Zoran Đinđić as a Serbian Prime Minister and the Creator of Reforms Cover Image

Zoran Đinđić kao srpski premijer i tvorac reformi
Zoran Đinđić as a Serbian Prime Minister and the Creator of Reforms

Author(s): Bojan B. Dimitrijević
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences
Published by: Institut za savremenu istoriju, Beograd
Keywords: Zoran Đinđić; prime minister; reforms; biography; democratic party;

Summary/Abstract: Text is proving a concise overview of the basic elements for the biography of dr Zoran Đinđić, the first Serbian non-communist Prime Minister. The author investigates into his philosophical education, as well as his study and work in Germany in the course of the eighties. What follows is the brief description on the period of nineties, in which Đinđić was the leader of the Democratic Party. The backbone of the text is the analysis of his accomplishments as the Prime Minister. It encompasses his role in the preparation of elections and the democratic turn in October 2000, as well as the formation of the government and its activities 2001-3. His relations with the President of the FRY, Koštunica, the problems in relations with Montenegro, and other issues which were complicating and slowing the reform plans of dr Đinđić are highlighted. The resuming part of the article is describing the criminal conspiracy that has led to his assassination on the 12th of March, and it points out the historical fatality of the reformers in Serbia.

  • Issue Year: 2006
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 9-27
  • Page Count: 18
  • Language: Serbian