|5th Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia|
24 July 2001 – 7 March 2003
|Preceded by||Zoran Žižić|
|Succeeded by||Position abolished|
|Born||8 August 1954|
Danilovgrad, PR Montenegro, FPR Yugoslavia
|Died||8 September 2016 (aged 62)|
|Political party||Democratic Party of Socialists|
Socialist People's Party
Dragiša Pešić (Serbian: Драгиша Пешић; 8 August 1954 – 8 September 2016) was a Montenegrin politician. He was the last Prime Minister of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia before it was officially transformed into the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro in February 2003.
In 1998, he became a Minister of Finance in Belgrade, when Socialist People's Party (SNP) leader at that time Momir Bulatović, a competitor of Milo Đukanović, became Yugoslav head of the government. After the fall of Slobodan Milošević, Democratic Opposition of Serbia (DOS) needed the SNP on the Yugoslav federal level to form a majority, because Đukanović had boycotted the 2000 Yugoslav election and openly called for Montenegrin independence from FR Yugoslavia.
He died on 8 September 2016 at the age of 62.
- Biography on SNP Official Site (in Serbian)
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