President of Serbia and Montenegro


The president of Serbia and Montenegro (Serbian: Председник Србије и Црне Горе) was the head of state of Serbia and Montenegro. From its creation in 1992 until 2003, when the country was reconstituted as a confederacy (state union), the head of state was known as the president of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

President of
Serbia and Montenegro
Standard of the President of
Serbia and Montenegro
Formation15 June 1992
First holderDobrica Ćosić
Final holderSvetozar Marović
Abolished3 June 2006
Succession Boris Tadić
Filip Vujanović

In 2006 the office was abolished as the state union was dissolved, with Serbia and Montenegro becoming independent countries.

No. Portrait Name
Representing Term of office Political party Note
Took office Left office Time in office
Presidents of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
1Dobrica Ćosić
Serbia15 June 19921 June 1993351 daysIndependent
Miloš Radulović
Montenegro1 June 199325 June 199324 daysDPS
2Zoran Lilić
(born 1953)
Serbia25 June 199325 June 19974 years, 0 daysSPS
Srđa Božović
(born 1955)
Montenegro25 June 199723 July 199728 daysDPS
3Slobodan Milošević
Serbia23 July 19977 October 20003 years, 76 daysSPSForced to step down in the Bulldozer Revolution.
4Vojislav Koštunica
(born 1944)
Serbia7 October 20007 March 20032 years, 151 daysDSSThe only president elected in direct election.
President of the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro
5Svetozar Marović
(born 1955)
Montenegro7 March 20033 June 20063 years, 88 daysDPSAlso head of government as Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Serbia and Montenegro (offices merged).