Belgrade Cooperative

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Belgrade cooperative
Formation 1882
Purpose Economic unity and support
Key people

Belgrade Cooperative (Serbian: Београдска задруга / Beogradska zadruga) is a cooperative bank founded in 1882 to promote savings and support small enterprises, craftspeople and the poor of Belgrade. Member-shareholders have been paying membership in amount of one Serbian Dinar per week. That is the way for cooperative to became a public savings bank. Luka Ćelović was the first president of cooperative, also a first Serbian insurance group.

The building[edit]

The Belgrade Cooperative building was constructed on Karađorđeva Street in Belgrade between 1905 to 1907 according to plans of two architects, Andra Stevanović and Nikola Nestorović.


External links[edit] Bing maps