Yugoslav Radical Union

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Yugoslav Radical Union
Југословенска радикална заједница
Jugoslovenska radikalna zajednica
Chairman Milan Stojadinović
Founded 1934 (1934)
Dissolved 1941 (1941)
Merger of People's Radical Party, Slovene People's Party, Yugoslav Muslim Organization
Headquarters Belgrade, Serbia
Ideology Yugoslav nationalism
Authoritarianism
Radicalism
Italophilia
Political position Far-right
International affiliation None
Colours      Black (official)
     Green (costumary)

The Yugoslav Radical Union (Serbo-Croatian: Jugoslovenska radikalna zajednica, Југословенска радикална заједница; Slovene: Jugoslovanska radikalna skupnost; or JRZ) was a political party founded by Yugoslav Prime Minister Milan Stojadinović in 1935 as the ruling party of Yugoslavia that sponsored authoritarian mass mobilization. The party, whose agenda was based upon fascism, was the dominant political movement in the country until 1939, when Stojadinović was removed as Prime Minister.[1] Party members wore green shirt uniforms and addressed Stojadinović as Vođa ("Leader").[1] Stojadinović told Italian foreign minister Galeazzo Ciano that although the party was initially established as a moderate authoritarian movement, his intention was to model the party after the Italian National Fascist Party.[1]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Payne (1996), p. 325

References[edit]

  • Payne, Stanley G. (1996). A History of Fascism, 1914–1945. University of Wisconsin Press. ISBN 0299148742.