President of the National Assembly of Serbia

The president of the National Assembly of Serbia (Serbian: Председник Народне скупштине Србије / Predsednik Narodne skupštine Srbije) is the presiding officer of the National Assembly of Serbia. The president is elected by members of each new assembly for a term lasting four years

President of the National Assembly of Serbia
Председник Народне скупштине Србије
Predsednik Narodne skupštine Srbije
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Standard of the President of the National Assembly of Serbia
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Incumbent
Ivica Dačić

since 22 October 2020
StyleMister/Madam President
ResidenceNo official residence
SeatHouse of the National Assembly, 13 Nikola Pašić Square, Stari Grad, Belgrade
AppointerNational Assembly
Term lengthFour years
Inaugural holderMiša Anastasijević
Formation30 November 1858

The president of the National Assembly serves as acting president of Serbia if the elected president vacates the office before the expiration of the 5-year presidential term due to death, resignation or removal from office.

Duties and competencesEdit

According to the article 104 of the Constitution of Serbia:

  • The National Assembly, by a majority vote of all deputies, elect the president and one or more vice presidents of the National Assembly.
  • President of the National Assembly represents the National Assembly, convenes its meetings, presides over them and perform other duties stipulated by the Constitution, the law and the rules of the National Assembly.

List of presidentsEdit

  Denotes Acting Head of the Parliament

MonarchyEdit

National Assembly Portrait President Term
Saint Andrew's Day Assembly   Miša Anastasijević 30 November 1858 – 31 January 1859
Nativity of Virgin Mary Assembly Živko Karabiberović 8 September 1859 – 24 September 1859
Transfiguration Day Extraordinary Assembly Todor Tucaković 6 August 1861 – 10 August 1861
Transfiguration Day Extraordinary Assembly Mijalko Radenković 10 August 1861 – 20 August 1861
Assumption Day Assembly 16 August 1864 – 6 September 1864
Michaelmas Assembly Živko Karabiberović 29 September 1867 – 13 October 1867
Great National Assembly 20 June 1868
Great Constitutional Assembly 10 June 1869 – 29 June 1869
National Assembly 14 September 1870 – 25 October 1870
Regular legislature 5 September 1871 – 24 October 1871
Regular legislature 24 September 1872 – 25 October 1872
Regular legislature 15 November 1873 – 31 December 1873
Extraordinary legislature Dimitrije Jovanović 2 January 1874 – 27 January 1874
Regular legislature Đorđe Topuzović 8 November 1874 – 13 March 1875
Regular legislature   Ljubomir Kaljević 15 August 1875 – 30 September 1875
Regular legislature Dimitrije Jovanović 30 September 1875 – 21 January 1876
Great National Assembly Đorđe Topuzović 14 February 1877 – 16 February 1877
Regular legislature Dimitrije Jovanović 19 June 1877 – 24 July 1877
Regular legislature   Dimitrije Matić 24 June 1878 – 15 July 1878
Regular legislature Todor Tucaković 21 November 1878 – 20 January 1879
Regular legislature 1 November 1879 – 3 February 1880
Extraordinary legislature Vuja Vasić 11 May 1880 – 24 May 1880
Regular legislature Aleksa Popović 30 December 1880 – 22 May 1881
Regular legislature 7 January 1882 – 22 June 1882
Regular legislature Milan Kujunedžić 25 November 1882 – 31 December 1882
Extraordinary legislature 1 January 1883 – 11 January 1883
Extraordinary legislature Sima Nestorović 15 September 1883 – 22 September 1883
Regular legislature Milan Kujunedžić 6 May 1884 – 16 June 1884
Regular legislature Đorđe Pavlović 3 April 1885 – 23 April 1885
Extraordinary legislature Milan Kujunedžić 19 September 1885 – 23 September 1885
Extraordinary legislature Đorđe Pavlović 30 June 1886 – 13 July 1886
Regular legislature 15 July 1886 – 25 July 1886
Regular legislature 5 October 1886 – 2 November 1886
Regular legislature Todor Tucaković 15 November 1887 – 11 January 1888
Regular legislature Rista Popović 16 March 1888 – 16 April 1888
Great (Constituent) Assembly   Kosta Taušanović 11 December 1888 – 22 December 1888
Extraordinary National Assembly   Nikola Pašić 1 October 1889 – 18 April 1890
Regular legislature 1 November 1890 – 11 February 1891
Regular legislature Dimitrije Katić 11 February 1891 – 31 March 1891
Regular legislature 28 December 1891 – 13 February 1892
Regular legislature Pavle Vuković 13 February 1892 – 31 March 1892
National Assembly Živan Živanović 29 March 1893 – 1 April 1893
Extraordinary legislature   Nikola Pašić 1 June 1893 – 9 August 1893
Regular legislature 1 November 1893 – 12 January 1894
Regular legislature   Svetomir Nikolajević 10 April 1895 – 26 April 1895
Extraordinary legislature   Milutin Garašanin 24 June 1895 – 10 July 1895
Regular legislature 12 November 1895 – 8 February 1896
Regular legislature 5 October 1896 – 19 December 1896
Extraordinary legislature   Nikola Pašić 29 June 1897 – 12 July 1897
Regular legislature Sima Nestorović 17 June 1898 – 15 July 1898
Extraordinary legislature 16 July 1898 – 11 January 1899
Regular legislature 20 September 1899 – 29 January 1900
Regular legislature 29 December 1900 – 31 December 1900
Extraordinary legislature 1 January 1901 – 29 January 1901
People's Representative Body
(Senate and National Assembly)
Regular legislature
Rista Popović
(National Assembly)
Dimitrije Marinković
(Senate)
1 October 1901 – 11 May 1902
People's Representative Body
(Senate and National Assembly)
Regular legislature
11 July 1902 – 25 July 1902
People's Representative Body
(Senate and National Assembly)
Extraordinary legislature
Aca Stanojević
(National Assembly)
Petar Velimirović
(Senate)
2 June 1903 – 17 June 1903
National Assembly
Extraordinary legislature
  Aca Stanojević 16 September 1903 – 30 September 1903
Regular legislature 1 October 1903 – 25 March 1904
Regular legislature 1 November 1904 – 3 March 1905
Extraordinary legislature
(assembly dissolved)
Ignjat Lukić 8 May 1905 – 17 May 1905
Extraordinary legislature   Ljubomir Davidović 25 July 1905 – 5 August 1905
Regular legislature Nikola Nikolić 1 October 1905 – 19 April 1906
Extraordinary legislature   Aca Stanojević 25 June 1906 – 22 July 1906
Regular legislature Mihailo A. Popović 1 October 1906 – 22 March 1907
Regular legislature   Milenko Vesnić 22 March 1907 – 7 July 1907
Regular legislature   Ljubomir Jovanović 1 October 1907 – 31 March 1908
Extraordinary legislature Stanojlo Vukčević 5 June 1908 – 7 August 1908
Extraordinary legislature   Ljubomir Jovanović 27 September 1908 – 30 September 1908
Regular legislature 1 October 1908 – 20 April 1909
Regular legislature   Andra Nikolić 1 October 1909 – 12 June 1910
Regular legislature 1 October 1910 – 19 May 1911
Regular legislature 1 October 1911 – 1 February 1912
Extraordinary legislature 19 April 1912 – 30 June 1912
Extraordinary legislature 20 September 1912 – 30 September 1912
Regular legislature 1 October 1912 – 30 September 1913
Regular legislature 1 October 1913 – 19 June 1914
Extraordinary legislature 14 July 1914 – October 1915
National Assembly
(In exile on Corfu)
28 August 1916 – 9 October 1916
National Assembly
(In exile on Corfu)
Đoka Bračinac 12 February 1918 – 14 April 1918
National Assembly 14 December 1918 – 21 December 1918

RepublicEdit

Source: [1]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party National Assembly Election
Took office Left office Time in office
Presidents of the People's Assembly of Serbia
1   Siniša Stanković[2]
(1892–1974)
April 1945 November 1946 0–1 years Communist Party of Serbia
2   Aćim Grulović
(1898–1948)[2]
November 1946 December 1948 1–2 years Communist Party of Serbia
3   Isa Jovanović
(1906–1983)[3]
December 1948 September 1953 4–5 years Communist Party of Serbia
renamed in 1952 to
League of Communists of Serbia
4   Petar Stambolić
(1912–2007)[3]
December 1953 1957 3–4 years League of Communists of Serbia
5   Jovan Veselinov
(1906–1982)[3]
1957 April 1963 5–6 years League of Communists of Serbia
6   Dušan Petrović Šane
(1914–1977)[4]
June 1963 May 1967 3–4 years League of Communists of Serbia
7   Miloš Minić
(1914–2003)[4]
May 1967 May 1969 1–2 years League of Communists of Serbia
8   Dragoslav Marković
(1920–2005)[4]
May 1969 May 1974 4–5 years League of Communists of Serbia
9   Živan Vasiljević
(1920–2007)[5]
May 1974 May 1978 3–4 years League of Communists of Serbia
10   Dušan Čkrebić
(born 1927)[5]
May 1978 May 1982 3–4 years League of Communists of Serbia
11   Branko Pešić
(1922–1986)[5]
May 1982 1984 1–2 years League of Communists of Serbia
12   Slobodan Gligorijević
(born 1920)[5]
1984 May 1986 1–2 years League of Communists of Serbia
13   Branislav Ikonić
(1928–2002)[5]
May 1986 May 1988 1–2 years League of Communists of Serbia
14   Borisav Jović
(born 1928)[5]
May 1988 May 1989 0–1 years League of Communists of Serbia
15   Zoran Sokolović
(1938–2001)[5]
May 1989 January 1991 1–2 years League of Communists of Serbia
Presidents of the National Assembly of Serbia
1
(16)
  Slobodan Unković
(born 1938)
11 January 1991 5 June 1991 145 days Socialist Party of Serbia 1st
(1991–93)
1990
2
(17)
  Aleksandar Bakočević
(1928–2007)
5 June 1991 25 January 1993 1 year, 234 days Socialist Party of Serbia
3
(18)
  Zoran Lilić
(born 1953)
25 January 1993 29 June 1993 155 days Socialist Party of Serbia 2nd
(1993–94)
1992
4
(19)
  Zoran Aranđelović
(born 1948)
29 June 1993 24 January 1994 209 days Socialist Party of Serbia
5
(20)
  Dragan Tomić
(born 1936)
1 February 1994 22 January 2001 6 years, 356 days Socialist Party of Serbia 3rd
(1994–97)
1993
4th
(1997–2001)
1997
6
(21)
  Dragan Maršićanin
(born 1950)
22 January 2001 6 December 2001 318 days Democratic Party of Serbia
(DOS)
5th
(2001–04)
2000
7
(22)
  Nataša Mićić
(born 1965)
6 December 2001 27 January 2004 2 years, 52 days Civic Alliance of Serbia
(DOS)
8
(23)
  Dragan Maršićanin
(born 1950)
4 February 2004 3 March 2004 28 days Democratic Party of Serbia 6th
(2004–07)
2003
  Vojislav Mihailović
(born 1951)
3 March 2004 4 March 2004 1 day Serbian Renewal Movement
9
(24)
  Predrag Marković
(born 1955)
4 March 2004 14 February 2007 2 years, 347 days G17 Plus
10
(25)
  Tomislav Nikolić
(born 1952)
8 May 2007[6] 13 May 2007[7] 5 days Serbian Radical Party 7th
(2007–08)
2007
  Milutin Mrkonjić
(born 1942)
13 May 2007 23 May 2007 10 days Socialist Party of Serbia
11
(26)
  Oliver Dulić
(born 1975)
23 May 2007 11 June 2008 1 year, 19 days Democratic Party
12
(27)
  Slavica Đukić Dejanović
(born 1951)
25 June 2008 31 May 2012 3 years, 341 days Socialist Party of Serbia 8th
(2008–12)
2008
13
(28)
  Nebojša Stefanović
(born 1976)
23 July 2012 16 April 2014 1 year, 267 days Serbian Progressive Party 9th
(2012–14)
2012
14
(29)
  Maja Gojković
(born 1963)
23 April 2014 3 August 2020 6 years, 102 days Serbian Progressive Party 10th
(2014–16)
2014
11th
(2016–20)
2016
15
(30)
  Ivica Dačić
(born 1966)
22 October 2020 Incumbent 80 days Socialist Party of Serbia 12th
(2020–present)
2020
Fathers of the House

Traditionally when a new Serbian parliament is formed the eldest deputy opens and leads the first session until a speaker is elected. Since the 2000 parliamentary election these deputies were:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia | Multi-party National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia (1991–2020)". www.parlament.rs.
  2. ^ a b "National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia | From the Great Anti-Fascist People's Liberation Assembly of Serbia to the Constitution of the People's Republic of Serbia (November 1944 – January 1947)". www.parlament.rs.
  3. ^ a b c "National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia | National Assembly of the People's Republic of Serbia (1947–1963)". www.parlament.rs.
  4. ^ a b c "National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia | Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Serbia (1963–1974)". www.parlament.rs.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g "National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia | Delegate Assembly (1974–1990)". www.parlament.rs.
  6. ^ Xinhua (8 May 2007). "Nikolic elected as Serbian parliament speaker". People's Daily Online. Retrieved 6 August 2020.
  7. ^ "Serb radical quits as speaker". Al Jazeera. 13 May 2007. Archived from the original on 15 May 2007. Retrieved 6 August 2020.