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Radoje Kontić

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Preceded by  Milan Panic
Role  Politician
Name  Radoje Kontic

Religion  Serbian Orthodox
Nationality  Montenegrin
Succeeded by  Momir Bulatovic
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President  Dobrica Cosic Milos Radulovic (acting) Zoran Lilic Srda Bozovic (acting) Slobodan Milosevic
Born  May 31, 1937 (age 78) Niksic, Zeta Banovina, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (1937-05-31)
Political party  Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro
Party  Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro

Radoje Kontić (Радоје Контић) (born May 31, 1937 in Nikšić, Zeta Banovina, Kingdom of Yugoslavia) is a retired Montenegrin politician and technologist. He was the last Chairman of the Socialist Republic of Montenegro's Executive Council from 1989 to 1991 - a post which he obtained by riding the wave of the anti-bureaucratic putsch in Montenegro during January 1989. He also served as the Prime Minister of Yugoslavia from February 9, 1993 until May 19, 1998 when he lost a no-confidence vote. He was a member of the League of Communists of Montenegro and later a member of the Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro.

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Like many others in the technocratically inclined second generation of Yugoslav communists, Kontić entered politics through directorial stints in state-owned companies. In Kontić's particular case, he worked his way up the corporate/political ladder in the Nikšić steelmill throughout the late 1960s and 1970s. Finally in 1978 he became a member of SR Montenegro's Executive Council, thus entering politics full-time.

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Radoje Kontić Wikipedia


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