retrieved 2019-09-10.
  5. ^ "Porodica Garašanin: Stvarali pet Srbija". (in Serbian). Retrieved 2019-09-10.
  6. ^ "Члан САНУ". 2012-12-21. Retrieved 2019-09-10.
  7. ^ "Milutin Garašanin – Portalibris" (in Serbian). Retrieved 2019-09-10.
  8. ^ Acović, Dragomir (2012). Slava i čast: Odlikovanja među Srbima, Srbi među odlikovanjima. Belgrade: Službeni Glasnik. p. 85.
  9. ^ "Dokolice – Milutin Garašanin – Portalibris" (in Serbian). Retrieved 2019-09-10.
  10. ^ Garašanin, Milutin (1939). Dokolice (in Serbian). Srpska književna zadruga.
  11. ^ "DVA NAMESNIŠTVA - Milutin Garašanin". Retrieved 2019-09-10.
Government offices
Preceded by
Radivoje Milojković
Minister of Internal Affairs
Succeeded by
Nikola Hristić
Preceded by
Đorđe M. Pavlović
Minister of Finance of Serbia
Succeeded by
Vukašin J. Petrović
Preceded by
Nikola Hristić
Prime Minister of Serbia
Succeeded by
Jovan Ristić
Preceded by
Milan Bogićević
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Succeeded by
Dragutin Franasović