Kiro Gligorov

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Kiro Gligorov
Киро Глигоров
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1st President of Macedonia
In office
January 27, 1991 – November 19, 1999
Vice PresidentLjubčo Georgievski (1991)[1]
Preceded byVladimir Mitkov (as President of the SR Macedonia)
Succeeded byBoris Trajkovski
Personal details
Born(1917-05-03)May 3, 1917
Štip, Bulgarian-occupied Serbia (now North Macedonia)
DiedJanuary 1, 2012(2012-01-01) (aged 94)
Skopje, Macedonia
Political partyLCM/Independent[2]
Spouse(s)Nada Misheva (1943–2009; her death)

Kiro Gligorov (Macedonian: Киро Глигоров, pronounced [ˈkirɔ ˈɡliɡɔrɔf] (audio speaker iconlisten); May 3, 1917 – January 1, 2012) was the first President of the Republic of Macedonia from 1991 to 1999.

References[change | change source]

  1. Bideleux, Robert; Jeffries, Ian (2007-01-24). The Balkans: A Post-Communist History. ISBN 9781134583287.
  2. Sabrina P. Ramet et al., Building Democracy in the Yugoslav Successor States: Accomplishments, Setbacks, and Challenges since 1990, Cambridge University Press, 2017, ISBN 1107180740, p. 290.