Janez Drnovšek

Slovenian politician

Janez Drnovšek (Slovene pronunciation: [ˈjàːnɛz dəɾˈnɔ́ːwʃək];[1][2] 17 May 1950 – 23 February 2008) was a Slovenian liberal politician. He was President of the Presidency of Yugoslavia (1989–1990), Prime Minister of Slovenia (1992–2002) and President of Slovenia (2002–2007).

Janez Drnovšek
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Drnovšek during a visit to Poland in 2006
2nd President of Slovenia
In office
22 December 2002 – 23 December 2007
Prime MinisterAnton Rop
Janez Janša
Preceded byMilan Kučan
Succeeded byDanilo Türk
2nd Prime Minister of Slovenia
In office
14 May 1992 – 7 June 2000
PresidentMilan Kučan
Preceded byLojze Peterle
Succeeded byAndrej Bajuk
In office
30 November 2000 – 19 December 2002
PresidentMilan Kučan
Preceded byAndrej Bajuk
Succeeded byAnton Rop
12th President of the Presidency of Yugoslavia
In office
15 May 1989 – 15 May 1990
Prime MinisterAnte Marković
Preceded byRaif Dizdarević
Succeeded byBorisav Jović
11th Secretary General of the Non-Aligned Movement
In office
7 September 1989 – 15 May 1990
Preceded byRobert Mugabe
Succeeded byBorisav Jović
Personal details
Born(1950-05-17)17 May 1950
Celje, Yugoslavia (now Slovenia)
Died23 February 2008(2008-02-23) (aged 57)
Zaplana, Slovenia
Political partyMovement for Justice and Development (2006–2008)
Other political
affiliations
League of Communists (Before 1990)
Liberal Democracy (1990–2006)
Spouse(s)
Majda Drnovšek
(div. 1980)
Children2
Alma materUniversity of Ljubljana
University of Maribor
Signature

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Slovenski pravopis 2001: Janez". "Slovenski pravopis 2001: Drnovšek".
  2. Janez in isolation: [ˈjàːnɛs].