Ranko Krivokapić

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Ranko Krivokapić
Ранко Кривокапић
Ranko Krivokapić Senate of Poland.jpg
President of the Parliament of Montenegro
Incumbent
Assumed office
3 June 2003
Preceded by Filip Vujanović
Personal details
Born (1961-08-17) August 17, 1961 (age 52)
Kotor, SR Montenegro, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Nationality Montenegrin
Political party Social Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Divorced
Children 2
Alma mater University of Belgrade School of Law
Profession Lawyer
Religion Montenegrin Orthodoxy
Website Government Website

Ranko Krivokapić (Montenegrin Cyrillic: Ранко Кривокапић) is the Speaker of the Parliament of Montenegro and the President of the Social Democratic Party of Montenegro (SDP).

Biography[edit]

Krivokapić was born on August 17, 1961 in Kotor, Montenegro, Yugoslavia. His political interest began in the late 1980s. He graduated from the University of Niš Law School and started pursuing LLM at the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law. Besides his native language, Krivokapić also speaks English. He has two children.

Politics[edit]

He was elected a representative in Montenegrin Parliament six times, the first time being in 1989. He was also a Montenegrin representative to the Parliament of Yugoslavia from 1993 to 1997. From 2003 to 2006, Krivokapić served as the speaker of Parliament of Montenegro within the state union of Serbia and Montenegro. Following the ratification of an independence referendum held in 2006 by the Parliament of Montenegro, Krivokapić became the President of a sovereign parliament rather than of a constituent state of a union.

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