Zdravko Krivokapić

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Zdravko Krivokapić
Здравко Кривокапић
Krivokapić in August 2020
Prime Minister of Montenegro
In office
4 December 2020 – 28 April 2022
PresidentMilo Đukanović
DeputyDritan Abazović
Preceded byDuško Marković
Succeeded byDritan Abazović
Personal details
Born (1958-09-02) 2 September 1958 (age 65)
Nikšić, FPR Yugoslavia
(now Montenegro)
Political partyIndependent
Other political
For the Future of Montenegro
(August – October 2020)
Alma materUniversity of Montenegro
University of Belgrade
ProfessionProfessor, politician

Zdravko Krivokapić (Serbian Cyrillic: Здравко Кривокапић; born 2 September 1958) is a Montenegrin politician, engineer and university teacher, professor and the Prime Minister of Montenegro since 4 December 2020.

Krivokapić was removed from power in a motion of no confidence on 4 February 2022, although he continued as acting Prime Minister until the new prime minister, Dritan Abazović was sworn in.[1]

Biography[change | change source]

He was born in Nikšić in 1958. In 1981 he graduated from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Montenegro . He then did postgraduate studies at the University of Belgrade, in 1993 he obtained a doctorate at his alma mater in Podgorica . Professionally associated with the University of Montenegro, he worked as a professor in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of this university. Author of books, academic textbooks and scientific articles. Member of the program boards of several scientific journals.[2]

In 2020, he was one of the founders and assumed the position of chairman of the organization "Ne damo Crnu Goru",[3] supporting the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro during the conflict over new legal regulations. In the same year, he later became the leader of the electoral list of a broad opposition to the ruling Democratic Party of Socialists in the "Za budućnost Crne Gore"[2][4] election coalition (referred to as a pro-Serbian and pro-Russian political grouping[5] ), and after the elections become the Prime Minister designate of Montenegro (candidate for Prime Minister) after the elections.

Sources[change | change source]

  1. "Pala Vlada Crne Gore". balkans.aljazeera.net (in Bosnian). 4 February 2022. Retrieved 2022-02-04.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Nedeljnik.rs (2020-08-01). "Ko je Zdravko Krivokapić, čovek koji će "izaći na crtu" Đukanovićevom DPS-u". Nedeljnik. Retrieved 2020-11-10.
  3. News, Boka. "Osnovana organizacija "Ne damo Crnu Goru" | Boka News" (in Croatian). Retrieved 2020-11-10. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)
  4. "Državna izborna komisija - Crna Gora : Za izbor poslanika u Skupštinu Crne Gore". dik.co.me. Retrieved 2020-11-10.
  5. "Montenegro voters face choice between pro-EU ruling party and pro-Russian opposition". France 24. 2020-08-30. Retrieved 2020-11-10.