Branko Pešić

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Branko Pešić
Branko Pešić photo from archive.jpg
60th Mayor of Belgrade
In office
Preceded by Milijan Neoričić
Succeeded by Živorad Kovačević
Personal details
Born (1922-10-01)1 October 1922
Zemun, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Died 4 February 1986(1986-02-04) (aged 63)
Zemun, SFR Yugoslavia
Resting place Zemun Cemetery
Nationality Serbian
Political party SKJ
Profession Politician

Branko Pešić (1 October 1922 – 4 February 1986) was a member of the Yugoslav resistance forces during the World War II in Yugoslavia, and later leader of the Yugoslav Communist party in Belgrade[1] and Mayor of Belgrade from 1964 to 1974.

Pešić was one of the most famous Belgrade mayors, and his decade-long tenure saw the construction of many important projects including the Mostar interchange, Gazela Bridge and Terazije Tunnel.


  1. ^ Miller, Nick (2008). The Nonconformists: Culture, Politics, and Nationalism in a Serbian Intellectual Circle, 1944-1991. Central European University Press. p. 155. ISBN 963-9776-13-0. Retrieved 28 September 2009.