Mitja Ribičič

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Mitja Ribičič
25th Prime Minister of Yugoslavia
In office
18 May 1969 – 30 July 1971
President Josip Broz Tito
Preceded by Mika Špiljak
Succeeded by Džemal Bijedić
Personal details
Born 19 May 1919(1919-05-19)
Trieste, Kingdom of Italy
Died 28 November 2013(2013-11-28) (aged 94)
Ljubljana, Republic of Slovenia
Nationality Slovenian
Political party League of Communists of Yugoslavia (SKJ)

Mitja Ribičič (19 May 1919 – 28 November 2013) was a Slovenian former politician.

He was the only Slovenian prime minister of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1969–1971). Between 1945 and 1957, he was at the top of the repressive system in Slovenia, and has been accused of violations of human rights and crimes against humanity.[1]

He was born in a Slovene-speaking family in Trieste, Italy on 19 May 1919. Ribičič died on 28 November 2013 in Ljubljana, Republic of Slovenia, aged 94.[2]

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