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Mirjana Marković

Serbian academic, journalist and politician

Mirjana "Mira" Marković (Serbian Cyrillic: Мирјана "Мира" Марковић, pronounced [mǐrjana mǐːra mǎːrkɔʋit͡ɕ]; 10 July 1942 – 14 April 2019) was a Serbian politician.

Mirjana Marković
Мирјана Марковић
First Lady of Yugoslavia
In office
23 July 1997 – 7 October 2000
Preceded byLjubica Brković Lilić
Succeeded byZorica Radović
Personal details
Born(1942-07-10)10 July 1942
Požarevac, German-occupied Serbia
Died14 April 2019(2019-04-14) (aged 76)
Moscow, Russia
Political partyLeague of Communists – Movement for Yugoslavia (1990–1994)
Yugoslav Left (1994–2003)
Spouse(s)
Slobodan Milošević
(m. 1965; d. 2006)
ChildrenMarko and Marija Milošević
ParentsMoma Marković (father)
Vera Miletić (mother)
OccupationProfessor of Sociology
EmployerUniversity of Belgrade
Criminal chargeAbuse of Office by Incitement
Criminal statusFugitive; Died during trial in absentia

She was the wife and widow of the Yugoslav and Serbian president Slobodan Milošević. She was the president of the Yugoslav Left political party from 2002 to 2003. Marković was wanted for fraud charges, lived under political asylum in Russia from February 2003 to her death on 14 April 2019.[1]

Marković died on 14 April 2019 in Sochi from problems caused by surgery, aged 76.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Preminula Mirjana Marković" (in Serbian). Večernje novosti. 14 April 2019. Retrieved 14 April 2019.