Vladko Maček’s Émigré Letters to Prince Paul Karadjordjević (1946–1952) Cover Image

Emigrantska pisma Vladka Mačeka knezu Pavlu Karađorđeviću (1946.–1952.)
Vladko Maček’s Émigré Letters to Prince Paul Karadjordjević (1946–1952)

Author(s): Srđan Milošević
Subject(s): History
Published by: Hrvatski institut za povijest
Keywords: Vladko Maček (1879.–1964.); prince Paul Karadjordjević (1893.–1976.); correspondence; emigration

Summary/Abstract: After escape from Zagreb on May 6th 1945 Vladko Maček found himself in lifelong emigration, firstly in Paris, and than in the USA. From 1946 he started the correspondence with prince Paul Karadjordjević, who was kept in a confinement in South Africa, till 1948. In Maček’s letters one can find information on some aspects of political actions of the emigrants from Yugoslavia after WWII, about his personal political views (both on global and Yugoslav political situation, first of all anticommunism), as well as some details about Maček’s personal life. From the letters it is obvious that Maček more appreciated the communication and exchange of thoughts with Dragiša Cvetković and Prince Paul than with the political men who conducted coup d’etat of March 27 and majority of whom also spent the rest of their lives as emigrants. Mutual understanding between those who reached the Agreement in 1939 (Maček, Cvetković, prince Paul) remained unblured in the emigration.

  • Issue Year: 44/2012
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 299-322
  • Page Count: 24
  • Language: Croatian