List of presidents of Montenegro

This is a list of Presidents of Montenegro.

The list includes the heads of state of the Socialist Republic of Montenegro, a constituent country of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and heads of state of the Republic of Montenegro (1992–2006), a constituent country of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and State Union of Serbia and Montenegro. Prior to 1974, Montenegro's head of state was the speaker of the Montenegrin parliament.

The President (Predsjednik) is directly elected to a five-year term and is limited by the Constitution to a maximum of two terms. In addition to being the Commander-in-chief of the Montenegro, the President has the procedural duty of appointing the Prime Minister with the consent of the Parliament, and has some influence on foreign policy. His official residence is located in the former royal capital Cetinje.

      League of Communists of Yugoslavia       Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro       Social Democratic Party of Montenegro

Order Head of State Lifespan Took office Left office Party Note
President of the Anti-Fascist Council of People's Liberation of Montenegro and the Boka (ZAVNOCGB)
1943 - 1944
N/A   Nikola Miljanić 1892–1957 15 November 1943 13 July 1944 Communist Party of Yugoslavia Leader of Montenegrin wartime assembly.
President of the Montenegrin Anti-Fascist Assembly of People's Liberation (CASNO)
1944 - 1946
N/A   Nikola Miljanić 1892–1957 13 July 1944 21 November 1946 Communist Party of Yugoslavia
President of the Presidium of the Constitutional Assembly
1946 - 1947
N/A   Miloš Rašović 21 November 1946 1 January 1947 Communist Party of Yugoslavia
Presidents of the Presidium of the People's Assembly
1947 - 1953
1   Miloš Rašović 1 January 1947 6 November 1950 Communist Party of Yugoslavia
2   Nikola Kovačević 1890–1964 6 November 1950 4 February 1953 Communist Party of Yugoslavia
(renamed)
Communist Party of Yugoslavia reformed and renamed into the League of Communists of Yugoslavia.
League of Communists of Yugoslavia
(renamed)
Presidents of the People's Assembly
1953 - 1974
2   Nikola Kovačević 1890–1964 4 February 1953 15 December 1953 League of Communists of Yugoslavia
3   Blažo Jovanović 1907–1976 15 December 1953 12 July 1962 League of Communists of Yugoslavia
4   Filip Bajković 1910–1985 12 July 1962 5 May 1963 League of Communists of Yugoslavia
5   Andrija Mugoša 1912–2006 5 May 1963 5 May 1967 League of Communists of Yugoslavia
6   Veljko Milatović 1921–2004 5 May 1967 6 October 1969 League of Communists of Yugoslavia
7   Vidoje Žarković 1927–2000 6 October 1969 5 April 1974 League of Communists of Yugoslavia
Presidents of the Presidency
1974 - 1990
8   Veljko Milatović 1921–2004 5 April 1974 7 May 1982 League of Communists of Yugoslavia
9   Veselin Đuranović 1925–1997 7 May 1982 7 May 1983 League of Communists of Yugoslavia
10   Marko Orlandić 1930– 7 May 1983 7 May 1984 League of Communists of Yugoslavia
11   Miodrag Vlahović 7 May 1984 7 May 1985 League of Communists of Yugoslavia
12   Branislav Šoškić 1922– 7 May 1985 7 May 1986 League of Communists of Yugoslavia
13   Radivoje Brajović 1935– 7 May 1986 7 May 1988 League of Communists of Yugoslavia
14   Božina Ivanović 1931–2002 7 May 1988 13 January 1989 League of Communists of Yugoslavia
N/A   Slobodan Simović
(acting)
13 January 1989 17 March 1989 League of Communists of Yugoslavia Acting
15   Branko Kostić 1939– 17 March 1989 23 December 1990 League of Communists of Yugoslavia
Presidents
1990 onwards
16 (1)   Momir Bulatović 1956– 23 December 1990 15 January 1998 League of Communists of Yugoslavia (until 1991) The pan-Yugoslav League of Communists of Yugoslavia was dissolved in January 1990 into six political parties (one for each republic), in Montenegro that was the Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro. First President of the Republic of Montenegro.
  Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro
(from 1991)
17 (2)   Milo Đukanović 1962– 15 January 1998 25 November 2002 Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro Second President of the Republic of Montenegro.
N/A   Filip Vujanović
(acting)
1954– 25 November 2002 19 May 2003 Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro Acting
N/A width="5px" style="background: ;" |   Rifat Rastoder
(acting)
1950– 19 May 2003 22 May 2003 Social Democratic Party of Montenegro Acting
N/A   Dragan Kujović
(acting)
1948–2010 Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro Acting
18 (3)   Filip Vujanović 1954– 22 May 2003 Incumbent Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro Third President of the Republic of Montenegro. Montenegro became independent on 3 June 2006.

See also

External links

  • Official Web Site of The President of Montenegrofr:Président de la République du Monténégro

pl:Prezydenci Czarnogóry

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