Predrag Marković

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Predrag Marković
Predrag Marković.jpg
Minister of Culture, Media and Information Society
In office
14 March 2011 – 27 July 2012
Prime Minister Mirko Cvetković
Preceded by Nebojša Bradić
(Culture)
Jasna Matić
(Telecommunications and Information Society)
Succeeded by Bratislav Petković
President of Serbia
Acting
In office
4 March 2004 – 11 July 2004
Prime Minister Vojislav Koštunica
Preceded by Vojislav Mihailović (Acting)
Succeeded by Boris Tadić
8th President of the National Assembly of Serbia
In office
4 March 2004 – 14 February 2007
Preceded by Dragan Maršićanin
Succeeded by Tomislav Nikolić
Personal details
Born (1955-12-07) 7 December 1955 (age 61)
Čepure, Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Political party G17 Plus
Residence Belgrade, Serbia
Profession Political scientist
Religion Serbian Orthodox

Predrag Marković (Serbian Cyrillic: Предраг Марковић; born 7 December 1955) is a Serbian politician, author and historian.

Political career[edit]

Marković was President of the National Assembly of Serbia[1] from 2004 to 2007 and the acting President of Serbia within Serbia and Montenegro between 4 March and 11 July 2004.[2] In addition, he has been the president of the G17 Plus Management Board, the President of the G17 Plus Political Council and member of their Executive Board. Since 2003, he has been Vice-President of the G17 Plus Party.[3]

Literary career[edit]

Marković is a member of PEN and the Serbian Literary Society and the president of the Association of Publishers of Serbia and Montenegro. He is the owner of the Stubovi kulture publishing house[4] and has written two books: Morali su doći nasmejani lavovi (Smiling Lions Had to Come) in 1983 and Otmenost duše (Prestige of the Soul) in 1989. He speaks Serbian, Russian, and Spanish.

Marković is a contributor and honourable member of the Urban Book Circle (Canada).[5]

Personal life[edit]

On 26 December 2015, Marković married Vesna (née Vujatović; born 1991).

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Victoria Advocate (6 June 2006). "Serbia declares itself sovereign". Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "World News: Election Watch". CNN. 13 June 2004. Retrieved 19 November 2009. 
  3. ^ The Victoria Advocate (18 August 2004). "Serbia restores state symbols". Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  4. ^ Erlanger, Steven (2 August 1999). "Yugoslav Opposition Plans Big Rally in Capital Aug. 19". The New York Times. Retrieved 19 November 2009. 
  5. ^ Predrag Marković Urban Book Circle bio
Government offices
Preceded by
Vojislav Mihailović
Acting
President of Serbia
Acting

2004
Succeeded by
Boris Tadić
Preceded by
Dragan Maršićanin
President of the National Assembly of Serbia
2004–2007
Succeeded by
Tomislav Nikolić
Preceded by
Nebojša Bradić
(Culture)
Jasna Matić
(Telecommunications and Information Society)
Minister of Culture, Media and Information Society
2011–2012
Succeeded by
Bratislav Petković