Branko Mamula

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Branko Mamula
Бранко Мамула
4th Federal Secretary of People's Defense of Yugoslavia
In office
5 May 1982 – 15 May 1988
Preceded byNikola Ljubičić
Succeeded byVeljko Kadijević
Personal details
Born(1921-05-30)30 May 1921
Slavsko Polje near Vrginmost, Yugoslavia (now Croatia)
Died19 October 2021(2021-10-19) (aged 100)
Tivat, Montenegro
NationalityYugoslav
Political partySKJ
AwardsOrder of the Hero of Socialist Labour
Military service
AllegianceSocialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
Branch/serviceYugoslav People's Army
Years of service1941–1988
RankFleet Admiral
Commands
Battles/warsWorld War II

Branko "Đuro" Mamula (Serbian Cyrillic: Бранко "Ђурo" Мамула; 30 May 1921 – 19 October 2021) was a politician and Yugoslav officer. He was later the Minister of Defence of Yugoslavia from 1982 to 1988.

Mamula turned 100 in May 2021[1] and died in Tivat, Montenegro on 19 October 2021 from COVID-19.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Stoti rođendan Branka Mamule: Jedan od posljednjih svjedoka stvaranja i uništenja Titove Jugoslavije". vijesti.me. Retrieved 30 May 2021.
  2. "Preminuo admiral flote Branko Mamula". Vijesti (in Serbian). Retrieved 20 October 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)