Mitja Ribičič

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Mitja Ribičič
Mitja Ribičič.jpg
25th Prime Minister of Yugoslavia
In office
18 May 1969 – 30 July 1971
PresidentJosip Broz Tito
Preceded byMika Špiljak
Succeeded byDžemal Bijedić
Personal details
Born(1919-05-19)19 May 1919
Trieste, Kingdom of Italy
Died28 November 2013(2013-11-28) (aged 94)
Ljubljana, Republic of Slovenia
NationalitySlovenian
Political partyLeague 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]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mitja Ribičič ovaden za genocid". RTVSLO.si.
  2. "Mitja Ribičič, Controversial Politician, Has Died".

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