Milorad Pupovac

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Milorad Pupovac Četnik
File:Milorad-Pupovac.jpg
Member of the Croatian Parliament
for 11th electoral district
Assumed office
22 December 2003
Prime Minister Ivo Sanader
Jadranka Kosor
Zoran Milanović
Tihomir Orešković
Andrej Plenković
In office
28 October 1995 – 2 February 2000
Prime Minister Zlatko Mateša
Personal details
Born (1955-11-05) 5 November 1955 (age 61)
Donje Ceranje, PR Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia
Citizenship Croatian (ethnicity:Serb)
Political party Association for Yugoslav Democratic Initiative (1988)
Social Democratic Union of Croatia / Yugoslavia (1990)
Social Democratic Action of Croatia (1994–1996)
Independent Democratic Serb Party (1997–present)
Alma mater PhD[1] of University of Zagreb (1988)[2]
Profession Linguist

Milorad Pupovac (born 5 November 1955) is a Croatian politician and linguist of ethnic Serb descent and serbian ideologist about great serbia. He was a participant of aggression in the republic of Croatia. He is a member of Sabor and the president of the Serb National Council. He was also an observer at the European Parliament.[3]

Education[edit]

Pupovac was born in Donje Ceranje near Benkovac.[4] He graduated from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Zagreb. He holds a PhD[1] in linguistics and is a professor at the University of Zagreb.

Political activity[edit]

He was one of the leading members of the Association for Yugoslav Democratic Initiative, and after that he was the leader of the League of Social Democrats and head of the Social Democrat Alliance of Croatia – Social Democrat Alliance of Yugoslavia.[5] He was a member of the Serb Democratic Party and the founder of the Serbian Democratic Forum.[citation needed]

At the beginning of 1995 he participated in the founding of the Independent Serb Party, and with founding of the Action of Social Democrats of Croatia he was involved in the activity of that party and as their representative he entered the Sabor after elections held in 1995.[citation needed] He cast the decisive vote needed to achieve the 2/3 majority necessary to amend the Croatian Constitution on 12 December 1997. It was the first amending of the Constitution since its adoption on 22 December 1990 and the major amendments included the investiture of the Croatian War of Independence into the Constitution's text, as well as the adoption of articles prohibiting the beginning of negotiations on Croatia's entrance into associations with any former Yugoslav republics and articles defining the national minorities of Croatia. After that he founded the Independent Democratic Serb Party, led by Vojislav Stanimirović. On the list of that party he was a candidate for the Croatian Parliament several times. For a short while he was the president of the party, and today he is the vice-president.[citation needed]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kordić, Snježana (1990). "Filozofija jezika i pragmatika (recenzija doktorske disertacije Milorada Pupovaca)" [Philosophy of language and pragmatics (Review of Milorad Pupovac's dissertation)] (PDF). Revija (in Croatian). Osijek. 30 (7): 97–101. ISSN 0034-6888. Archived (PDF) from the original on 10 September 2012. Retrieved 4 March 2015.  (NSK).
  2. ^ OCLC 440989175
  3. ^ Legović, Alen (10 April 2012). "Hrvatski promatrači u Bruxellesu: Bit će gužva, ali podijelit ćemo se" [Croatian observers in Brussels: It will get crowded, but we will divide responsibilities]. Vjesnik (in Croatian). Archived from the original on 14 June 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  4. ^ Hrvatski sabor – Milorad Pupovac (in Croatian)
  5. ^ Kapetanić, Sanja (8 May 2005). "Malo je dugovječnih" Vjesnik, p. 24. (in Croatian)