Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Yugoslavia)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Yugoslavia was the ministry responsible for representing the Kingdom of Yugoslavia internationally from 1918 to 1941 and the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia from 1945 to 1992. It may also refer to the ministry which represented Serbia and Montenegro (officially named the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia between 1992 and 2003) from 1992 to 2006.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Serbo-Croatian: Ministarstvo spoljnih poslova/Министарство спољних послова
Slovene: Ministrstvo za zunanje zadeve
Macedonian: Министерството за надворешни работи
Novi Beograd - The SIV building.jpg
The SIV building
Ministry overview
Formed7 December 1918; 101 years ago (1918-12-07)
Dissolved4 June 2006; 14 years ago (2006-06-04)
JurisdictionYugoslavia
HeadquartersSIV 1, Belgrade (1959–2006)
44°49′13″N 20°25′40″E / 44.82028°N 20.42778°E / 44.82028; 20.42778Coordinates: 44°49′13″N 20°25′40″E / 44.82028°N 20.42778°E / 44.82028; 20.42778
Ministers responsible
Parent departmentFederal Executive Council (1953–1992)

List of ministersEdit

Kingdom of Yugoslavia (1918–1941)Edit

No. Portrait Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party
1Trumbić, AnteAnte Trumbić
(1864–1938)
7 December 191822 November 19201 year, 351 daysIndependent
2Vesnić, MilenkoMilenko Vesnić
(1863–1921)
22 November 19201 January 192140 daysNRS
3Pašić, NikolaNikola Pašić
(1845–1926)
1 January 19215 January 19221 year, 4 daysNRS
4Ninčić, MomčiloMomčilo Ninčić
(1876–1949)
5 January 192227 July 19242 years, 204 daysNRS
5Marinković, VojislavVojislav Marinković
(1876–1935)
27 July 19246 November 1924102 daysDS
(4)Ninčić, MomčiloMomčilo Ninčić
(1876–1949)
6 November 19246 December 19262 years, 30 daysNRS
Trifunović, MilošMiloš Trifunović [sr]
(1871–1957)
Acting
6 December 192624 December 192618 daysNRS
6Perić, NinkoNinko Perić [sr]
(1886–1961)
24 December 192612 April 1927109 daysNRS
(5)Marinković, VojislavVojislav Marinković
(1876–1935)
17 April 19273 July 19325 years, 77 daysDS
JNS
7Jevtić, BogoljubBogoljub Jevtić
(1886–1960)
3 July 193224 June 19352 years, 356 daysJNS
JRZ
8Stojadinović, MilanMilan Stojadinović
(1888–1961)
24 June 19355 February 19393 years, 226 daysJRZ
9Cincar-Marković, AleksandarAleksandar Cincar-Marković
(1889–1947)
5 February 193927 March 19412 years, 50 daysJRZ
(4)Ninčić, MomčiloMomčilo Ninčić
(1876–1949)
27 March 194118 April 194122 daysIndependent

Yugoslav government-in-exile (1941–1945)Edit

No. Portrait Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party
1Ninčić, MomčiloMomčilo Ninčić
(1876–1949)
18 April 19411 January 19431 year, 258 daysIndependent
Jovanović, SlobodanSlobodan Jovanović
(1869–1958)
Acting
2 January 194326 June 1943175 daysIndependent
2Grol, MilanMilan Grol
(1876–1952)
26 June 194310 August 194345 daysDS
3Purić, BožidarBožidar Purić
(1891–1977)
10 August 19431 June 1944296 daysIndependent
4Šubašić, IvanIvan Šubašić
(1892–1955)
1 June 194417 October 19451 year, 138 daysHSS

National Committee for the Liberation of Yugoslavia (1943–1945)[1][2]Edit

No. Portrait Commissioner for Foreign Affairs Took office Left office Time in office Party
1Smodlaka, JosipJosip Smodlaka
(1869–1956)
29 November 19437 March 19451 year, 98 daysJNOF

SFR Yugoslavia (1945–1992)Edit

After the Communist Party of Yugoslavia took control of the country in 1945, most of the prewar ministers were removed from politics. Momčilo Ninčić, Bogoljub Jevtić, Milan Stojadinović, Slobodan Jovanović and Božidar Purić remained in exile. Miloš Trifunović, Milan Grol and Ivan Šubašić left politics.

No. Portrait Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party
Tito, Josip BrozJosip Broz Tito
(1892–1980)
Acting
30 November 194531 January 194662 daysSKJ
1Simić, StanojeStanoje Simić
(1893–1970)
1 February 194631 August 19482 years, 212 daysSKJ
2Kardelj, EdvardEdvard Kardelj
(1910–1979)
31 August 194814 January 19534 years, 136 daysSKJ
3Popović, KočaKoča Popović
(1908–1992)
15 January 195323 April 196512 years, 98 daysSKJ
4Nikezić, MarkoMarko Nikezić
(1921–1991)
23 April 196525 December 19683 years, 246 daysSKJ
Pavićević, MišoMišo Pavićević [sr]
(1915–1995)
Acting
25 December 196825 April 1969121 daysSKJ
5Tepavac, MirkoMirko Tepavac
(1922–2014)
25 April 19691 November 19723 years, 190 daysSKJ
Petrić, JakšaJakša Petrić [sr]
(1922–1993)
Acting
1 November 197215 December 197244 daysSKJ
6Minić, MilošMiloš Minić
(1914–2003)
16 December 197217 May 19785 years, 152 daysSKJ
7Vrhovec, JosipJosip Vrhovec
(1926–2006)
17 May 197817 May 19824 years, 0 daysSKJ
8Mojsov, LazarLazar Mojsov
(1920–2011)
17 May 198215 May 19841 year, 364 daysSKJ
9Dizdarević, RaifRaif Dizdarević
(born 1926)
15 May 198430 December 19873 years, 229 daysSKJ
10Lončar, BudimirBudimir Lončar
(born 1924)
31 December 198711 December 1991[3]3 years, 345 daysSKJ
Maksić, MilivojeMilivoje Maksić
(1928–2003)
Acting
11 December 199128 April 1992139 daysSPS

FR Yugoslavia / Serbia and Montenegro (1992–2006)Edit

Following the breakup of Yugoslavia and the secession of four out of six constituent republic in the SFR Yugoslavia the remaining two (Serbia and Montenegro) established a federation in 1992 called the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FR Yugoslavia). This lasted until 2003 when it was reconstituted as a political union called Serbia and Montenegro. In 2006 Montenegro declared independence and parted ways.

No. Portrait Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party
1Jovanović, VladislavVladislav Jovanović
(born 1933)
15 July 199230 September 199277 daysSPS
2Đukić, IlijaIlija Đukić
(1930–2002)
30 September 19924 March 1993155 daysDS
(1)Jovanović, VladislavVladislav Jovanović
(born 1933)
4 March 199315 August 19952 years, 164 daysSPS
3Milutinović, MilanMilan Milutinović
(born 1942)
15 August 19958 January 19982 years, 146 daysSPS
4Jovanović, ŽivadinŽivadin Jovanović
(born 1938)
9 January 19984 November 20002 years, 300 daysSPS
5Svilanović, GoranGoran Svilanović
(born 1963)
4 November 200016 April 20043 years, 164 daysGSS
6Drašković, VukVuk Drašković
(born 1946)
16 April 20044 June 20062 years, 49 daysSPO

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