Filip Vujanović

Montenegrin politician

Filip Vujanović (Montenegrin Cyrillic: Филип Вујановић, pronounced [fîlip ʋǔjanɔʋit͡ɕ]) (born 1 September 1954) is a Montenegrin politician. He was the 3rd President of Montenegro from 2003 to 2018. He was the country's first president since its independence in June 2006.[1]

Filip Vujanović
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3rd President of Montenegro
In office
22 May 2003 – 20 May 2018
Prime MinisterMilo Đukanović
Željko Šturanović
Milo Đukanović
Igor Lukšić
Milo Đukanović
Duško Marković
Preceded byDragan Kujović (Acting)
Succeeded byMilo Đukanović
In office
25 November 2002 – 19 May 2003
Acting
Prime MinisterMilo Đukanović
Preceded byMilo Đukanović
Succeeded byDragan Kujović (Acting)
2nd Prime Minister of Montenegro
In office
5 February 1998 – 5 November 2002
PresidentMilo Đukanović
Preceded byMilo Đukanović
Succeeded byDragan Đurović (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1954-09-01) 1 September 1954 (age 67)
Belgrade, Yugoslavia
(now Republic of Serbia)
Political partyDemocratic Party of Socialists (1993–present)
Spouse(s)Svetlana Vujanović (1985–present)
Children3
Alma materUniversity of Belgrade
WebsiteOfficial website

Early lifeEdit

In 1978 he graduated from the Law Faculty of the University of Belgrade.

From March 1978 to November 1980, he was an employee of the municipal and district prosecutor's office in Belgrade.

From November 1980 to January 1981, he worked as a court clerk at the District Court of Titograd.

In 1982-1993 he was engaged in advocacy.

From March 1993 to May 1995, Minister of Justice of Montenegro.

1995-1998, Minister of Internal Affairs of Montenegro.

From February 5, 1998 to November 5, 2002, Chairman of the Government of Montenegro as part of Yugoslavia.

Since November 5, 2002, Chairman of the Assembly of the Union Republic of Montenegro.

Since November 25, 2002, after the resignation of Milo Djukanovic he became acting president.

May 11, 2003 elected President of Montenegro; the inauguration took place on 22 May.

He was a supporter of NATO integration of Montenegro.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Profile, int.iol.co.za; accessed 4 December 2015.