President of the National Assembly of Serbia

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President of the National Assembly of Serbia
Председник Народне скупштине Србијe
Predsednik Narodne skupštine Srbije
Standard of the President of the National Assembly of Serbia.svg
Standard of the President of the National Assembly of Serbia
Maja Gojković.jpg
Incumbent
Maja Gojković

since 23 April 2014
Style Mister/Madam President
Appointer National Assembly of Serbia
Term length Four years
Inaugural holder Slobodan Unković
Formation 11 January 1991
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The President of the National Assembly of Serbia (Serbian: Председник Народне скупштине Србије / Predsednik Narodne skupštine Srbije) is the speaker of the National Assembly. The President's term lasts four years, and is elected by members of each new assembly.

The President of the National Assembly serves as interim President of Serbia if the elected President resigns from office, or if his/her term expires and a new President is not elected.

History of the office[edit]

Duties and competences[edit]

According to the article 104 of the Constitution of Serbia:

  • The National Assembly, by a majority vote of all deputies, elect President and one or more Vice Presidents of the National Assembly.
  • President of the National Assembly represents the National Assembly, convenes its meetings, presides over them and perform other duties stipulated by the Constitution, the law and the rules of the National Assembly.

List of Presidents[edit]

Principality[edit]

National Assembly President Term
St. Andrew’s Day Assembly Miša Anastasijević 30 November 1858 – 31 January 1859
Nativity of Virgin Mary Assembly Živko Karabiberović 8 September 1859 – 24 September 1859
Transfiguration Day Extraordinary Assembly Todor Tucaković 6 August 1861 – 10 August 1861
Transfiguration Day Extraordinary Assembly Mijalko Radenković 10 August 1861 – 20 August 1861
Assumption Day Assembly Mijalko Radenković 16 August 1864 – 6 September 1864
Michaelmas Assembly Živko Karabiberović 29 September 1867 – 13 October 1867
Great National Assembly Živko Karabiberović 20 June 1868
Great Constitutional Assembly Živko Karabiberović 10 June 1869 – 29 June 1869
National Assembly Živko Karabiberović 14 September 1870 – 25 October 1870
Regular legislature Živko Karabiberović 5 September 1871 – 24 October 1871
Regular legislature Živko Karabiberović 24 September 1872 – 25 October 1872
Regular legislature Živko Karabiberović 15 November 1873 – 31 December 1873
Extraordinary legislature Dimitrije Jovanović 2 January 1874 – 27 January 1874
Regular legislature Đorđe Topuzović 8 November 1874 – 13 March 1875
Regular legislature Ljubomir Kaljević 15 August 1875 – 30 September 1875
Regular legislature Dimitrije Jovanović 30 September 1875 – 21 January 1876
Great National Assembly Đorđe Topuzović 14 February 1877 – 16 February 1877
Regular legislature Dimitrije Jovanović 19 June 1877 – 24 July 1877
Regular legislature Dimitrije Matić 24 June 1878 – 15 July 1878
Regular legislature Todor Tucaković 21 November 1878 – 20 January 1879
Regular legislature Todor Tucaković 1 November 1879 – 3 February 1880
Extraordinary legislature Vuja Vasić 11 May 1880 – 24 May 1880
Regular legislature Aleksa Popović 30 December 1880 – 22 May 1881
Regular legislature Aleksa Popović 7 January 1882 – 6 March 1882

Kingdom[edit]

National Assembly President Term
Regular legislature Aleksa Popović 6 March 1882 – 22 June 1882
Regular legislature Milan Kujunedžić 25 November 1882 – 31 December 1882
Extraordinary legislature Milan Kujunedžić 1 January 1883 – 11 January 1883
Extraordinary legislature Sima Nestorović 15 September 1883 – 22 September 1883
Regular legislature Milan Kujunedžić 6 May 1884 – 16 June 1884
Regular legislature Đorđe Pavlović 3 April 1885 – 23 April 1885
Extraordinary legislature Milan Kujunedžić 19 September 1885 – 23 September 1885
Extraordinary legislature Đorđe Pavlović 30 June 1886 – 13 July 1886
Regular legislature Đorđe Pavlović 15 July 1886 – 25 July 1886
Regular legislature Đorđe Pavlović 5 October 1886 – 2 November 1886
Regular legislature Todor Tucaković 15 November 1887 – 11 January 1888
Regular legislature Rista Popović 16 March 1888 – 16 April 1888
Great (Constituent) Assembly Kosta Taušanović 11 December 1888 – 22 December 1888
Extraordinary National Assembly Nikola Pašić 1 October 1889 – 18 April 1890
Regular legislature Nikola Pašić 1 November 1890 – 11 February 1891
Regular legislature Dimitrije Katić 11 February 1891 – 31 March 1891
Regular legislature Dimitrije Katić 28 December 1891 – 13 February 1892
Regular legislature Pavle Vuković 13 February 1892 – 31 March 1892
National Assembly Živan Živanović 29 March 1893 – 1 April 1893
Extraordinary legislature Nikola Pašić 1 June 1893 – 9 August 1893
Regular legislature Nikola Pašić 1 November 1893 – 12 January 1894
Regular legislature Svetomir Nikolajević 10 April 1895 – 26 April 1895
Extraordinary legislature Milutin Garašanin 24 June 1895 – 10 July 1895
Regular legislature Milutin Garašanin 12 November 1895 – 8 February 1896
Regular legislature Milutin Garašanin 5 October 1896 – 19 December 1896
Extraordinary legislature Nikola Pašić 29 June 1897 – 12 July 1897
Regular legislature Sima Nestorović 17 June 1898 – 15 July 1898
Extraordinary legislature Sima Nestorović 16 July 1898 – 11 January 1899
Regular legislature Sima Nestorović 20 September 1899 – 29 January 1900
Regular legislature Sima Nestorović 29 December 1900 – 31 December 1900
Extraordinary legislature Sima Nestorović 1 January 1901 – 29 January 1901
People’s Representative Body
(Senate and National Assembly)
Regular legislature
Rista Popović
(National Assembly)
1 October 1901 – 11 May 1902
Dimitrije Marinković
(Senate)
People’s Representative Body
(Senate and National Assembly)
Regular legislature
Rista Popović
(National Assembly)
11 July 1902 – 25 July 1902
Dimitrije Marinković
(Senate)
People’s Representative Body
(Senate and National Assembly)
Extraordinary legislature
Aca Stanojević
(National Assembly)
2 June 1903 – 17 June 1903
Petar Velimirović
(Senate)
National Assembly
Extraordinary legislature
Aca Stanojević 16 September 1903 – 30 September 1903
Regular legislature Aca Stanojević 1 October 1903 – 25 March 1904
Regular legislature Aca Stanojević 1 November 1904 – 3 March 1905
Extraordinary legislature
(assembly dissolved)
Ignjat Lukić
(temporary Speaker)
8 May 1905 – 17 May 1905
Extraordinary legislature Ljubomir Davidović 25 July 1905 – 5 August 1905
Regular legislature Nikola Nikolić 1 October 1905 – 19 April 1906
Extraordinary legislature Aca Stanojević 25 June 1906 – 22 July 1906
Regular legislature Mihailo A. Popović 1 October 1906 – 22 March 1907
Regular legislature Milenko Vesnić 22 March 1907 – 7 July 1907
Regular legislature Ljubomir Jovanović 1 October 1907 – 31 March 1908
Extraordinary legislature Stanojlo Vukčević 5 June 1908 – 7 August 1908
Extraordinary legislature Ljubomir Jovanović 27 September 1908 – 30 September 1908
Regular legislature Ljubomir Jovanović 1 October 1908 – 20 April 1909
Regular legislature Andra Nikolić 1 October 1909 – 12 June 1910
Regular legislature Andra Nikolić 1 October 1910 – 19 May 1911
Regular legislature Andra Nikolić 1 October 1911 – 1 February 1912
Extraordinary legislature Andra Nikolić 19 April 1912 – 30 June 1912
Extraordinary legislature Andra Nikolić 20 September 1912 – 30 September 1912
Regular legislature Andra Nikolić 1 October 1912 – 30 September 1913
Regular legislature Andra Nikolić 1 October 1913 – 19 June 1914
Extraordinary legislature Andra Nikolić 14 July 1914 – October 1915
National Assembly
(In exile on Corfu)
Andra Nikolić 28 August 1916 – 9 October 1916
National Assembly
(In exile on Corfu)
Đoka Bračinac 12 February 1918 – 14 April 1918
National Assembly Đoka Bračinac 14 December 1918 – 21 December 1918

Republic[edit]

      Communist Party of Serbia / League of Communists of Serbia       Socialist Party of Serbia       Democratic Party of Serbia       Civic Alliance of Serbia       Serbian Renewal Movement       G17 Plus       Serbian Radical Party       Democratic Party       Serbian Progressive Party

# Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term of Office Party
1 No image.png Siniša Stanković
(1892–1974)
1944 1945 Communist Party of Serbia
2 Aćim Grulović.jpg Aćim Grulović
(1898–1948)
1945 1948 Communist Party of Serbia
3 No image.png Isa Jovanović
(1906–1983)
1951 1953 Communist Party of Serbia
(until 1952)
League of Communists of Serbia
(from 1952)
4 Petar Stambolić 1958.jpg Petar Stambolić
(1912–2007)
1953 1957 League of Communists of Serbia
5 No image.png Jovan Veselinov
(1906–1982)
1957 1963 League of Communists of Serbia
6 No image.png Dušan Petrović
(1914–1977)
1963 1967 League of Communists of Serbia
7 Miloš Minić.jpg Miloš Minić
(1914–2003)
1967 1969 League of Communists of Serbia
8 No image.png Dragoslav Marković
(1920–2005)
1969 1974 League of Communists of Serbia
9 No image.png Živan Vasiljević
(1920–2007)
1974 1978 League of Communists of Serbia
10 No image.png Dušan Čkrebić
(1927– )
1978 1982 League of Communists of Serbia
11 No image.png Branko Pešić
(1922–1986)
1982 1984 League of Communists of Serbia
12 No image.png Slobodan Gligorijević
(1920– )
1984 1986 League of Communists of Serbia
13 No image.png Branislav Ikonić
(1928–2002)
1986 1988 League of Communists of Serbia
14 Borisav Jovic cropped.jpg Borisav Jović
(1928– )
1988 1989 League of Communists of Serbia
15 No image.png Zoran Sokolović
(1938–2001)
1989 1991 League of Communists of Serbia
Following the 1990 parliamentary election and constitutional reforms
1
(16)
Prof. dr Slobodan Unković crop.jpg Slobodan Unković
(1938– )
11 January 1991 5 May 1991 Socialist Party of Serbia
2
(17)
No image.png Aleksandar Bakočević
(1928–2007)
5 May 1991 28 January 1993 Socialist Party of Serbia
3
(18)
No image.png Zoran Lilić
(1953– )
28 January 1993 29 May 1993 Socialist Party of Serbia
4
(19)
No image.png Zoran Aranđelović
(1948– )
29 May 1993 1 February 1994 Socialist Party of Serbia
5
(20)
No image.png Dragan Tomić
(1936– )
1 February 1994 22 January 2001 Socialist Party of Serbia
6
(21)
Dragan Maršićanin.jpg Dragan Maršićanin
(1950– )
22 January 2001 6 December 2001 Democratic Party of Serbia
7
(22)
No image.png Nataša Mićić
(1965– )
6 December 2001 4 February 2004 Civic Alliance of Serbia
8
(23)
Dragan Maršićanin.jpg Dragan Maršićanin
(1950– )
4 February 2004 3 March 2004 Democratic Party of Serbia
No image.png Vojislav Mihailović (acting)
(1951– )
3 March 2004 4 March 2004 Serbian Renewal Movement
9
(24)
Predrag Markovic crop.jpg Predrag Marković
(1955– )
4 March 2004 14 February 2007 G17 Plus
10
(25)
Tomislav Nikolić, official portrait.jpg Tomislav Nikolić
(1952– )
8 May 2007 13 May 2007 Serbian Radical Party
Milutin Mrkonjić Crop.jpg Milutin Mrkonjić (acting)
(1942– )
13 May 2007 23 May 2007 Socialist Party of Serbia
11
(26)
Dulic Oliver.jpg Oliver Dulić
(1975– )
23 May 2007 11 June 2008 Democratic Party
12
(27)
Slavica Djukic Dejanovic (1).jpg Slavica Đukić Dejanović
(1951– )
25 June 2008 31 May 2012 Socialist Party of Serbia
13
(28)
Nebojša Stefanović Crop.jpg Nebojša Stefanović
(1976– )
23 July 2012 16 April 2014 Serbian Progressive Party
14
(29)
Maja Gojković.jpg Maja Gojković
(1963– )
23 April 2014 Incumbent Serbian Progressive Party

The Fathers of the house who started the new legislatures[edit]

Traditionally when a new Serbian parliament is formed the eldest deputy opens and leads the first session until a speaker is elected. Since the 2000 parliamentary election these deputies were:

Year Name Born-Died Party
2001 Zaharije Trnavčević 1926– Democratic Party
2004 Velimir Simonović 1928– Democratic Party of Serbia
2007 Borka Vučić 1926–2009 Socialist Party of Serbia
2008 Jovan Krkobabić 1930–2014 Party of United Pensioners of Serbia
2012 Zaharije Trnavčević 1926– Rich Serbia
2014 Milan Korać 1929– Party of United Pensioners of Serbia

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