|Native name||Данило Калафатовић|
|Born||27 October 1875
Konarevo, Principality of Serbia
|Died||1945 (aged 70)
Moosburg, Nazi Germany
|Allegiance|| Kingdom of Serbia (1900–1918)
Kingdom of Yugoslavia (1918–1941)
|Years of service||1900–1941|
|Commands held||Chief of the General Staff|
First World War
Second World War
Danilo Kalafatović (Serbian Cyrillic: Данило Калафатовић; 1875 – 1945) was a military officer who served in the armies of the Kingdom of Serbia and Kingdom of Yugoslavia during the first half of the 20th century. During the Second World War, he became Chief of the General Staff of the Royal Yugoslav Army following the Axis invasion of Yugoslavia.
Life and career
With the Axis invasion of Yugoslavia in April 1941, General Kalafatović was named Chief of the General Staff of the Royal Yugoslav Army by King Peter II, succeeding General Dušan Simović. Following the defeat of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, Kalafatović designated Foreign Minister Aleksandar Cincar-Marković and General Radivoje Janković to sign the unconditional surrender of the country to the Axis powers. He died in 1945.
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- Levental, Zdenko (1992). Rodolphe Archibald Reiss: criminaliste et moraliste de la Grande guerre [Rodolphe Archibald Reiss: Criminal and Moralist of the Great War] (in French). Paris: L'age D'homme. ISBN 978-2-8251-0197-1.
- Vucinich, Wayne S. (1969). Contemporary Yugoslavia: Twenty Years of Socialist Experiment. Berkeley, California: University of California Press.
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