Jovan Krkobabić

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Jovan Krkobabić
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Deputy Prime Minister of Government of Serbia
In office
7 July 2008 – 22 April 2014
Prime Minister Mirko Cvetković
Ivica Dačić
Preceded by Ivana Dulić-Marković
Succeeded by Zorana Mihajlović
Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Policies
In office
27 July 2012 – 22 April 2014
Preceded by Rasim Ljajić
Succeeded by Aleksandar Vulin
Personal details
Born (1930-02-27)February 27, 1930
Koljane, Yugoslavia
(now Croatia)
Died 22 April 2014(2014-04-22) (aged 84)
Belgrade, Serbia
Nationality Serbian
Political party Party of United Pensioners of Serbia
Residence Belgrade, Serbia

Jovan Krkobabić (Serbian Cyrillic: Јован Кркобабић, pronounced [jǒʋan krkǒbabitɕ]) (27 February 1930 – 22 April 2014) was a Serbian politician. He was the leader of the Party of United Pensioners of Serbia, Deputy Prime Minister of Serbia in charge of social affairs, appointed on 7 July 2008 and Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Policies from 27 July 2012 until his death on 22 April 2014.

Krkobabić graduated from the University of Belgrade's Faculty of Political Sciences, where he also earned his doctoral degree.[1]

His last name comes from the last name Babić of his ancestors who lived near Krka river in Skradin.[2]

His party contested the Serbian parliamentary election, 2007 together with Nebojša Čović's Social Democratic Party and won no seats. PUPS also took part in 2008 parliamentary election coalition with the Socialist Party of Serbia and United Serbia and won five seats.

Krkobabić died in 2014.[3]

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Government offices
Preceded by
Ivana Dulić-Marković
Deputy Prime Minister of Government of Serbia
2008 – 2014
Succeeded by
Zorana Mihajlović
Preceded by
Rasim Ljajić
Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Policies of Serbia
2012 – 2014
Succeeded by
Aleksandar Vulin