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Petar Stambolić (Serbian pronunciation: [pětar stambǒliːt͡ɕ]; 12 July 1912 – 21 September 2007) was a Yugoslav communist politician who served as the President of the Federal Executive Council (prime minister) of Yugoslavia from 1963 to 1967 and President of the Presidency of Yugoslavia from 1982 until 1983.

Petar Stambolić
Petar Stambolić 1958.jpg
5th President of the Presidency of Yugoslavia
In office
15 May 1982 – 15 May 1983
Prime MinisterMilka Planinc
Preceded bySergej Kraigher
Succeeded byMika Špiljak
20th President of the Federal Executive Council
In office
29 June 1963 – 16 May 1967
PresidentJosip Broz Tito
Preceded byJosip Broz Tito
Succeeded byMika Špiljak
2nd President of Serbia
President of the People's Assembly of
PR Serbia
In office
5 September 1948 – 16 December 1953
Prime MinisterJovan Veselinov
Preceded bySiniša Stanković (as President of the Presidium of the People's Assembly of PR Serbia)
Succeeded byJovan Veselinov
2nd Prime Minister of Serbia
President of the Executive Council of
PR Serbia
In office
5 September 1948 – 16 December 1953
PresidentSiniša Stanković
Preceded byBlagoje Nešković (as President of the Government of PR Serbia)
Succeeded byJovan Veselinov
2nd, 5th Chairman of the League of Communists of Serbia
In office
1948 – March 1957
PresidentSiniša Stanković
Himself
Prime MinisterHimself
Jovan Veselinov
Preceded byBlagoje Nešković
Succeeded byJovan Veselinov
In office
February 1968 – November 1968
PresidentMiloš Minić
Prime MinisterĐurica Jokić
Preceded byDobrivoje Radosavljević
Succeeded byMarko Nikezić
Personal details
Born(1912-07-12)12 July 1912
Brezova, Ivanjica, Kingdom of Serbia
Died21 September 2007(2007-09-21) (aged 95)
Belgrade, Serbia
NationalityYugoslavia (Yugoslav)
Political partyLeague of Communists of Yugoslavia (SKJ)
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BiographyEdit

Stambolić was born in Brezova, Ivanjica, Kingdom of Serbia and died in Belgrade, Serbia. He graduated from the University of Belgrade Faculty of Agriculture. He had a long career in the Serbian and Yugoslav communist parties. During the Second World War he was member of communist Partisan forces. His notable military engagements include the Partisan attack on Sjenica.[1] Stambolić served as president of the Central Committee of the Serbian Communist Party from 1948 to 1957. During that time he was prime minister of Serbia from 1948 to 1953 and then served as president of the National Assembly of Serbia until 1957 and President of the Federal Assembly of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia from March 26, 1957 until June 29, 1963. He also served as the president of the federal executive council of Yugoslavia from 1963 to 1967.

His nephew was Serbian president Ivan Stambolić.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Živković, Milutin (2011). "Dešavanja u Sandžaku od julskog ustanka do kraja 1941 godine" (PDF). Baština (in Serbian). Priština, Leposavić: Institute for Serbian Culture. 31: 268. Retrieved 12 June 2014.
Political offices
Preceded by
Sergej Kraigher
President of the Presidency of Yugoslavia
15 May 1982 – 15 May 1983
Succeeded by
Mika Špiljak
Preceded by
Josip Broz Tito
Prime Minister of Yugoslavia
29 June 1963 – 16 May 1967
Preceded by
Siniša Stanković
as President of the Presidium of the People's Assembly of PR Serbia
President of the People's Assembly of PR Serbia
5 September 1948 – 16 December 1953
Succeeded by
Jovan Veselinov
Preceded by
Blagoje Nešković
as President of the Government of PR Serbia
President of the Executive Council of PR Serbia
5 September 1948 – 16 December 1953
Party political offices
Preceded by
Blagoje Nešković
Secretary of the Central Committee of the League of Communists of Serbia
1948 – March 1957
Succeeded by
Jovan Veselinov
Preceded by
Dobrivoje Radosavljević
Chairman of the Central Committee of the League of Communists of Serbia
February 1968 – November 1968
Succeeded by
Marko Nikezić